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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Visual Studio Accelerate Webcast Series

Our 2007-2008 Webcast series has been scheduled and the registration links are live! Hope you can attend! You can download this list as a word document at : Webcasts 2007-2008-Visual Studio Accelerate    August 7, 07 2pm EST Topic: Improving Code Quality with VSTS Testing Capabilities for Developers Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and…

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11 Years at Microsoft…

It has, today, been 11 years that I’ve spent at Microsoft. One third of my life (to be exact). (1 year on contract) Shuddddddderrrrrr. Let’s see, we launched MS-DOS6, Windows for Workgroups 3.1 (Windows for Warehouses), Windows for Workgroups 3.11 (Snowball), Windows NT 3.1, 3.5, 3.51, Windows 95 (Chicago), NT 4.0 (Daytona), Windows 98, Windows…

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Small MCE 2005 FAQ…

Machine Specs:   Recommended specs (not official) Pentium 4 2.XGHZ or better or equivalent AMD processor Fast Direct-X video card  (ATI or nVidia) with SVideo and/or DVI output Supported TV-Tuner card(s) (Hauppauge, eMuzed, ATI ehome Wonder) Large hard disk for PVR capability (200 GB) Minimum 512MB RAM Supported remote control and ir blaster   OS…

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Steve Jobs: Microsoft copied original Apple Mac with Windows 95, now they’re copying us again

See fortune magazine: Steve Jobs: Microsoft copied original Apple Mac with Windows 95, now they’re copying us again Tuesday, February 08, 2005 – 09:57 AM EST   “In his first extended interview since undergoing surgery for pancreatic cancer last summer, Apple CEO Steve Jobs talked with Fortune Magazine’s Brent Schlender. (I know I’m going to…

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New VSTS WebCasts…

If you are looking for more information about Visual Studio Team System, please take a look at the following event list, and register… We’d love to see you in attendance…   Visual Studio Team System and MSDN Licensing Demystified Event ID Date Registration URL 1032331434 Tuesday, March 06, 2007 http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032331434&Culture=en-CA 1032331436 Tuesday, March 20, 2007…

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“Real-world” Linux Conference…

So, I decided to attend the “Real-World Linux” conference in Toronto this week. I was kind of hoping to learn some stuff. The attendence was , not heavy. The usual suspects were all there IBM, SUN, HP being the noteables. There was not any great content on application development at all, which was too bad…

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Microsoft eScrum Version 1.0

 Not to be confused with the Conchango offering, this is eScrum that was developed internally at Microsoft for our internal use, and is now being made available to the public. Included is a process template for Team Foundation Server. eScrum is a Web-based, end-to-end project management tool for Scrum built on the Microsoft Visual Studio…

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Backing up your media for personal use…

Backing up your media for personal use… So, I built a single server to host all of my media (CDs, Videos, Recorded TV, Pictures, and DVDs), and then I thought, with all the hoopla surrounding “ripping” DVDs these days, I’d better check. I mean, it’s not that I want to make copies for other people,…

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Team system resources list, updated September 27, 2006

Important Note: Team Foundation Server Installation Because Team Foundation Server leverages many other Microsoft server technologies, the steps in installing Team Foundation Server need to be followed precisely.To that end, an updated Installation guide is available at :http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=E54BF6FF-026B-43A4-ADE4-A690388F310E&displaylang=enIt is highly recommended that this be downloaded and followed closely for the installation. Whitepaper on Microsoft’s TFS…

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