New MSDN Virtual Labs: VB9, C# 3 and ASP.NET

  MSDN Virtual Labs are an amazing tool that’s available to anyone for FREE and provide a no-impact environment for learning and experimentation. I highly recommend these resources! As MSDN virtual labs, developers can get started with VS 2008 in a minute and start exploring the new features. The new labs focus on the language…

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Microsoft Expression Blend December CTP

December CTP has arrived! Grab it from http://www.microsoft.com/expression. An impressive list of new capabilities: What’s new in Expression Blend 2? Visual Studio 2008 support The Expression Blend 2 December Preview can open and work with Microsoft Visual Studio® 2008 projects and solutions. By default, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) projects that are created in the Expression…

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YouHaventHeard.NET

  Do you need help with MSDN Admin? How about MSDN Blueprints? What about SDLC? Check out these amazing resources… YouHaventHeard.NET

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VSTS Edition for Testers presentation!

VSTS Edition for Testers – ObjectSharp Presents at TASSQ Participate in a day in the life of Microsoft Team System with a holistic approach to Quality Assurance. Visual Studio Team System integrated with Team Foundation Server gives all team members complete visibility into all project artifacts and activities, reducing issues related to poor communication and…

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– Updated – Governance in Software Development Webcast

  As the software industry matures, the terms “governance,” “compliance,” and “standards” are taking increasingly prominent roles and a hot topic with your customers – especially when it comes to business critical applications. Microsoft’s Adam Gallant and our partner Osellus will be doing a one-hour webcast on ‘Governance in Software Development’ with Visual Studio on…

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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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