Come chat with the Visual Studio Team System group – December 5th

Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Team Foundation Server, Team Suite, Architecture Edition, Development Edition, Database Edition, and Test Edition. In addition, discuss what’s new for these editions for Visual Studio 2008. There will be two sessions available: Join the chat on Wednesday, December 5th, 2007…

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December Dev Cares – Even MORE on VS 2008! Sign up now …

December  Session – Future of Web Development & Visual Studio 2008 Install-Fest Session 1:  A tour of ASP.NET Futures The first release of ASP.NET AJAX significantly changed the game for building responsive, engaging Web user experiences with ASP.NET. But what’s next? This session highlights some of the exciting things in store for ASP.NET. You’ll see…

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I keep hearing: "OK, seriously, where can I get my hands on VS 2008?"

Since VS 2008 shipped a little over a week ago, we have gotten a lot of questions about where you can find it.  Well, here is a quick summary of all the ways to get your hands on it (especially if you could not get into any of the VS2008 Holiday parties in your area)::…

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VS 2008/TFS 2008/VSTS 2008 Launched Today on MSDN!

I wish I could hand out cigars and balloons to you all! With all the previews, trials and CTPs that have been floating around, it almost seems anti-climactic that it is finally here.  But I am proud, excited, overjoyed to announce that we released Visual Studio and Visual Studio Team System (including Team Foundation Server)…

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Learn about TFS 2008 Build at the Indianapolis TFS SIG

Working with Builds in Visual Studio 2008 We are going to Deep Dive into Team Build in Visual Studio 2008. We will discuss the following topics: Improved and extended management of Triggers – every check-in, accumulate check-ins in order to prevent an excessive number of builds, scheduled builds Drop Management – policy, which defines how…

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Wow, check out what the local evangelists are doing!

I stole this directly from Dave Blogs latest blog entry: Thirsty Developer Opens the Airwaves The Thirsty Developer will be ongoing podcast series where Larry and I[Dave Bost] sit down with some of the great people we meet, maybe over a beverage or two at the local watering hole (it is called “Thirsty” after all),…

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Attend the Chicago VSTS User Group this week – TONS of Giveaways!!

In honor of Visual Studio 2008 this month, I am giving away a TON of great stuff to everyone who attends.  That’s right, no one goes home empty handed.  We have polos, tees, fleece vests, resource kits, books and training DVDs.  I will even raffle off a copy of Halo 3, along with some Halo…

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Great New MSDN Events Available in a City Near You

The Ultimate Backstage Pass with MSDN Events – OCTOBER 16TH – DECEMBER 31ST EVENTS Enjoy an all-access tour through some of today’s hottest technologies with MSDN Events. Glimpse the future of Web development with a tour of the hot new features in Visual Studio 2008. See how to power up your Silverlight solutions using AJAX…

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November’s Chicago VSTS User Group – SCRUM

Visual Studio Team System has many powerful features designed to help you write better software in less time by facilitating your development process. But what if you not sure which development process is best for your project or for your team? November’s VSTS User Group presentation will be lead by Dave Laskowski from Sogeti and…

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It’s Official, Visual Studio 2008 Releases This Month!!

Now I can actually answer that question “Yeah, but when will it ship?” with 100% confidence! “Today, during the keynote address at Microsoft TechEd Developers 2007, S. “Soma” Somasegar, corporate vice president of the Developer Division at Microsoft Corp., announced that Microsoft will release Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5 by the end…

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