VS 2005, Sql Server 2005 Release Date
It is official. Visual Studio 2005 (formerly "Whidbey") and Sql Server 2005 (formerly "Yukon") will be released the week of Nov 7: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2005/jun05/TechEd2005Day2PR.mspx
For all you Microsoft programming geeks like myself, this is good news! I wish it were sooner, but oh well.