Rob Caron

Developer-related topics and other stuff.

May, 2005

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    5-User TFS included with VSTS Role-Based Editions

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    This is just a quick post while I finish up Part 3 of my Hitchhiker’s Guide to Visual Studio Team System, which will focus on Team Foundation Server… We’re going to include a 5–user version of Team Foundation Server with each of the role-based editions...
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    RE: Team System - Team Test

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    Ed Glas, a Group Manager on Team System, asked me to post this response to Tim Weaver recent post on the testing features of Team System [ Team System – Team Test ]. No way to share test context between tests This is a limitation in the beta. We...
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    Today in History

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    “Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.” – Oscar Wilde 1506: Christopher Columbus dies in poverty in Spain. 1861: North Carolina...
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    Chats this Week

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    The following chats are scheduled for this week: Using the Domain-Specific Languages Tools for Visual Studio 2005 Domain-specific language tools lay the foundation for software factories by providing a framework and a set of tools for delivering...
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    Latest MSF for Agile Software Development is Available for Download

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    We just posted an update of MSF for Agile Software Development. MSF for Agile Software Development, Beta This download contains the agile process guidance that will be shipping with Visual Studio Team System. MSF for Agile Software Development is...
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    Multimedia Documentation - eHow-To

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    Windows Mobile just released a batch of what they’re calling, eHow-tos. Essentially, these are multimedia versions of what we call How To topics. Imagine having multimedia versions of walkthroughs, too. What do you think? Wouldn’t this be cool for Team...
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    New Readme Item for the Team Foundation Server Readme

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    Later today, I’ll be posting this new item in the online version of the Team Foundation Server Readme : 2.10. Team Foundation Server installation fails if the server was promoted to domain controller after installing any Team Foundation Server prerequisites...
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    Is your Team Foundation Server data tier getting hammered?

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    I’ve linked to this post from Buck Hodges before ( New Team System Stuff 2005–04–25 ), but it appears that people are running into this problem: Did you install your beta data tier in Virtual PC or Virtual Server and see a high CPU load while its...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2005-05-09

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    Visual Studio Team System If you’re installing Beta 2 using Virtual PC, you should learn to appreciate the almighty differencing disk . Chris Menegay shares Q&A from recent his recent Team System classes here and here . Mickey Gousset...
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    Upcoming Team System Events

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    Here are some upcoming events where you can learn more about Visual Studio Team System: Visual Studio 2005 Team System Technical Training (Microsoft) San Jose, CA: Thursday, 6/2 Visual Studio 2005 DevCon (Microsoft) St. Louis, MO...
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    On-Demand Team System Webcasts from the Experts

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    The following webcasts from the experts on their subjects are now available for on-demand viewing: Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Enterprise-Class Version Control Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System (VSTS) provides a completely new, highly...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2005-05-25

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    Visual Studio Team System Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the public announcement of Visual Studio Team System, which was announced at TechEd 2004 in San Diego [ Visual Studio 2005 Team System! ]. MOC 2631, the official Microsoft...
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    What is the Team System Modeling Strategy?

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    Here’s the summary of a white paper that we just posted to the MSDN Library: Visual Studio 2005 Team System Modeling Strategy and FAQ Summary : Customers and partners are keen to understand Microsoft's strategy for model-driven development and its...
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    PowerToy for Class Designer & Distributed System Designers

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    From the Class Designer team blog: We’ve published a set of set of add-ins which augments existing functionality in the Visual Studio 2005 Class Designer and the Distributed Systems Designers. The Design Tools Enhancements add-in provides a common...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2005-05-16

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    Visual Studio Team System The big news around Team System at the moment is the announcement on Rick LaPlante’s blog [ listening to customers ] and elsewhere about changes to the pricing and licensing of Team Foundation Server, and Team Suite upgrade...
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    Webcast: Ad-Hoc Reporting with SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services

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    As you may know, Team System reporting is provided by SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services. If you want to tap into the full power of SQL Server Reporting Services, and you’re not completely satisfied with the reports that come with a given MSF process...
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    REMINDER: Team Foundation Server Beta 2 Public Chat Today

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    Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Beta 2 Public Chat May 11, 2005 4:00 - 5:00 PM PDT Chat with members of the Team Foundation Server team. We'll be answering questions about Beta 2 and discussing our suite of source control, work item tracking...
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    REMINDER: Team Foundation Server Chat Today (5/12)

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    Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Beta 2 Public Chat May 12, 2005 8:00 - 9:00 AM PDT Chat with members of the Team Foundation Server team. We'll be answering questions about Beta 2 and discussing our suite of source control, work item tracking...
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    DevHawk: Introducing the Architecture Resource Center

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    From Harry Pierson's DevHawk Blog: Introducing the Architecture Resource Center Shortly after joining the Architecture Strategy Team, we worked with MSDN to re-launch the .NET Architecture Center. While we've had good success with that site,...
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