Come chat with the Visual Studio Team System product team – This Wednesday Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Architecture Edition, Development Edition, Database Edition, and Test Edition. In addition, discuss what’s new in Beta 2. We will be holding two […]
Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 is available for download. You can download specific edition of VS or get the full Team Suite. There are separate downloads for Team Foundation Server and Load Test Agent. You can also find VPC images with VS 2008. The release includes .NET Framework 3.5 Beta 2 and Silverlight 1.0 RC. […]
Service Release 1 (SR1) update for Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals is available for download today. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936612/ The following issues are corrected in SR1. These issues have been found through customer and partner feedback.• Cross-database references Support is improved so that you can reference objects within different databases by using database project […]
In case you want to run load tests in Visual Studios Orcas, this post from Ed Glas will help you select the appropriate system requirements decision and configuration to make your plans more close to reality.
Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio TFS Project Server 2007 Connector. This release is long awaited by the TFS community since it allows integration between the developer IDE and MS Project Server. Out of the box TFS allows only integrating with Microsoft Office Project 2007, which is the client tool for Microsoft Project Server. […]
Microsoft acquires devBiz, the company who develops TeamPlain.By now TeamPlain is the only available solution for accessing Visual Studio Team System work items by the web. TeamPlain is now available for free download. You only need CAL to access the TFS server.TeamPlain will be available in the next TFS Power Tools. At some stage, Microsoft […]
Visual Studio “Orcas” March 2007 CTP is now out. It is a VPC which you can download and run right away.This edition includes a lot of new features that you would love. Important thing to have in mind is this CTP updates almost all editions of Visual Studio Team System. There is something for everyone. […]
Do you also miss Visual Source Safe for Visual Studio 2005 Express editions?Vote for Express Source Safe for Express editions at Product Feedback site to let Microsoft know about how important this feature is for us.
Do you know that you can use Visual Studio 2005 without mouse in about 99% of the time (or may be 100%)? Let’s give this a try – say what you can not do without mouse and let me find out for you how you can do it with keyboard.You can also print these cool […]
During my last session at Sofia.NET User Group, I talked about one book that describes many database refactoring patterns. The book is named Refactoring Databases – Evolutionary Database Design by Scott W. Ambler and Pramod Sadalage. It is unfortunate the Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals handles only renaming objects which is about 5% […]