More Beta 2 Localized builds available publicly

German Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Beta 2 – ISO Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Beta 2 – Web Bootstrapper Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional Beta 2 – ISO Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional Beta 2 – Web Bootstrapper Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 Beta 2 – ISO Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Beta… Read more

VS Beta 2 is now available to MSDN subscribers in German

In addition .NET 4.0 Beta 2 is available in Arabic. Here’s the SKU list: Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server Beta 2 (x86 and x64) – DVD (German) Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Beta 2 (x86) – DVD (German) Visual Studio 2010 Professional (x86) – DVD (German) Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Beta 2 Web Installer (x86)… Read more

Intellectual Honesty

I’m going to jump out of character here and rant about something that really got under my skin today.  Let me start by saying I’m not into politics all that much – I see both sides of too many issues to have overwhelmingly strong opinions.  Further, I consider myself pretty moderate sometimes agreeing with Democrats… Read more

Beta 2 Survey Results

A couple of weeks ago I asked you all for feedback on Beta 2 and pointed you at a survey.  I think, all of you that contacted me directly have been contacted by someone to investigate the issues you reported.  If not, let me know and I’ll get it fixed.  We’ve spent the last week… Read more

TFS 2010 Power Tools Coming Soon

I think for 6 months or more I’ve been promising that we’d release updated Power Tools to support TFS 2010 “soon”.  Well, I apologize that it hasn’t worked out that way.  It seems like some higher priority activity always rears its head when we think we are ready to get started on it.  But the… Read more

Early look at the TMap process template

I’ve had the pleasure of working with some of the folks at Sogeti on a new process template they are building for TFS 2010 that manifests their TMap testing process on top of TFS and the new VS 2010 testing features.  Clemens just sent me a pointer to his blog post about the first publicly… Read more

TFS Integration Platform rises like a Phoenix

From the ashes of the TFS Migration and Synchronization toolkit rises the new and improved TFS Integration Platform.  This platform can be used to integrate other data stores with TFS.  We get a lot of requests for integration with other version control & work item tracking system, collaboration systems (like Sharepoint), CRM systems, help desk… Read more

Japanese 2010 Beta 2 is now publicly available

.NET Framework 4 Beta 2   .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 Web Bootstrapper   .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 Language Pack   .NET Framework 4 Client Profile Beta 2   .NET Framework 4 Client Profile Beta 2 Web Bootstrapper   .NET Framework 4 Client Profile Beta 2 Language Pack… Read more

Very active blog on testing with 2010

With Beta 2 out there and garnering attention, the teams producing the new testing tools as part of the VS 2010 release have really begun to blog about it actively.  There’s a ton of great content on their blog to help you get started and address frequently asked questions.  Check out the blog here:… Read more

TFS Sidekicks 2.4 Released

If you haven’t ever checked out the TFS Sidekicks from Attrice, here’s a great opportunity to look at them.  Attrice just released an update (version 2.4) with a bunch of new features and bug fixes. You can think of the Sidekicks as a little like our Power Tools but from Attrice rather than from… Read more