Rob Caron

Developer-related topics and other stuff.

July, 2004

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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-30

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    I was beginning to think today would be void of Visual Studio Team System blog posts, but Brian White has pitched in and written two that touch on the core features of Team Foundation , Work Item Tracking & Source Control: Brian White: The Makings...
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    [TSS] Tech Talk: Keith Short on MDA & UML/CASE tools

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    TheServerSide.NET has posted a video interview with Keith Short , an architect on the Team Architect (Whitehorse) team , in which he discusses the modeling tools that will ship in Visual Studio Team System and how they compare & contrast with earlier...
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    [CRN] Executive: Microsoft Committed to Visual Studio Partners Despite Increased Competition

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    CRN has a short, fairly balanced article about Visual Studio Team System's potential impact on Visual Studio Partners : [CRN] Executive: Microsoft Committed to Visual Studio Partners Despite Increased Competition Despite a strategy to add more application...
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    eWeek: IBM Rational: Rival Microsoft Faces Uphill Battle

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    To compare and contrast with the Microsoft side of the story , eWeek also has an interview with Grady Booch that views Visual Studio Team System from his perspective and how it relates to IBM Rational's offerings: eWeek: IBM Rational: Rival Microsoft...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-29 (Late Edition)

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    Not sure how I missed these, but Mickey Gousset sure didn't. He posted about this eWeek interview with Rick LaPlante : Team System Rocks!: Rick LaPlante eWeek Interview Rick shares his views on VSTS. Its a six-page interview, but it is very interesting...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-29

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    A lot of stuff today, but I'm trying to expand my coverage to include stuff that's related to Planet Team System, such as SOA, testing and development processes. Eric Jarvi (on the Enterprise Performance Tools Team blog ) has posted some tips and a walkthrough...
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    Brady Gaster: new FxCop rule - serializable classes need default constructors

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    In an earlier post , I talked about the different people creating FxCop rules. Brady Gaster , the impetus for that post has created another. Keep 'em coming, Brady! fxcop rule : serializable classes need default constructors with a little work and a lot...
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    eWeek: Microsoft Expects Big Growth in Servers and Tools

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    eWeek has published an interview they had with Eric Rudder, in which there's some discussion about Visual Studio Team System for the last 1/3 of the article... eWeek: Microsoft Expects Big Growth in Servers and Tools Rudder then called out Prashant Sridharan...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-28

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    I've been a little remiss this week in blogging due to a spike in workload. Here's the latest from in and around Planet Team System: Korby Parnell: Team Foundation vs. SourceSafe | Checking Out Yesterday, I was sitting in a Team Foundation usability review...
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    Joel Semeniuk: Beta 1 - And Still No Team System?

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    Joel From Canada is getting anxious about not having all of the Visual Studio Team System bits to try. His concern, which is understandable, is that Visual Studio Team System will not receive the same level of scrutiny as the rest of Whidbey. The Team...
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    eWeek: IBM Takes On Microsoft Over Modeling Tools

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    In this article , eWeek compares the different approaches to modeling tools found in IBM Rational's "Atlantic" and Microsoft's Visual Studio Team System . eWeek: IBM Takes On Microsoft Over Modeling Tools One key issue separating IBM Rational's tools...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-22

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    Buck Hodges has blogged Rick LaPlante's newsgroup posting about the absence of Visual Studio Team System in Whidbey Beta 1 : Buck Hodges: The story on why Team System is not in Beta 1 Someone on the newsgroups asked for an official answer on why Team...
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    Community Policing - Home-grown FxCop Rules

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    A few days ago, Brad Abrams pointed to Brady Gaster's site and talked about home-grown FxCop rules. I'm hoping that the adoption of Visual Studio Team System will also act as a catalyst for such work. As you might have heard , the FxCop team is now part...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-21

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    Michael Franklin has this post today on Visual Studio Team System and how it relates to UML : Michael Franklin: VS05 Team System Team System is definitely headed in the right direction, though. I'd like to see Microsoft work with OMG to improve UML, but...
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    Test Post Using Guoqiang Wu's Simple .Text Blog Editor

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    A test post to try the new blogging tool from Guoqiang Wu that uses Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003.   Unfortunately, I had to uninstall one of the Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition Beta and .NET Framework 2.0 to get it to run. Then I realized...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-20

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    One of those slow days for Team System posts. I was really expecting more stuff in the news from the Rational Users Conference . Spurred on by Korby's post , Chris Rathjen has added a lengthy post on the subject of shelving. Chris Rathjen: Shelving! Korby...
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    Channel 9: Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team (Part IV)

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    The final part ( Part IV ) of the late night session video with Jason Anderson and Tom Arnold is now available on Channel 9 . Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team (Part IV) Here's the final part of the late night session with the Burton team...
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    eWeek Talks with IBM's Mike Devlin (GM for Rational Division)

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    eWeek has published an interesting interview they had with Mike Devlin, the General Manager of IBM's Rational Division . In it, Mr. Devlin comments on competition from kwVSTS and the "Eclipsizing" of Rational products. He also talks about how Rational...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-19

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    Both the Microsoft WebBlogs and Weblogs @ ASP.NET feeds exceeded 50 items each when I logged-on this morning, which means I missed anything that posted to those feeds on Saturday. That said, here's Korby's post from today asking for some linguistic assistance...
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    Atlantic - IBM Rational's Response to Visual Studio Team System?

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    CRN has this story on IBM Rational 's "Atlantic," which was announced today at the Rational User's Conference in Dallas : CRN: IBM Rational Shows Off New Tool Set, Direction Bola Rotibi, a software development strategies analyst for Ovum, London, said...
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    Channel 9: Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team, Part III

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    And now Part III that accompanies Part II and Part I . Part IV is promised for tomorrow. Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team, Part III What happens when a passionate program manager, Jason Anderson, kidnaps a handful of customers and a Channel...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-16

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    Keith Short is leaving for vacation, but leaves us with something to read in his absence: Keith Short: Cruising in Desolation Sound and the Software Factories Article But as promised in an earlier posting, here’s a link to the Software Factory article...
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    Computer Business Review: Microsoft Bringing Partners into ALM Platform

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    Computer Business Review Online has this article today about the services Visual Studio Team System uses that will enable partners to integrate, too. Microsoft Bringing Partners into ALM Platform - Computer Business Review Microsoft Corp will next month...
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    Channel 9: Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team (Visual Studio Team System), Part II

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    For those that read about Part I and were patiently awaiting Part II... Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team (Visual Studio Team System), Part II Part II of "Late Night with the Burton Team" takes you further into the new world of Visual Studio...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-15

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    Low volume, high quality today... Korby Parnell has posted some information on what we're calling changesets: What is a Changeset? A changeset is a logical container into which VSTF bundles everything related to a single checkin operation. Jason Anderson...
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