The 15th of August Microsoft released Visual Studio 2012 and .NET Framework 4.5 to Web.
Several usefull tools and blog posts followed the hours after.
Download: Visual Studio 2012
Mads Kristensen from Microsoft also released a new version of Web Essentials for Visual Studio 2012. The essenstials extension let you perform common task faster and easier. Pretty essential indeed ;)
Download: Web Essentials 2012
While your at it, remember to grab the newest versions of JetBrains ReSharper for Visual Studio, which makes your life a lot easier as a programmer. Once you tried it, you wonder how you could ever live without. Resharping, code elimination, autocomplete, etc, etc…
Schott Hanselman wrote a blogpost and posted several videos on getting up to speed with .NET 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012: Visual Studio 2012 and .NET Framework 4.5 is RELEASED – Here’s 5 minute videos to get you up to speed quick
Jason Zander, Vice President for the Visual Studio team wrote a “Top 12 of Visual Studio 2012”