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  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Code Analysis Policy Settings

    Brain dump of some random things I've learned about code analysis policy settings -- the settings that enforce code analysis prior to checking in source code. Team Foundation provides a way for the user to set a "lowest common denominator" code...
  • Ben Riga's Deep Shift

    Defragging Microsoft

    Steve Ballmer ran a defrag on the org and it sure looks good. From a customer perspective the three new divisions provide a much clearer picture of the major directions we’re going in. There is nothing but goodness on all three fronts. On the Platform...
  • Tim Sneath

    Starting off with the Windows Presentation Foundation ("Avalon")

    After the PDC, I've had a renewed flood of email queries from people who want to know how to spread the word about Avalon internally within the organization. Here's a very short list of resources I've compiled that you might want to use as a starting...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    See you at the MVP Summit

    Drop me a line if you want to meet during the MVP Summit. I will be attended the Thursday evening Product Group Fair, if you want to catch me then. Feel free to email me if you want to get together at another time while you are on campus. Topics I...
  • Kathy Kam

    Hello World - Reflection Style

    My name is Kathy Kam and I am the newest addition to the Common Language Runtime (CLR) Program Management (PM) team. Like another PM on my team, JoelPob , I also grew up in the "Land Down Under". I left Sydney to pursue a degree in Computer Engineering...
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  • Nigel Parker's Outside Line


    Last night in Computerworld I read a fantastic article on WinFS by Jon Udell. I know we burst through the gate early when it came to launching WinFS . Well now that the dust has settled I'm really starting to get excited about this technology. I...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    NPR Segment on the Waveland Drug Store destroyed by Katrina

    This segment comes from the Waveland Drug Store, about 0.25 miles away from my parents’ house.  It withstood Camille (the Cat 5 that hit in ’69), so the photo gives you an inkling into just how strong Katrina really was.  Yeah, it has changed...
  • James Manning's blog

    getting associated changesets for work items

    During some of our internal processes, we port sets of approved bugs over from one branch to another. Since we're dogfooding Team Foundation, the bugs are Team Foundation work item id's and we need the changesets associated with those. You can easily...
  • Scott Woodgate's OutBursts

    Super cool jobs available: Senior Workflow Technical Product Manager & Adapter Product Manager

    Now the cat is out of the bag on a couple of areas (Workflow and Adapters) where we need some more incredibly motivated, clever, articulate folks to help us make a real impact on the business in the following two roles: 1) Senior Workflow Technical...
  • Visual Communication and Design, Now with Audio!

    New Users

    I just watched two usability study participants use our tools (Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System). Neither of them had previously done any Microsoft Office programming, which is what our tools are for. So I got to see...
  • Tim Sneath

    PDC05: Product Key Problems

    Some people have experienced difficulties with activating the Windows Vista builds that we distributed at the PDC. Please accept our apologies for this; there's been a mismatch between the activation servers and the product key that was handed out. It...
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