Download WordPress 2.8 RC1 (Release Candidate 1)
According to the latest blog post on the WordPress development blog, the release date for WordPress 2.8 has almost been confirmed; the target date for releasing WordPress 2.8 is 10th June.
Release Candidate 1 (RC1) of WordPress 2.8 is now available for downloads. According to the Official WordPress blog this may be the final RC released before WordPress 2.8 is released.
If you are interested in testing out the release candidate or just want to try out WordPress 2.8 before it is finally released, you can download it from the below link. You can also view the complete changelog to see the changes made since Beta 2, don’t forget to take a look at the new features in WordPress 2.8.