Rob Caron

Developer-related topics and other stuff.

August, 2005

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    Suggested Reading (Project Management Edition) - 2005-08-13

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    Project Management Eli Robillard on Project Management and Task Switching Darrell Norton on Rapid Results without a Rugby Scrum Mike Diehl on Requirements and establishing priorities Joel Semeniuk on Why I Like CMMI and Documentation <>...
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    Webcast: The Art of Project Management by Scott Berkun

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    I’ve heard a lot about Scott Berkun’s new book, The Art of Project Management , and I suspect this Webcast will be equally awesome: The Art of Project Management A Dr. Dobb’s and C/C++ Users Journal Great Writers Series NetSeminar Date: Wednesday...
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    MSSCCI Interface for Team Foundation Version Control

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    A frequently asked question about SQL Server 2005 Management Studio is whether or not it will integrate with Team Foundation version control in the same way that it integrates with Visual Source Safe. Years ago, Visual SourceSafe established an interface...
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    Suggested Reading (Team Foundation Edition) - 2005-08-13

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    Team Foundation John Lawrence on Internet Explorer 7 and Team Foundation? Not 100% just yet Buck Hodges on Alert settings Dogfood statistics update Upgraded (how our last dogfood upgrade went) Saud Aziz on Visual Studio 2005 Team...
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    Suggested Reading (DSL Tools, GAT & Software Factories Edition) - 2005-08-13

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    It pains me to see that my DSL Tools & Software Factories queue has been sitting for the past month. That said, here’s a purge of that queue: From the DSL Tools Team Gareth Jones on TechEd Europe 2005 DSLs and Software Factories Thoughts...
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    Suggested Reading (Developer Edition) - 2005-08-13

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    Profiler Ian Huff on Profiler improvements in the July CTP release of Visual Studio Team System Maxim Goldin on Total, Application, Kernel, Overhead, Other samples - what are they all about?! Angry Richard on Response Files John Lyon-Smith...
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    Suggested Reading (Tester Edition) - 2005-08-13

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    Eric Jarvi On software testing resources How To Break Web Software "QA Podcast" "Best Practices" considered harmful? Testing in Team System Kevin Cogger on Testing the page object for an ASP.NET site Chris Menegay on Generic...
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    MSDN Webcast: Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Design for Operations Using AVIcode Intercept Studio and MOM 2005

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    The following Webcast is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7th at 11:00 Pacific (19:00 GMT). It demonstrates how another partner, AVIcode , is integrating with Visual Studio 2005 Team System. MSDN Webcast: Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Design...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2005-08-13

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    Visual Studio Team System Extending Visual Studio Team System Darren Jefford explores Team Foundation extensibility. Announcing the MSBuild Toolkit for Visual Studio 2005 RC! Chris Menegay linked to this post from June, but I’m still curious...
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    Details on the MSF for CMMI Process Improvement Webcast & Chat

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    These are the links I didn't have when I originally posted about this event [ MSF for CMMI Process Improvement Webcast & Chat ]: MSDN Webcast: Introducing Microsoft Solutions Framework for CMMI Process Improvement (Level 100) Thursday, August...
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    What is Community?

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    Despite the investment of time and money Microsoft has made in the name of community, there are those within the company that look upon community as a resource drain that competes with the development of our products and services. I would argue that the...
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    2nd Edition of the IASA Perspectives Available

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    “We'd like to introduce the latest newsletter, newly title 'Perspectives of the IASA'. This edition provides a detailed acount of the MDA and Software Factories as well as Systems Architecture. Also look for the details of the newest IASA working group...
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    MSDN Webcast: Increasing the Acceleration of Problem Resolution in Visual Studio Team System

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    The following Webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16th at 11:00 Pacific (19:00 GMT). It demonstrates how one partner, Identify , is integrating with Visual Studio 2005 Team System. MSDN Webcast: Increasing the Acceleration of Problem Resolution...
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    World's First Team System User Group?

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    For decades, user groups have existed for various computer-related communities. Most that are related to software development focus on a role (developer, architect, tester, etc.), a technology (.NET), a programming language (Visual Basic, C++, etc.),...
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    Mike Gunderloy on The Human Face of Microsoft

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    In an editorial for Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine, Mike Gunderloy offers an opinion about the impact blogging has had on Microsoft employees, customers and Microsoft products (in particular, Team System). I’m curious to read the comments that...
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    MSF for CMMI Process Improvement Webcast & Chat

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    On Thursday, August 18th, David Anderson will be presenting a Webcast introducing MSF for CMMI Process Improvement . Immediately following the Webcast, we’ll switch over to an MSDN Online chat to field and answer specific questions about MSF for CMMI...
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    Fixing Reporting Services Errors (rsWrongItemType) in July CTP

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    If you’ve successfully installed Team Foundation Server and created a team project, you’ll likely see this on the home page of the team project portal site: This is a known issue in the July CTP. To fix this issue, here’s the workaround you’ll need...
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    Sam Gentile on the Power and Impact of Blogging

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    While panning for blogworthy gold in the rushing river of blog feeds I subscribe to, I came upon this post from Sam Gentile , which made my day. Korby refers to my blog posts (especially the New Team System Stuff posts) as human aggregation, but assures...
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    Team Suite with Team Explorer (July CTP) on Windows Vista (Beta 1)

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    I've heard from a few people that they have experienced trouble running the July CTP versions of Visual Studio Team Suite with Team Explorer on Windows Vista, Beta 1. I'm not totally surprised. Since Windows Vista Beta 1 shipped after we had shipped the...
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    Installing Team Foundation Server Proxy and @H_APPLICATION_NAME@

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    If you’re installing Team Foundation Server Proxy, here’s a small errata change for the How to: Install Team Foundation Server Proxy topic in the Team Foundation Installation Guide, July CTP: In step 3 of the procedure, To configure Team Foundation...
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    Applications for Windows SharePoint Services

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    I’m a big fan of SharePoint, so I just had to point to this: Applications for Windows SharePoint Services These application templates are tailored to address the needs and requirements for specific business processes or sets of tasks for organizations...
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    Update for Team Foundation Server (proxy) - Registry Mods

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    With the caveat that I haven’t tried this myself just yet… For the July CTP, if you choose to install Team Foundation Server (proxy) you’ll need to add the following information to the Registry on the computer hosting the proxy to gain full functionality...
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    MSF for CMMI Process Improvement and Agile can Coexist

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    Some people are of the mindset that conforming to all but the lowest level of CMMI is only possible at the expense of agility. Glen Alleman, on his Herding Cats blog, has a post [ CMMI and Agile ] that digs into David Anderson’s post about how the Declaration...
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    How to Get Team Foundation Functionality in Visual Studio

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    Since Sam Gentile ran into this problem [ Where is Team Explorer and "Team" functionality in VSTS Team Suite July? It's Separate ], I figured I’d post something. To access Team Foundation functionality in Visual Studio, you must first install Team Explorer...
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    CMMI Certification Using Team System

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    DevSource , a Microsoft sponsored Ziff Davis site, has an article by Paul Ferrill that explains in a nutshell what CMMI is and how it came to be. He then goes on to explain how Visual Studio Team System can be used by software development teams to earn...
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