The Visual Studio 2005 Developer Center is live! The Visual Studio 2005 Beta will be available for MSDN subscribers to download in a few days. Non-subscribers will be able to order the beta in a few weeks.
In the meantime, check out the new Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition Beta. You can download that right now.
Here are blog entries from various MSDN people with more information:
And finally, be sure to check out the Channel 9 Summer of Express Contest. Lots of good information and cool prizes.