Rob Caron

Developer-related topics and other stuff.

October, 2004

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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-27

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    Domain-Specific Language Tools & The Software Factories Vision During Rick Rashid's keynote at OOPSLA on Tuesday, Microsoft announced a new framework and tool for building custom visual designers based on the modeling technology in Visual...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-19 & 20

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    Got a bit behind this week, but here goes... Visual Studio 2005 for the SQL Server 2005 CTP - October 2004 For those having trouble installing this CTP version of Visual Studio (available from MSDN Subscriber Downloads ), you should try clearing the check...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-03

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    Team System in the News ADTmag.com - Microsoft makes a play for Web services SDTimes.com - One Microsoft Tool Doesn’t Fit All Developers Team System Demo Video Coming Soon Robert Scoble recently attended one of our Wednesday Night Demo Nights and recorded...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-14

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    Now Blogging - Steve Cook Steve Cook, a software architect on Visual Studio Team System at Microsoft's Cambridge Research Centre , has launched his blog ( Steve Cook's WebLog - RSS ). I've already added Steve to the master list of Team System bloggers...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-07

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    Lock 'em Up Adam Singer , one of the newest Team System bloggers, dives right into a great post on Team Foundation Version Control's locking mechanisms ( Locking ). After you read that, head over to Korby Parnell 's post for some additional color commentary...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-26

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    Booch & Pierson on Domain Specific-Languages Grady Booch recently posted a skeptical commentary ( Domain-specific Languages ) on domain-specific languages. Harry Pierson responds with a post that offers an alternative perspective ( By Request...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-15

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    Generative Programming, DSLs & Software Factories Alan Cameron Wills , a development manager on Steve Cook 's team, has returned to blogging! Welcome back, Alan. Alan recently attended UML 2004 in Lisbon and has a post ( Hot topic at UML 2004 ) where...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-19

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    OOPSLA 2004 As Harry Pierson points out ( Keith with an OOPSLA Preview ), Keith Short is looking forward to OOPSLA 2004 ( Getting Ready for OOPSLA 2004 in Vancouver, BC. ). There's even an OOPSLA 2004 Wiki over on Socialtext . OOPSLA is co-located with...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-06

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    Team System in the News eWeek.com - Microsoft: Dividing to Conquer Test-Driven Development In a previous post ( New Team System Stuff - 2004-09-20 ), I told you about a Test-Driven Development event at the Fort Worth .NET User Group . Scott Dockendorf...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-12

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    Ask Burton FAQ Meets Community Solutions Content MVPs have the ability to publish what is known as Community Solutions Content in the Knowledgebase on Microsoft Help and Support . But what do you do with a KB article for a product that hasn't even shipped...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-11

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    Birds of a Feather... According to Dave Welsh's WebLog , Microsoft architects from around the world are gathered in Redmond this week. In his post on Sunday ( Domain Specific Languages, UML and Software Factories ), he discusses Software Factories and...
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    New to Me: CopySourceAsHTML

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    This will save some people a lot of time... CopySourceAsHTML: Get Code into HTML without Word from the Editor Earlier this month I let you know about a macro that converts code to HTML for use on web pages or blog posts. Since then Colin sent me a link...
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    New Team System Stuff - 2004-10-25

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    Update - New MSF Agile Prerelease Available As posted elsewhere on my blog ( New to Me: MSF Agile - Updated on GotDotNet ), an updated prerelease version of MSF Agile is available on GotDotNet: http://workspaces.gotdotnet.com/msfv4 Update...
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    New to Me: Security Risk Management Guide

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    A new resource. (Courtesy of http://weblogs.asp.net/israelio/archive/2004/10/24/246839.aspx ) The Microsoft Solutions for Security (MSS) and the Security Center of Excellence (SCOE) teams are proud to announce the release of The Security Risk Management...
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    Using Personas to Create User Documentation

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    The most recent edition of the Cooper Newsletter (2004, Issue 4) from Cooper has a great article that expands on the principle that a writer should know their audience: Using Personas to Create User Documentation by Steve Calde Personas...
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    Making the Move to Software Factories; First Stop - DSL Tools

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    Here's the press release Microsoft issued: Microsoft Grows Partner Ecosystem Around Visual Studio 2005 Team System New Framework and Tool Streamline Development and Mark First Step Toward Ecosystem Based on Domain-Specific Designers for...
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    New to Me: MSF Agile - Updated on GotDotNet

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    An updated prerelease version of Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) Agile is now available from the MSF GotDotNet workspace: http://workspaces.gotdotnet.com/msfv4 UPDATE: Had to pull this prerelease version and go back to the original version...
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    New to Me: Add Books from Safari VS 2005 Help

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    This is cool: Safari’s Visual Studio Help Integration (VSHI) tool lets you search across Safari’s online repository of over 2000 technical titles to find exactly the example or code fragment you need to answer the question at hand. Best of all, these...
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    Which File Extension are You?

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    Curiosity got the best of me... Which File Extension are You?
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