This just in today…

GREAT NEWS!

According to the Windows blog, S. Somasegar’s blog, and the In the Cloud blog, today Microsoft has made the RTM (Release to Manufacturing) builds of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 available for TechNet and MSDN subscribers to download.

Also now available is the RTM of Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

And also available today publically (that means, to anybody who wants to try it) is the Visual Studio 2013 RC (Release Candidate). 

“The new releases give developers everything they need to start building and testing the next generation of apps for the Windows platform and demonstrate our commitment to listening to feedback from the developer community.”

Gentlemen.. Start your downloads!