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  • Blog Post: New Virtual Images for you (yep, Happy Holidays!)

    I’ll let Brian Keller’s blog give you all the details, but we’ve got new Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 virtual images (now with sample data!) ready to go.  More here . And also, if you’re still monkeying around with VSTS 2008, you may have noticed that your current images are about to expire. ...
  • Blog Post: Team System Big Event – episode 2: The Tester

  • Blog Post: Team System Big Event – Thanks, Denver!

    Yesterday in Denver, the Team System Big Event series officially kicked off.  By speaking with those that attended, the day didn’t disappoint!  The recurring comment I received was, “Can you guys make it even bigger next time?” Big thanks go out to the speakers (excluding myself ): Joe Shirey...
  • Blog Post: Team System Big Event waitlisting in Denver & Phoenix

    The Denver and Phoenix venues have registered to capacity, but don’t fear!  You can still register and go on to a waitlist.  We do this to account for normal drop-off.  Chances are if you really want to go, you’ll get in no problem. In the small event that you cannot attend, you can still...
  • Blog Post: Team System Big Event will be Streaming, Too!

    If you haven’t done so already, register to attend the Team System Big Event in your area, as we want to pack the house and space is filling up quickly! If you’re not local enough to attend one of the venues, you’re in luck!  We’ve decided to stream the Denver event (on April 22nd) live via Live...
  • Blog Post: GertD has a new home: DBProj.com

    GertD, aka “Data Dude” has a new home on the web: http://www.dbproj.com/ The site is dedicated to Visual Studio Team System Database Edition.  Check it out – I’m sure you’ll find some good information there!
  • Blog Post: Brian Harry’s Speaking at the VSTS Virtual UG on 4/16

    Just in case you didn’t know, Brian Harry will be speaking at this month’s Team System Virtual User Group .  He will be speaking about Microsoft’s Adoption of Visual Studio Team System. Meeting Date: Thursday, April 16, 2009 Time: 11:00AM PDT/SLT (18:00 UTC) Location:  Microsoft Island in Second...
  • Blog Post: I told you it was coming! “Team System Big Event”

    I mentioned before , but couldn’t give away the details until now.. We’re covering all aspects of Application Lifecycle Management, and I hope to see you there. We plan to pack in each venue, so tell your friends.. There will be presenters from both Microsoft and the development community, including...
  • Blog Post: Check out these Free ALM Catalyst Workshops

    Ignite a Positive Reaction MAXIMIZE THE IMPACT OF TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER WITH FREE LIVE WORKSHOPS. There is continual pressure for IT departments to accomplish more for the business with fewer resources. Make sure your business application development projects are advancing with the greatest possible...
  • Blog Post: Sssshh!!! The Team System Big Event is Coming..

    We’ve got a cool event in the works.  Covering all aspects of Team System.  Presented by Microsoft, partners, and community influentials. Where?  Denver, Phoenix, Irvine, Mountain View, Portland. Don’t tell anyone! (Okay, do tell people – bring them along, but don’t give up your seat!...
  • Blog Post: There are Promotions & Discounts, People!

    Sorry, I gotta put on my sales hat for a minute.  In today’s economy, I want to make sure you get he biggest bang for your buck, not only with your existing investments, but any investments you’re looking to make.  Take a look at these deals below – I guarantee one of these will look appealing...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Team System for Database Professionals Workshop

    Overview Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition provides advanced tools for database change management and testing and offers functionality to enable database developers and administrators to be more productive and increase application quality in the database tier. Visual Studio Team System...
  • Blog Post: Take the Mystery Out of Team System and Team Foundation Server

    Attend this upcoming webcast, “MSDN Webcast: Taking the Mystery Out of Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server (Level 100)” presented by John Sanderson. Microsoft Visual Studio Team System means a lot of things to different people. In this webcast, we provide a non-technical overview of...
  • Blog Post: Leading Industry Analyst Firm Assesses the ALM Market Offerings and Their Providers

    In keeping you informed of third-party evaluations of our products and technologies, I wanted to draw your attention to recent research from Gartner, Inc .. The report – released December 17, 2008 under the title “MarketScope for Application Life Cycle Management” by analysts Jim Duggan, Matt Light ...
  • Blog Post: Just in Time For Christmas! New Team System Virtual Images

    I won’t duplicate content too much, but there are 4 updated virtual images for you to play with.  They expire on 12/31/2009. Here’s the link to the announcement:  http://www.pluralsight.com/community/blogs/brian/archive/2008/12/24/happy-holidays-and-look-what-santa-s-brought.aspx Happy Holidays...
  • Blog Post: Calling all Denver Area Team System Users!!!

    Have you .. ever wondered what more you could get out of your Team System product? come up with a cool extension, add-in, or way of using Team System and wanted to talk about it? ever wanted to swap war stories about your VSTS or TFS implementation with other Team System users? wanted...
  • Blog Post: VSTS Seminar Series - Thank you, Phoenix & Denver!

    Thank you to all of you who attended the VSTS seminar in Phoenix last week (June 12th, 50+ attendees) and in Denver (May 22nd, 30+ attendees). The event was very well-attended, highly-interactive, and received some excellent evaluation and feedback. We hope you found it worth your while! For an additional...
  • Blog Post: Collecting Code Coverage Data from a Load Test

    So I was asked an interesting question today at our VSTS/ALM Seminar in Phoenix :  Is code coverage data collected as part of a load test? Well, yes and no.  No:  Code coverage info is collected as part of running a unit test, not a load test. Yes:  If you run a unit test as part...
  • Blog Post: DB Pro ("DataDude") June CTP

    Are you ready for this?  No more design DB, meaning no longer are you required to have a local instance of SQL Server running on your machine. There are a ton of other things here, but that's my favorite.  Read more here , and download here .
  • Blog Post: VSTS Architect Edition Gets a Boost

    Brian Harry discusses some of the great new stuff coming down the chute for the Architect Edition of Team System in his notes from TechEd . His post can be read here . My favorite looks to be the "Architecture Explorer".
  • Blog Post: Creating a Data-Driven Web Test against a Web Service

    Okay, I'm sure some of you will tell me, "Yeah, I know this already!", but I've been asked this several times.  So in addition to pointing you to the MSDN documentation, I thought I'd give my own example. The more mainstream recommendation for testing a web service is to use a unit test...
  • Blog Post: Team System Key Online Resources

    I routinely send customers a list of online resources for them to do some self-learning. Below is a list of great places to start if you're starting to get involved with Visual Studio Team System, including Team Foundation Server. There are many, many other links which I can give you if you want to...
  • Blog Post: Phoenix: Awesome Upcoming SDLC/VSTS Event

    ADOPTING VISUAL STUDIO TEAM SYSTEM 2008 June 12, 2008 | Phoenix, AZ |Event ID: 1032374283 ABSTRACT/SUMMARY Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 (VSTS) is an integrated Application Life-cycle Management (ALM) solution comprising tools, processes, and guidance to help everyone on the team improve their...
  • Blog Post: Denver: Awesome Upcoming SDLC/VSTS Event

      ADOPTING VISUAL STUDIO TEAM SYSTEM 2008 May 22, 2008 | Denver, CO |Event ID: 103237428 2 ABSTRACT/SUMMARY Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 (VSTS) is an integrated Application Life-cycle Management (ALM) solution comprising tools, processes, and guidance to help everyone on the team improve...
  • Blog Post: Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and Visual Studio Team System 2008

    A new whitepaper discussing SOX compliance and VSTS has been released. Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 can be used to assist a business in collecting information that concerns its software-development practices, which may be of use towards compliance with a regulatory framework, such as Sarbanes...
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