Rob Caron

Developer-related topics and other stuff.

August, 2005

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    Osellus: Using RUP in Team System

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    Some of the frequently asked questions we get about Team System and how it relates to RUP are: Can I use RUP in Team System? Can RUP processes be brought into Team System in the form of process templates? Can Team System provide a process...
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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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    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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    SQL Server Analysis Services Design Decisions in Team System

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    When I saw this post [ VSTS and SSAS 2005: another example of bad design? ], I passed the link to the PM that’s working on this for Team System, Tom Patton. He put together this response: The cube structure for RTM has been re-designed to address many...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2005-08-25

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    In this post you'll find the August 25, 2005 edition of New Team System Stuff with links to cool Team System related blog posts and other online resources....
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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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    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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    New Team System Stuff - 2005-08-24

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    In this post you'll find the August 24, 2005 edition of New Team System Stuff with over 50 links to cool Team System related blog posts and other online resources....
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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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    No Team Foundation Server in August CTP

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    Soon, the Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite August CTP will be available for download. You need not look for a Team Foundation Server August CTP, because there isn’t one. To put it simply, the Team Suite August CTP doesn’t have a paired Team Foundation Server...
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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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    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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    Team Foundation Server, Beta 3 & Visual Studio 2005 in the News

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    Microsoft Readies Release Candidate, RTM of Visual Studio 2005 eWeek - 8/22/2005 Microsoft is preparing to RTM Visual Studio 2005, deliver a release candidate of the technology, and provide a third beta version of a key component. MSDN users...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Team Foundation Server & Project Server

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    Update: For more recent guidance on this topic, see this post . Another frequently asked question around Team Foundation Server – does it replace Microsoft Project Server? The short answer – no, it doesn’t. Team Foundation Server specializes in...
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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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    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 - 2005-08-24

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    … for Architects Nick Malik – Enterprise Architecture Agility Roy Osherove – [Audio Interview] Ingo Rammer and Christian Weyer On Distributed Applications Architecture And Practices John Evdemon – Principles of Service Design Tom Fuller...
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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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    The 'Evil Empire' Strikes Back

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    Hmmm…does this mean Linus Torvalds should come to TechEd or PDC dressed as Luke Skywalker? Software Notebook: 'Evil Empire' Microsoft warms to open source Spotting the Microsoft contingent at last week's LinuxWorld was as easy as singling out...
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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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