Rob Caron

Developer-related topics and other stuff.

February, 2006

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    Viewing All Team Project Portal Sites

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    Today, I received e-mail from Matt asking why he can’t find all of the team project portal sites in the list of Sites and Workspaces found at http:// Application-TierComputer /_layouts/ lcid /mngsubwebs.aspx?view=sites . After all, this list includes...
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    TDD in Agitator and Team System

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    Today, I received e-mail from Tim Anderson of Tim Anderson’s ITWriting that he wrote an article on Reg Developer comparing Agitator and Team System’s testing tools, and their use in Test-Driven Development (TDD) ( Agitating Java and testing...
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    Process Guidance Print Tool

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    In a forum post last month ( MSF 4 CMMI Implementation ), Vinay Mishra asked where to get a printable version of MSF for CMMI Process Improvement. At the time, I told him there really wasn’t a solution for this. However, Mariano Szklanny sent me...
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    Estimating Data Growth in Team Foundation Server

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    Buck Hodges has a great post that analyzes some empirical data from our own dogfooding of Team Foundation Server. He uses it to arrive at a space estimation formula you can use to guesstimate how much disk space you may need. At a minimum, you’ll...
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    Team System Friday Morning Briefings

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    If you want a weekly dose of Team System from people closer to reality than those of us who work in Redmond, register for this series of Team System online events presented by Visual Studio Team System Technical Specialist, Sajee Mathew and his team....
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    Project Server - Team Foundation Server Integration

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    A recent e-mail touched on a FAQ we usually get about integration between Project Server and Team Foundation Server. I hope the answer that follows answers this question. Here’s an excerpt from the e-mail: Can you tell me when Microsoft plans...
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    Accessing Team Foundation Server Remotely

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    Team Foundation client applications, such as Team Explorer, access Team Foundation Server functionality through a collection of Web services hosted on Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0. The initial RTM release of Team Foundation Server only supports...
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    Is Team System Changing Everything?

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    Much to my chagrin, I forgot about David Anderson’s presentation on MSF for CMMI Process Improvement at Monday’s meeting of SeaSpin . I’ve been on their mailing list since last year when I found them through a separate Construx list...
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    Team Foundation Server and the Future

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    As Team Foundation Server packs its bags and prepares to head out the door, we’re turning up the heat on product planning for the next release of Team System. This is that magical time that reminds me of what Walt Disney called imagineering . Everything...
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    A Load of Load Testing Posts

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    There’s been a lot of attention lately on Team Foundation Server as it gets ready to ship. But if you haven’t been watching the Team System load & Web testing blogs (Bill Barnett, Josh Christie , Ed Glas, and Sean Lumley), you really should be. They...
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    Now Blogging - Robert Horvick

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    We borrowed Robert Horvick from another team at Microsoft last year ( Where I've been ... Team Foundation Source Control Proxy ), and I guess he enjoyed his time with us because he’s now a developer working full-time with the Team Foundation Version...
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    Goodies Galore to Download!

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    Got a nice color printer at work? Now’s the time to use it for something work-related. Earlier today, Team System MVP Willy-Peter Schaub unveiled ( www.drp.co.za upgrade goes live … VSTS & WCF posters and much, much more. ) a bunch of...
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    Updated Continuous Integration Sample for RC

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    We just posted an update of the continuous integration sample that accompanies Continuous Integration Using Team Foundation Build . This version works with Team Foundation Server RC, and should also work with the final RTM bits when Team Foundation Server...
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    Last Call - Setup Survey Closing After Today

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    The Team Foundation Server Release Candidate Survey is coming to an end! You have only today to qualify for the limited-edition t-shirt. There are still a few left for those who finish the survey and send the requested log files. Thanks very much to those...
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    Canadian Team System Tour

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    I got word from Guy Barrette (Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, and host of Visual Studio Talk Show ) that Microsoft Canada is running a series of two-hour Team System events across Canada starting tomorrow in Mississauga through June in Toronto. For...
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    Using Team Foundation with Visual Studio 6.0 and Visual Studio .NET 2003

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    We just released Visual Studio Team Foundation Server MSSCCI Provider Beta 2 , which now includes support for using Team Foundation with both Visual Studio 6.0 and Visual Studio .NET 2003. This release works with Team Foundation Server RC, and should...
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    Solutions for Extending Team System

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    Team System MVP and book-in-the-box author, Richard Hundhausen , compiled a list of the growing array of Team System “widgets and add-ins” that are available for extending Team System. You can find a link to that list on his blog. I...
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    Team Foundation Server RC Survey and T-Shirts

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    We found a discrepancy in the deadline for submitting survey feedback to be eligible for one of the limited edition t-shirts. The page on MSDN I wrote ( Team Foundation Server Release Candidate Survey ) mistakenly had 2/17 (today) as the final date. However...
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    MSDN Magazine - Extending Team Foundation Server to Enable Continuous Integration

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    My March 2006 issue of MSDN Magazine arrived today and it has an article by Ben Waldron on extending Team Foundation Server to support continuous integration ( Agile Development: Extend Team Foundation Server To Enable Continuous Integration ). It...
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    Team Foundation Dogfood Stats - February Update

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    John Lawrence posted the February update of our Team Foundation Server dogfood stats. See his post for the cool graphics and details. It's not long since I posted the last numbers, but Brian has just sent around the latest information, so here it...
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    Visual Studio 2005 SDK - February CTP

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    The latest release of the Visual Studio 2005 SDK, the February CTP, is now available for download from the Visual Studio Extensibility site. This release includes the DSL Tools, now apparently known as the Domain-Specific Languages Extensibility Kit....
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    Managing Projects with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System

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    Managing Projects with Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 Team System by Joel Semeniuk & Martin Danner Estimated Availability – 08/09/2006 ISBN – 0735622167 In an earlier post ( Team System and Project Management ) I was looking for project managers...
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    Software Engineering with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System

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    Software Engineering with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System by Sam Guckenheimer with Juan Perez Estimated Availability – 05/17/2006 ISBN – 0321278720 Amazon I'm now reading the final draft of Sam Guckenheimer's book, Software Engineering with...
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    Finding Team Foundation Command-Line Utilities

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    Just an FYI post for something I’ve seen in e-mail and blogs . A number of people are not finding the client-side Team Foundation command-line utilities (e.g., witimport, witexport, witfields, and TFSDeleteProject) where they used to be. With the Team...
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    Team System in Nice is Nice

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    Actually, it’s probably much better than nice. It’s probably awesome. I haven't been to Nice since May 1988, and then only for a few hours. Chances are that won’t change anytime soon. However, if you're in the area, or simply need a business excuse to...
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