The team and I were having a conversation about developers (we do that from time to time). It went something like:
Well, after several iterations of ideas on how we could do our little bit to address this, we decided to go with collating:
And then, with a little help from an agency, we created a Silverlight 3 application which presented the information in a way that developers will hopefully find rather useful and a little prettier than the whopping bit word document we created.
The final result is the Visual Studio Myth Busting Matrix.
This is a release candidate – both of the application and the content. The Visual Studio 2010 content is based on Beta 1 and will definitely be updated for Beta 2. We are really, really keen to get your feedback. We would love to know:
And most importantly any features or myths you think we missed.
Feel free to contact me through my blog, through twitter or just tweet with the tag #dotnetmyth which we will be watching.
P.S. And it does have spinning balls. Which I know MikeT (See rant!) and MikeO particularly admire :-)
Hopefully all is reasonably obvious.
Select a version of Visual Studio (2005/2008/2010)
Choose your focus (Rich Client, Web, Data, IDE etc)
Click on “read more” to… read some more
Optionally, tweet the myth out if you think it worthy (we are using #dotnetmyth as the tag)