What’s New in Visual Studio 2008

There’s even more new in the core Visual Studio 2008 product set… I’ve pasted below links to a lot of great topics from the msdn library, as a shortcut. Happy reading!   What’s New in Visual Studio 2008 (CLICK HERE!) (NOTE! None of the links below seem to be working… GRRRR! Pasting issues….Click the link…

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What’s New in Visual Studio Team System 2008

  There’s a ton of new stuff in Visual Studio Team System 2008. I’ve copied the content list from the online help library below, so you can jump directly into the library from here. Team Foundation Team Foundation Build Build Definitions Continuous Integration of Builds Scheduled Builds Build Agents HTTPS and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)…

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VS2008 opening VS2005 Project/Solution Files…

That’s right, Visual Studio 2008 includes "multi-targeting", which allows you to build solutions targeting the framework 2.0, 3.0, or 3.5, all from the same IDE. So the natural next question is, can I use Visual Studio 2008 to continue building and maintaining my .net 2.0/VS2005 based solutions? The answer is yes— with a caveat. The…

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What’s new in Visual Studio 2008 (Long!)

From the new product guide, I thought I’d post this stuff up here:   What’s New in Visual Studio 2008 Product Guide Nov 2007 Introduction to the Visual Studio Development System Visual Studio 2008 provides advanced development tools, debugging features, database functionality, and innovative features for quickly creating tomorrow’s cutting-edge applications across a variety of…

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TFS for Defect Tracking! Licensing Change!!!

  I’m very happy to announce (or re-announce, as it were) that there has been a change in licensing that now supports using TFS for defect tracking, without having to license every user who wants to enter a defect with a TFS CAL. Licensing Changes in Team Foundation Server / CAL 2008 Microsoft has made…

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Fun with the WorkItemChangedEvent

I was goofing around the other day with TFS 2008 Beta 2, and decided I’d write an extension to handle some custom workflow when a work item is changed. So I did the usual, 1) Created a web service 2) Registered the web service using Bissubscribe Funny thing, everything worked as advertised, except, nothing in…

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It’s called "Managing Projects with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System"

I keep getting the name of this book wrong on my webcasts (sorry Joel and everyone else)…  Here are the details of the book so you can order it from your favorite online retailer… Managing Projects with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Paperback: 372 pages Publisher: Microsoft Press; 2005 Ed edition (April 11, 2007) Language:…

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