Low bandwidth and reviewer’s month – a vision by the ALM Rangers to scale back on the development and focus on reviews and most importantly our families. We decided to skip the formal flash format and present a gallery of photos that summarise December 2012 instead.


Winter returns to Vancouver

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Eagles return … … the skies clear … … and the leaves vanish.


Seattle and Redmond Campus

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The needle continues to amaze. Bijan’s new cave in #41.  


Christmas vibe returns

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Seattle @ night … … at the bus stop. Ladner, BC.
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Solutions “shipped”

TfsBranchTool Ships TfsBranchTool Micheal and Brian chat about it
TFSBranchTool: Solution to help you implement a consistent branching model (http://aka.ms/treasure39a) Micheal and Brian chat about Branching and the TfsBranchTool (watch the video)
Response TFS Branch Tool video by the team for an insight into the inner world of the Quick Response TFS Branch Tool. image


A number of solutions entered “review” phase

Fakes eBook goes BETA DR Planning goes BETA
Microsoft Fakes eBook went BETA 1 TFS Planning Guide “DR” entered BETA 1.2


Few photos submitted by the ALM Rangers

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A rebel’s diet … BBQ spareribs and a Mac & Jack’s beer. The Surface is here Smile Mike keeping an eye on TFS check-ins after we entered freeze phase Disappointed smile
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Are we keeping too much stuff on our laptops? 33h of anti-virus scanning, across 2TB and more than 23 million files is scary …    


Finally, a few photos exploring a tiny piece of the phenomenal Vancouver Island

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We wish everyone a safe, happy and successful jump into 2013!