This post is a terse summary of major events that occurred in the Rangers community during October 2010, continued from the September 2010 updates.

Rangers Index Updates

Three Rangers introduced themselves this month on our Rangers Index

The top picture selected from these Ranger intros is: 
… Silfarney from Brazil.

Rangers Solutions started in October

We had one project that was formally kicked off:

  • Build Customization Guide (VSBCG)
    This Ranger project has the primary goal of delivering scenario based and hands-on guidance for the customization and deployment of TFS Builds activities such as versioning, code signing, branching.

Rangers Champions

The new four top Visual Studio ALM Ranger Champions from our communities finally appeared on the Rangers MSDN Landing page (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ee358786.aspx) in October and we can now formally congratulate:

Francisco Xavier Fagas Albarracin Francisco Xavier Fagas Albarracin   Neno Loje Neno Loje

Mathias Olausson Mathias Olausson   Brian Randell Brian Randell

Rangers Infrastructure Changes

As part of the new solutions we started and as part of the Ruck framework, we introduced the following updates:

Conclusion

October has been a very busy month in terms of the currently active projects and the preparations for the CodedUI project, which will be started in November, and the Rational IBM Clear Case and Clear Quest to Team Foundation Server migration awareness drive.

At the end of October the popularity amongst the Visual Studio 2010 based Rangers solutions looked as follows: