Somasegar’s WebLog : Lab Management in VSTS 2010

Soma writes about some of the exciting capabilities coming in VSTS 2010, particularly in regards to the developer-tester workflows. A huge issue, and time consumer, is the process of tracing the root cause of defects in applications. The Lab Management capabilities in VSTS 2010 make it possible to highlight a snapshot of a virtualized test…

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Ed Glas’s blog on VSTS load testing : Reading Performance Counters on Vista and Server 2008 Machines

This is a common question that I hear from customers in configuring load testing in their environments, particularly when it comes to collecting performance information from dependant servers. The process may very depending on the host operating system, and the matrix of requirements should add some clarity around security settings… Ed Glas’s blog on VSTS…

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DevTeach / SQLTeach Montreal Dec. 1-5, 2008. You don’t want to miss it!

DevTeach / SQLTeach Montreal 2008 will be the biggest developer, DBA and ITPro conference in Canada.  It’s jam-packed with advanced sessions (level 300 and 400) all on the latest versions of Microsoft products and technologies. There are tracks on .NET 3.5. There is also a .NET Agile track. This year there are 54 .NET sessions,…

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Wicked Training from ObjectSharp

Some great training offered by a local partner, ObjectSharp. They are well known for their  training capabilities, and I’m always hearing great feedback from attendees. Check out this list!!! The Great SharePoint Adventure OCT 27-31 JAN 5-9 What’s New in Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5 NOV 21 Visual Studio Team System for…

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Dev Tools Power Hour Resources

Below are the resources for the Dev Tools Power Hour . For on-demand playback of webcasts, please visit http://msdn.microsoft.ca/devtoolspowerhour .   Introduction to Visual Studio 2008 Team System  (http://cid-4f8555836ad0703c.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Resources/Introduction%20to%20Visual%20Studio%20Team%20System%202008.ppt)  

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Dev Tools Power Hour Series Resources

As mentioned, all of the resources for the Dev Tools Power Hour are posted in this entry in my blog. As new resources become available, check back for links. If you’re looking for on-demand playback of past webcasts, simply go to http://msdn.microsoft.ca/devtoolspowerhour to access them. Visual Studio 2008 Developer and Database – Better Together   (…

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Dev Tools Power Hour

Well, it’s been quite a while since my last post, and getting back to it, I can’t think of a better way than to announce that our webcast series for VSTS is back… We’ve modified the format this year quite a bit, to try and address a more thorough view of the Microsoft application platform,…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 White Paper: Team Foundation Server Version Control Setup

 Brian Harry mentioned this on his blog, and similarly, I’ve frequently been asked about integration and options for developers building solutions in Dynamics. We’ve finally got an answer, and this whitepaper talks about setting up the solution for version control integration with TFS.   Download details: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 White Paper: Team Foundation Server…

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Aspiring Architect Series 2008

From one of my colleague, Mohammad Akif, comes this year’s Aspiring Architect series… Aspiring Architect Series 2008 Last year we held a Web Cast series for aspiring architects that was attended by over 1200 individuals and covered a number of strategies that can help developers and IT professionals to transition to the architect roles. The…

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Moving Towards Team Development with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System

Very cool. Another series from Programmer’s…   May 22:  Why Team Development? Why Microsoft Visual Studio Team System? In this first 1-hour webinar session – we will introduce the basic concepts and practices of collaborative software development. The webinar leader — a team development consultant — will discuss key software development and implementation challenges and…

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