Longhorn ==> Windows Vista

VS 2005 (aka Whidbey) is the next major version of Visual Studio.  The version after that is code-named Orcas, and will build applications that target the newly named Windows Vista, formerly code-named Longhorn.  Here are some related news pieces from today’s naming news:


Comments (2)

  1. Bill Sempf says:

    Scott, does this mean that the launch of Orcas and Vista will still be tied together like VS2005 and Yukon are? I know that was the original plan.

  2. Babak says:


    You mean Orcas generates 64-bit compatible codes ?