Martin Woodward talks about Teamprise

In this version of The Smackdown Mark and Clark have the awesome opportunity to spend some time with Martin Woodward. Martin recently joined Microsoft as a result of the Microsoft Teamprise acquisition joining the Visual Studio ALM Suite of tools. Martin tells us all about getting his Microsoft chip installed as well as some Teamprise stuff too.

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Show Notes

Martin Woodward blogs at http://woodwardweb.com and is one of the hosts of RadioTfsRadioTfs is a podcast focused on everything Team Foundation Server

What is Teamprise?

Teamprise offers a suite of client applications for accessing Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server from outside the Visual Studio environment (IDE).

Teamprise enables software development teams to use the source control, work item tracking, build, and reporting features of Team Foundation Server from other platforms, including Macintosh and UNIX systems, and from within Eclipse-based IDEs.

During the show Martin referenced the Teamprise Build Extensions.  You can find that and many other utilities on their labs page.

The beta “Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer 2010 codename “Eaglestone” release can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/bharry/archive/2010/03/04/microsoft-visual-studio-team-explorer-2010.aspx

Remember those 3270 screens you loved so much?  Check out Teamprise on the mainframe.

We did talk about fun “build” related software check out:

Clark talked about starting to get into the ZWave world.  Here are a number of good starting places:

Tips and Tricks

Unfortunately there were no tips and tricks for this show.