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I've been so involved with the VSTS RTM yesterday, that I almost didn't notice this
Click here to
download the latest SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP) and try out
the latest features of SQL Server 2008.
It seems that the US Tech-Ed is following Europe's lead, by breaking up the one large
conference into two: one for developers and one for IT professionals.
June 3-6, 2008 - Developers (developers, solution architects, designers, and
June 10-13, 2008 - IT Professionals
Both events will have a similar format with the ...
I just came across this download at
Microsoft. It provides an introduction to the concepts and step by step instructions
for creating and customizing TFS reports.
The zip file contains instructional PDF documents as well as several sample reports.
Way to go Microsoft, and SQL Server 2005!
For the first time in the report’s history, Microsoft is positioned in the Leader
quadrant in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse DBMS. The analysts say that
SQL Server 2005 is expected to grow in the data warehouse space and Microsoft’s vision
for SQL Server 2008 makes clear the ...
Thanks to the Team System Rangers (an elite squad of TFS experts inside Microsoft)
for putting together this document, which serves as a single point of entry into the
world of TFS Operations as well as Microsoft's recommended operational best practices.
So, start learning/mastering TFS operations by clicking here.
Microsoft has released a new version of VSTS Web Access Power tool. This
release is a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of what will ultimately be the 2008
version of the VSTS Web Access Power Tool.
Built against the TFS 2008 object model - In previous versions
of Web Access you had to install Team Explorer 2005 on ...
Call it a code generator, software factory, or just a clever script. If you can write
code that writes code - you win, even if just a small victory for humans in this contest we
call software development.
For example, I've been working on an ASP.NET application which contains many data
entry screens. You know the kind: very ...
& Practices group recently released the final version of the “Team Development
with Team Foundation Server” Guide. This guide has been in beta for the last couple
It shows you how to get the most out of Team Foundation Server to help improve
the effectiveness of your team-based ...
Yesterday, Microsoft released a
tool to migrate from IBM ClearCase to
Find more information on TFS migration topics, keep an eye on this blog.
My students this week told me about the new
version. I remember using the original XML Notepad, and it was great, very simple.
For the longest time, I couldn't find it on Microsoft's site to download, and then
a newer version showed up on CodePlex.