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  • Blog Post: Workspaces standalone client updated for 1.2

    I made a few tweaks to WksAlone, the GotDotNet Workspaces standalone client, this afternoon to bring it in line with the recent v1.2 feature release. Download it here http://workspaces.gotdotnet.com/wksalone Changes: Installation/setup package for easy deployment. Improved Passport handling...
  • Blog Post: Farewell Craig

    Alas, Craig, it’s sad to see you go . I do appreciate the constructive feedback however as it’s always really helpful to hear different perspectives. Going through your points in turn: Reliability: This one really worries me. Clearly a source control system that loses...
  • Blog Post: Changes in the Workspaces releases area

    As I mentioned last week , the Workspaces on GotDotNet are going to see a few changes tomorrow. There will be some downtime while the modifications are made across the site but expect all data to remain intact. Some of the changes on the way in the releases section: Per-release download count...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces bug tracker changes coming soon

    Watch out for some improvements in the Workspaces bug tracker next week (Tuesday 3/16/04). Find that bug It’s true, the querying power in today’s bug tracker leaves somewhat to be desired. As the bug count rises, it can become increasingly difficult to track down a particular...
  • Blog Post: wksalone updated

    Thanks to Omar Shahine  for updating wksalone , now with built-in Workspace selection and stored window size/position preferences.
  • Blog Post: RSS Bandit moving on

    Dare posts about RSS Bandit leaving GotDotNet Workspaces . Workspaces is still a relatively young application and is something that continues to grow. Does it provide everything the community project developer needs? Not yet, but we're working on it. Looking at a few of Dare's points in loose...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces activity metrics

    In the Workspaces directory, what is the activity number and how is it calculated? The activity percentile assigned to each Workspace is calculated on a nightly basis and gives an idea of the relative activity of different Workspaces. As a percentile, a Workspace with a score of...
  • Blog Post: 'The Compressed (zipped) Folder is invalid or corrupted'

    Some people have reported problems downloading releases from the Workspaces application; either they find a 0 byte file, or are presented with the message 'The Compressed (zipped) Folder is invalid or corrupted'. Either way, not fun. From the list of late-breaking issues : On downloading a...
  • Blog Post: Passport exceptions in wkssync and wksalone

    (Just posted to the news sections in these Workspaces) If you're running wkssync or wksalone  on a machine that's not previously been used with the VS.NET provider for Workspaces, you need to do one of the following Run the VS.NET provider installation package or Create...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces 1.1

    Not to be left out, GotDotNet Workspaces has also seen a few changes recently. We’ve fixed a handful of problems and introduced a number of new features. Changes to watch out for: Access control system Notifications for Workspaces events Customization capabilities, including...
  • Blog Post: wksalone

    Just published: wksalone , a little wrapper that hosts the GotDotNet Workspaces Windows Forms interface in a standalone app, rather than Internet Explorer. Beware, this application is trivial and contains no pretty interface for selecting a Workspace or an type of error handling. Use...
  • Blog Post: wkssync

    Just finished setting up a new Workspace for wkssync , a little tool for incorporating a Workspace into an automated build environment. Hope this is useful for some
  • Blog Post: Default quotas

    There are a few changes in the default quotas that are now available by default with Workspaces v1. Source control: 30Mb Releases: 30Mb, no lower maximum file size Total members per Workspace: 100 Total Workspaces per user: 5 There's also a fancy form for requesting...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces v1.0

    It's taken some time, but today we released Workspaces v1.0 on GotDotNet: GotDotNet Workspaces provides a dynamic online environment enabling collaboration on software projects without the barriers created by geographical or network boundaries. As a free service for .NET developers, Workspaces...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces v1 release in progress

    Everything's ready to go with Workspaces. Deployment of Workspaces v1 will happen throughout the day today, so the GotDotNet site may display an upgrade message at various times. By this evening, all Workspaces will be available through the new 1.0 interface having been migrated into...
  • Blog Post: Debugging a WinForms control embedded in Internet Explorer

    We're just working through a couple of final issues with the Windows Forms interface to Source Control. While on the topic, here are a few useful links on the subject: Host Secure, Lightweight Client-Side Controls in Microsoft Internet Explorer Great overview of how to host Windows Forms...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces prerelease take 2

    There may be a little disruption to preview.gotdotnet.com while we deploy a new build. Fixes include proxy detection for both the WinForms control and VS.NET, as well as a handful of other small fixes. The final pieces are coming together - we're looking good for a release next Tuesday.  
  • Blog Post: Prerelease issues

    One further known issue with the preview site: The VS.NET source control provider requires a writable c:\temp directory to be present at runtime. This folder is used to store trace information that can be useful in troubleshooting, but is something we'll be removing for the full release.
  • Blog Post: Workspace v1 prerelease is live

    The prerelease site is live at preview.gotdotnet.com ! This is only running on a single server right now and is subject to some updates and possible downtime over the next few days, but feel free to take a look around at the changes we've made. A couple of known issues: The Windows Forms...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces v1 prerelease plans

    As this Workspaces release is going to mean several changes across the site, we'll be deploying a copy of GDN (including the new Workspaces bits) on an internet facing server in the next few days to try things out before we go live. For those interested, anyone will be welcome to come take...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces v1 release nears

    Well, it's been far too long since my last post but let's not dwell on that. Rest assured, the GotDotNet team has been busy at work. So where's Workspaces at? Well, we're getting really close to the v1.0 release planned for the end of this month. All feature work was completed last month - all...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces M1 complete

    Last week we reached a significant milestone on the road to v1, with the VS.NET source control provider reaching code complete. Almost all source control functions support by the IDE now act directly on a Workspace in much the same way they would with a local SourceSafe database (less sharing and graphical...
  • Blog Post: Progress with the VS.NET integration

    Things are looking great with the VS.NET integration piece. An MSI package now installs the relevant assemblies and registers Workspaces with Visual Studio. On loading from source control, you're prompted for Passport credentials, the Workspace you're using and a local folder, and everything flows on...
  • Blog Post: Workspaces v1 - Directory mockup

    The directory should look something like this in the next version. Note sortable columns, and a significantly extented set of filters, including 'my Workspaces', 'Workspaces with releases' and an extended set of languages and technologies.
  • Blog Post: Workspaces v1 - where we're going

    Right now, were busy at work on the first full release of Workspaces, version 1.0. There was a load of great feedback from the beta, and while not everything made the final cut, this version should have a number of improvements and a couple of significant new features. The biggest addition were making...
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