September, 2005

Posts
  • Eric Jarvi

    code colorizers

    Links stolen from an internal email thread for an HTML code colorizer, maybe it's just me but it's hard to find these using web search... (pre-post) http://www.carlosag.net/Tools/CodeColorizer/Default.aspx http://puzzleware.net/codehtmler...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Prepping to Create Team Projects

    This post, like all posts but more so, is my opinion, totally disclaimered, and likely out of date if you are reading this after TFS has shipped. The issue that every newbie hits is that giving a user TFS permissions by right clicking on the TFS server...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: devBiz X5 Web Client for Team System

    Direct from my ISV Buddy. This is still in Beta but X5 is a web interface for Team System that provides full access to work item tracking features of Team Foundation Server over any Internet connection, and looks very promising: http://www.devbiz...
  • Eric Jarvi

    latest QA community site

    I can't compete with the talking Automation Horse but in my pursuit of supporting QA community sites, here's a plug for AutomatedQA I got in email: ==== We'd like to invite you to visit aqCommunity, our new blog for developers and testers. AutomatedQA...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Code Analysis Policy Settings

    Brain dump of some random things I've learned about code analysis policy settings -- the settings that enforce code analysis prior to checking in source code. Team Foundation provides a way for the user to set a "lowest common denominator" code...
  • Eric Jarvi

    Coding for fun

    This looks like an interesting community of sorts starting up - http://msdn.microsoft.com/coding4fun/
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Where's the Team Menu Option?

    Common newbie question - I installed VSTS but where is the team menu option? Answer: There is one more step you need to do before it will show up - install the Team Foundation Client component on top of Visual Studio. Also it is important to realize...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: VSSConverter for Beta 3

    Using VSS Converter in Beta 3? Trust the blogs. Meet Akesh: http://blogs.msdn.com/akashmaheshwari/archive/2005/09/27/474304.aspx
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Converting from VSS/CQ to TFS version control?

    If you are experimenting with converting from VSS or CQ to TFS I got mail from a contact on the converter team who is interested in contacting you and making sure the toolset meets your needs. Let me know and I can introduce you. Here is some documentation...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Cross-platform VSTS with Teamprise

    "Teamprise is a suite of client applications for accessing Microsoft Team System from outside the Visual Studio environment. Previously codenamed "Allerton", Teamprise enables developers to use the source control and item tracking features of Team Foundation...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: manual tests and code coverage

    Here is a brain dump of some things I learned today about collecting code coverage information with manual tests: Enable code coverage in the Code Coverage section of the testrunconfig options found under the Test menu similar to how you would for...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Code Coverage Colors

    Code coverage coloring used to be green, blue, and red. In recent builds I suddently noticed it's more of a blue/purple/red type of color scheme. This is hearsay, it may or may not have any grounding in fact. But I overheard in the hallway the other day...
  • Eric Jarvi

    Kids Programming Language

    Just heard about this, haven't had a chance to really check it out but it looks really interesting: http://www.ms-inc.net/kpl.aspx
  • Eric Jarvi

    Acrylic August 2005 CTP download

    If you want to check out the latest design tools in the works... "Acrylic" (code name) is the professional design program that brings together the richness of pixel-based painting and the performance of editable vector graphics for a more fluid and...
  • Eric Jarvi

    blogs.infragistics.com

    This looks promising, up-and-coming blog site at Infragistics (supporter of the .NET community): "Blogs Anyone? I would like to make everyone aware of another information outlet from Infragistics - our new blog site. http://blogs.infragistics.com/...
  • Eric Jarvi

    leastprivilege.com

    Thank to .NET Delirium for pointing out this site: http://blogs.msdn.com/gduthie/archive/2005/09/01/459576.aspx
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: VB as the default language

    This seems to be a frequently asked question of C# users - why is VB the default language for my application? http://blogs.msdn.com/a_pasha/archive/2005/08/19/453713.aspx
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Check out DSL tools

    I don't know how many of you have already seen this but if you want some brain candy check out DSL as in Domain Specific Language. I just met a bright intern who is working on this team and is planning to give a high level overview presentation on September...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: saving your class diagrams as images

    This came up on an internal list and seemed useful (disclaimer: I am a complete class diagramming newbie) - if you want to share your class diagram images on a website, in email, etc. there is an Export Diagram as Image command from the class diagram...
  • Eric Jarvi

    billg on channel9

    http://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=111598
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Use TFS and Microsoft Project together

    Eric Lee posts on Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Project mappings: http://blogs.msdn.com/ericlee/archive/2005/09/08/462666.aspx
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Excel Is Your Friend

    Eric Lee is really coming through for us today, here is another one on Excel integration: http://blogs.msdn.com/ericlee/archive/2005/09/08/462669.aspx
  • Eric Jarvi

    podcast on performance testing

    "All about performance testing with Keith Moon" http://www.qapodcast.com/node/9
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: ASP.NET Unit Tests and PathToWebRoot

    It used to be extremely painful to get ASP.NET unit tests working together from the same code base on team build and in multiuser environments because of a hardcoded path in the unit test that would break on different machines with different local paths...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Installation Guide

    Read this first if you've installed security update 896358 or Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 on the machine you will be reading the installation guide on: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/902225/ Here's the installation guide: http://www.microsoft...
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