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October, 2010

  • Brian Harry's blog

    TFS on Windows Azure at the PDC

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    **UPDATED May 18th 2001** - See http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bharry/archive/2011/05/18/update-on-tfs-on-azure.aspx Hosting of ALM in the cloud as software as a service is gradually becoming more and more popular. The vision, of course, is ALM as a seamless...
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    Dumping the contents of all of your TFS groups

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    A few days ago, a customer asked me for a way to display all of the TFS groups and their membership. We really don't have a way other than navigating through the dialogs. However, the TFS APIs to do this aren't all that hard to use. One of the developers...
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    Visual Studio 2010 Survey

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    As part of our preparation for Service Pack 1 of VS 2010, we are running a general product satisfaction survey to understand how people feel about the product and what areas, if any, they feel need to be improved. This is primarily targeted at the kind...
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    TFS 2010 SCOM Management Pack is Available

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    I know it’s been a long time coming but it is now here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=97ca3b31-3653-4d60-bdad-3f2017febdc3&displaylang=en I think (and hope) you will find it worth the wait.  It is a substantial upgrade...
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    Scrolling menus are dead!

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    OK, maybe not quite but a big step forward.  This week we released a hotfix for both VS and WPF that changes menu placement to eliminate scrolling menus when there actually is enough vertical real estate to avoid them.  In the screen shot below...
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    A Lesson in Farming

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    Take my advice.  Don’t get in a round bale ring with a cow. It’s been a while since I’ve written about my alter-ego – farmer Brian.  I’ve been meaning to write a general farm update post and still hope to in the next couple of weeks (with pictures...
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    Help improvements in VS 2010 SP1

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    Jeff recently blogged about some pretty significant improvements that are coming in VS 2010 SP1: http://thirdblogfromthesun.com/2010/10/the-story-of-help-in-visual-studio-2010-part-3/ We've gotten some very strong feedback about local help viewing...
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    A new generation of Hosted TFS

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    In TFS 2010, we did a bunch of work in the product to make it more "hostable" - meaning flexible, manageable, scalable, etc. In the months after the release of TFS 2010, we also worked on some new licensing plans to help make hosted TFS more affordable...
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    BizTalk 2009 and TFS 2010

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    After we released TFS 2010, I started to hear some complaints from BizTalk users that trying to build a BizTalk 2009 project using TFS Build associated with a TFS 2010 server did not work. The principle we strive for is that our various platform technology...
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    Discount ASP.net launches a hosted TFS service

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    Yesterday, Discount ASP.net launched a TFS Software as a Service offering.  It’s great to have a large scale, experienced, global hoster providing hosted TFS services.  Their offering starts at $20 per user per month.  You can read more...
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    Urban Turtle 3.5 Released

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    Urban Turtle is a TFS add-on that adds a Taskboard and Scrum management abilities to TFS Team Web Access.  I recently visited them in Montreal and got an up close look at the work they are doing and it’s very cool.  I strongly recommend it for...
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    TFS Hosting at HostBasket

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    The other day, I alluded to one more TFS hosting announcement coming soon.  Today, I can be more clear :)  HostBasket, has announce TFS hosting with a free offer through the end of the year.  Check it out at: http://www.hostbasket.com/en...
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    Praktik Hosting Updates their Hosted TFS Offering

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    One of our relatively long term hosting partners - Praktik Hosting, has just updated their hosting offering based on our TFS 2010 product and licensing changes. The result is a more affordable service with more features. They are also going beyond just...
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    Addendum to the Farming Lesson

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    I forgot one thing about my experience with the round bale feeder (perhaps I blocked it out :)).  As the calf started running off with the round bale feeder hooked on his hips, he was mooing in a total panicked frenzy.  This, of course excited...
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    Dogfooding TFS Build in Developer Division

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    I think, in a post a few months ago, I wrote about the latest evolution of dogfooding TFS within Developer Division - adoption of TFS build for much of our build automation needs. It's been a large undertaking because our build process is huge and incredibly...
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    VS ALM September documentation updates are available

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    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vstsue/archive/2010/09/27/vsalm-library-updates-on-msdn-for-september-2010.aspx Brian
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