What’s in a Code Name?

Mary Jo Foley is writing about one Microsoft code name per day on her blog.  I think it’s pretty cool and there’s a few code names I’ve never even heard of before.  She has written about a couple of Developer Division code names so I thought I’d add my own colorful commentary. She gives a little history… Read more

New TFS Tools Available!

Last night we released version 1.2 of the Team Foundation Server MSSCCI Provider.  This tool enables a wide range of IDEs to access TFS.  It is available for download here and is for use by anyone who owns a Team Foundation Server Client Access License CAL either by purchasing a VSTS role product (e.g. Visual… Read more

Update on Bug fixes in TFS SP1

A couple of months ago I blogged the list of bug fixes & enhancements in TFS SP1.  Since then, we added a few more.  Here are the additional ones.  Some of them are just about fixing bugs with the patch itself.  I filtered those out of the initial list since they didn’t seem that interesting. … Read more

A Team System User’s group in Minneapolis too

I just got email that there’s a new Team System users group in Minneapolis now – in addition to the one I mentioned in Boston several weeks ago.  It’s great to see the community of people interested in Team System continue to grow.  Here’s the link if you’d like to check it out: http://vstsmn.net/Default.aspx Brian… Read more

Visual Studio SP1 is Released!

I’m happy to announce that VS SP1 (including Visual Studio Team System) has released.  It’s been a long time in the making and I know it’s been frustrating waiting but it is finally available and there is a ton of good stuff in it.  I’ve blogged about some of the great TFS improvements here and here. … Read more

Release Cadence

Sorry I’ve been away a while.  It’s been almost 2 weeks since I’ve posted anything of much interest.  It’s been crazy trying to get so many things finished up by the end of the year and I just haven’t had time to think straight.  I’ve been trying to figure out what I was going to… Read more

TFS Virtual Labs on MSDN

There’s a cool new offering on MSDN now that enables people to give TFS a try without having to deal with downloading it or installing it or almost anything.  I tried it last night and all I had to do was go to the site, download some small ActiveX control and use the demo.  It… Read more

Team Foundation Server Roadmap

I’ve been hinting at this coming for while now.  I think I promised it would come out in Dec and here it is on the last day of Nov :).  I hope this is helpful to you in knowing where we are headed and also in giving us feedback on where we are missing the… Read more

MSDN Chats on VSTS

We’ve been conducting fairly regular chats on VSTS.  They’ve been very lively and we’ve good participation.  The last one was November 8th and the transcript from it is here.  We’ve got another one coming up on December 6th at 10am PST.  Please join us if you are interested…. Read more

A New Team System User’s Group in Boston

It’s really cool to see user’s groups for Team System start to pop up around the country.  Michael just announced a new one in Boston.  I’ve offered to come up there and speak at it sometime in the spring.  If you know of more user’s groups let me know, I’d love to build a list… Read more