Brian Harry's posted the final feature list for TFS 2008 (f.k.a "Orcas"): http://blogs.msdn.com/bharry/archive/2007/08/08/final-tfs-2008-feature-list.aspx
A few of my favorites:
Details on Brian Harry's blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/bharry/archive/2007/07/30/team-system-web-access-power-tool-available.aspx
You can download it HERE.
I mentioned this once before as a major pet peeve of mine. Why is it so hard for people to figure out how the security line works at the airport?
Again, I'm completely sympathetic if you haven't flown in the past say, 5 years. But if you have, you should know by now that shoes come off, laptops out, all metal removed, and the whole 3-1-1 thing for traveling with liquids.
To keep from flipping my lid when waiting in line, I've started ranking other travelers on a numeric scale based on their level of efficiency and awareness. If you're a traveler, I urge you to create your own, or use mine (below) as a baseline. (And to be fair, I only apply these rankings to those travelers who look like they should have a clue as to what they're doing - not the 80-year old man who's never seen a jet plane before.)
Ranks go from 1-5 (5 being the best you can be):
If nothing else, this helps pass the time when traveling the country. And if this helps just one person (ideally in front of me next time) move up in their personal rankings, then all this typing is worth it.
Well, it finally happened..!
Breaking News: All Online Data Lost After Internet Crash
Drum roll, please!.....
The official launch date for these products will be February 27th, 2008, in Los Angeles. Other launch events around the world will follow.
To get an idea of what will be included in the VS 2008 release, check out the Future Releases page.
As of the beginning of July, I'm in a new role. Actually, the role is the same, but the geography is changing. I'm now the Developer Technology Specialist for our Desert Mountain and Pacwest districts. Taking over my role in Southern California is William Salazar (email@example.com).
Announced and released this morning. It's been released to CodePlex, which means that source code is provided, and the connector is released "as is"..
Just check it out.. ever wanted to use .NET to build an awesome RIA (rich internet application) without scripting out to Flash?
Check out Microsoft's ALM Assessment
From the site:
In order to improve your development capabilities, you must first understand where you are today, then determine where you want to go; only then can you develop a solution roadmap. The ALM Assessment addresses the first point by providing you with a comprehensive ‘snap-shot’ of your development organization today. The ALM Assessment provides the following services:
Today Microsoft announced that it's acquiring DevBiz, the maker's of TeamPlain (TeamPlain is web-based solution for accessing Team Foundation Server).
Read the PressPass announcement here.
As a result, TeamPlain is now a FREE download for exsting TFS users.
Also, Brian Harry posted a look at the product.