As you may know, Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Beta is now available (Now Available: Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Beta). This service pack also includes bug fixes, performance enhancements, and some new features for Team Foundation. You can download the beta by registering on Microsoft Connect.
The service pack includes the following improvements for Team Foundation:
Support for Microsoft Office 2007
With this service pack, Team Foundation now supports working with Microsoft Office 2007 Project and Excel. Team Foundation is supported for use with Microsoft Office Beta 2 Technical Refresh, or later.
Note: At this time there is no support for Microsoft SharePoint 2007, so don't use Team Foundation Server with Microsoft SharePoint 2007 just yet.
Support for Web Application Projects
With this service pack, Team Foundation now supports working with Web Application Projects.
Performance Improvements and Bug Fixes
The Team Foundation product team collected and analyzed all of the crashes that were uploaded through Dr. Watson crash analysis system. The top issues that accounted for a significant majority of all crashes that customers experienced or reported are fixed in this service pack.
This service pack includes 85 Team Foundation issues (including the features listed below). This includes all fixes that were delivered to customers as QFEs through the customer support team.
The following issue areas are addressed in the service pack:
The release notes for this beta release of this service pack are available online:
This service pack also includes some new functionality for Team Foundation, the documenation for which is still under development. Once it is available, I'll be sure to let you know.
Basic Authentication and Digest Authentication Support
An ISAPI filter that enables you to deploy Team Foundation Server more easily in environments where Internet users need access to Team Foundation Server without using a VPN connection.
Custom Controls in Work Item Types
You can now embed custom controls on your work item forms. You can persist custom control data in work item type fields, or elsewhere.
Detailed Merge History
Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server only provides summary data on merge history. This makes it difficult to build any sophisticated change tracking tools that track the flow of changes through branches. This service pack includes a new Web service method and object model API that provides detailed merge history data. The new API is named QueryMergesWithDetails and is available on the SourceControl object.
Move the Data Warehouse SQL Server Analysis Services Database to a Separate Server
You can now increase the capacity and performance of your Team Foundation Server database tier by moving the SQL Server Analysis Services database to a separate server. After you move the database, the data tier is composed of two computers: the relational data-tier server, and the analysis services data-tier server.
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Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Visual Studio 2005 clients and Team Foundation Server is scheduled to release
Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Visual Studio 2005 clients and Team Foundation Server is scheduled...
Comme annoncé sur les différents blogs, forum ... ces derniers jours, la beta 1 du SP1 de Visual Studio