Rob Caron

Developer-related topics and other stuff.

September, 2006

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    Now Available: MSF Process Guidance Updates (Rev 1)

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    About a week ago I blogged about the release of MSF Process Guidance Updates . If you didn't have the latest version of WinZip installed, you may have encountered difficulties extracting the contents of the ZIP folders contained in those updates. I just...
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    What's New with the MSF Team

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    If you want to learn more about some of what's been going on behind the scenes in the MSF world on campus since we shipped Team Foundation Server, see David Anderson 's post, MSF Now Part of Patterns and Practices . I've been a bit slow to get this news...
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    CodeGuru: Catch C/C++ Errors Early with Application Verifier

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    CodeGuru.com has an article by Nick Wienholt on using Application Verifier to catch C/C++ programming errors earlier in the development life cycle ( CodeGuru: Catch C/C++ Errors Early with VSTS Code Verifier ). For a native C++ developer, VSTS Developer...
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    My Unfortunate Legacy: TFSSetup, TFSReports, TFSService, and TFSProxy

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    Throughout the Team Foundation Installation Guide , you'll see references to the following user accounts: TFSSetup, TFSReports, TFSService, and TFSProxy. I just want to dispel the myth that there's some correlation between using these literal names and...
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    MSDN Wiki: Translation Wiki for Brazilian Portuguese is Now Live

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    As noted on Soma's blog ( Translation Wiki ), the Brazilian Portuguese Translation Wiki is now live. This wiki contains the same content as MSDN Wiki , but it has gone through machine translation and human editing to provide that content in Brazilian...
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    Coming Soon: Team Foundation Power Toy

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    As a precursor to the release of an expanded Team Foundation Power Toy (tfpt.exe), which will ship outside of the Visual Studio 2005 SDK for the first time, Brian Harry wrote A Bit on Power Toy Philosophy . Watch his blog and this one for further news...
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    James Manning: Watching TfsActivityLogging

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    James Manning shares some more PowerShell goodness in his post that describes how to watch Team Foundation Server's activity log for changes. More recently, I've been looking at the TfsActivityLogging database (which has been blogged about before - make...
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    Fishing for Answers to Team System Questions

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    Martin Woodward blogged about where to turn for help when working with Team System, and I want to endorse what he wrote ( TFS Top Tip #8 - Where to get help ). For over two years I've been answering Team System questions. Whether it's to help with a wayward...
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    Sachin Rekhi: Team Edition for Database Professionals Extensibility

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    Microsoft rarely builds a product these days without providing extensibility points for others to build upon. Team System is no exception. See Sachin Rekhi's blog for a post about the extensibility points in Team Edition for Database Professionals. I...
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    TF30331: Failure to Connect to Team Foundation Server

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    If you're like me and you use a notebook at work to connect to Team Foundation Server throughout the day, you've probably seen this error message when you get home and you open Visual Studio to work on a project: Of course, this is because you're not...
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    Now Available: MSF Process Guidance Updates

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    We just published updates to the Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) Process Guidance that shipped with Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server. The source files contained in these updates are designed to work with the most recent release of the MSFWinBuild...
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