Providing developers with the tools for building Windows 8 applications, Microsoft is however altering their normal procedure of first dibs for MSDN subscribers and instead, making the Visual Studio 2012 tooling available to all developers on Wednesday. MSDN subscribers will be the only ones to gain access to the Windows 8 RTM today. The move is intended to provide developers with the means to finalize their applications, including Windows RT before the final release date of Windows 8. Read the full story here.
Wednesday, Microsoft has slated the release of both Visual Studio 2012 with .NET Framework 4.5, and Windows 8 RTM the first day for download, MSDN subscribers only.