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User Experience in a platform: the Visual Studio ALM example
by Matteo Emili, Microsoft MVP ISO 9241-210 defines User Experience as "a person's perceptions and responses that result from the use or anticipated use of a product, system or service". So, a good UX is a good feeling in using a certain product, or a good perception of it. Creating a good User...
20 Sep 2013
Well, I like Team Foundation Server and I like Git, but which is better?
With apologies to Harry Hill , we won’t be having a fight to find out because choosing between Git and Team Foundation Server ( TFS ) is no longer mutually exclusive. Version control is probably the single most important piece of the development environment after the IDE itself, essential for teams and...
5 Aug 2013
Innovation in ALM (yes, really)
by Matteo Emili, Microsoft MVP It’s not easy to bring innovation in a field like the Application Lifecycle Management, where you have to deal with several user roles, each with its own needs. We just left //Build behind us, and Microsoft with the Visual Studio ALM 2013 release - currently...
15 Jul 2013
Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 announcements from Build and TechEd
Over the past few weeks it’s been one of many exciting announcements across the Build and TechEd conferences in the world of Visual Studio and I thought I would post some summaries so that you can drill in for more information. If you still want further details, full conference keynote and session videos...
3 Jul 2013
Free Application Lifecycle Management in Visual Studio 2012 Events in Glasgow, Nottingham and Cardiff
I’m really pleased to be taking our popular Application Lifecycle Management with VS2012 workshops out to some new venues across the UK. I hope that these will prove as popular as our London, Reading and Edinburgh events and give me a chance to ...read more
22 Apr 2013
Free Online Developer Event - April 24th
On the 24 th April we are hosting a development focussed day as part of our free online Tech Days event. The sessions are short bite sized sessions for you to watch from the comfort of your own desk, with an agenda as below… Day One, Wednesday ...read more
15 Apr 2013
In the hot seat: Jason Zander
Who is Jason Zander I'm the corporate vice president for the development team of Windows Azure in the Server and Tools Business at Microsoft. I've worked on lots of products in twenty years at Microsoft with the unifying theme of building platforms and tools for developers to do great work. ...
29 Jan 2013
So, do you know how big Visual Studio is?
Well there is Visual Studio IDE, then there is Team Foundation Server and Office integration and… well you get the picture. Yes its a vast set of products which as academics and students you get for FREE via DreamSpark http://www.dreamspark.com ...read more
4 Jan 2013
Learning Announcement: MCSD relaunched!
We are delighted to announce the new MCSD designed for developers! The new MCSD credential focuses on the ability to design and build application solutions, which may include integrating multiple technologies and may span multiple versions of a single technology. It also demonstrates a candidate's commitment...
10 Dec 2012
Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 Announced
Visual Studio 2012 provides continuous value to customers, adding new capabilities year-round in addition to the features in the main product. These releases are aligned with the core software development trends in the market, ensuring developers and development teams always have access to the best solution...
27 Nov 2012
Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2012 Events: Reading, Edinburgh and London
We’re putting on some more Application Lifecycle Management events in October and November. These are essentially an end to end demo running through Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2012. We run them as relatively small and informal sessions and ...read more
4 Oct 2012
Event: Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2012 – Even More Dates!
We have two new dates for the ALM Visual Studio 2012 event and a few spaces for the 30th October event! These events are proving very popular so sign up soon to avoid disappointment. 30th October 2012 – Reading, TVP (Only 4 spaces left!!!) 8th November 2012 – Edinburgh 13th November 2012 – London...
3 Oct 2012
Delivering an effective enterprise class development process with Microsoft Black Marble and SQS
Date - 12-Oct-2012 Session - Morning Timing 9:30 Registration 10:00 Start 12:30 Finish Followed by Refreshments Location - SQS Group Limited, 7-11 Moorgate, London, EC2R 6AF This session will cover how to implement best practises using the Microsoft Visual Studio family of tools. Focusing on which methodology...
20 Sep 2012
Event: Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2012 *New Dates Added*
We have two new dates for the ALM Visual Studio 2012 event! 23rd October 2012 – London, Cardinal Place 30th October 2012 – Reading, TVP We will be using the following technologies during the session: Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server...
17 Sep 2012
Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2012, 5th September
We have this free event running in our Victoria offices on the 5th September: Agenda 09:30 Registration 10:00 Start · Overview of the Microsoft development tools · Requirements capture and Agile planning · Development including version control, code quality ...read more
28 Aug 2012
How to: MVP Friday Five… on a Monday
Introducing the MVP Friday Five… on a Monday . Every Friday evening all the Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals blogs from around the world are scoured for the best tips, tricks and how to’s. Since this comes out a bit too late for us in the UK we’re highlighting them for you each...
12 Mar 2012
Video: Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2010
This video provides an overview of how the full software development lifecycle is supported by Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010. It covers requirements, planning, architecture, development, code quality, version control, automated build, testing and reporting. Support for different...
27 Feb 2012
Visual Studio’s big impact at EuroSTAR
by Giles Davies November saw the highly anticipated EuroSTAR event for Software testing take place - A week full of conferences, tutorials and exhibitions on all things testing. This provided the Visual Studio team with the perfect platform to showcase the testing tools available in the Visual Studio...
29 Nov 2011
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