Visual Studio 2008 ("Orcas") and .NET 3.5

Daniel Moth has a bunch of great posts on Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 Here are two great entry points:

Orcas Beta 2 Download URLs Great post with all the download URLs for Orcas Beta 2.  Very handy.

Invitation to the inaugural Canberra VSTS user group – Jan 24th

I’d like to make you aware of the new Canberra Visual Studio Team System user group!   The purpose of the VSTS User Group is to form a community of practice for Canberra-based IT professionals interested in the use of Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) to support the Software Development Lifecycle. The group meetings will…


Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Love the dual core perf  🙂 Snippet from ” Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Visual Studio 2005 represents one of the most significant developer tools releases since the introduction of Visual Studio nearly a decade ago. It offers all types of developers a wider spectrum of development possibilities and a greatly advanced…

Canberra Visual Studio Team System user group is ready for launch!

Well, Nils announced it first … Canberra now has it’s very own Visual Studio Team System user group.  First meeting details are not set in stone right now, but here’s what we have: What: Canberra Visual Studio Team System user groupWhen: Wednesday 24th Jan 2007, 8AM to 9:30AMWhere: Microsoft Canberra offices, 44 Sydney Avenue, Barton. The…


Software Engineering with VSTS – great book

Software Engineering with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (Microsoft .NET Development Series) If you’re into agile development, feature driven development or whatever…. this is the book for you.  A “value up” paradigm is the main focus here.  This book is primarily a Software Engineering book.  Only a few hunderd pages … so you can knock…

Visual Studio 2005 Team System Basics Training

Brief Description(200-level)A complete, self-paced training course with a VPC image containing Team System software. OverviewProvides training on: Overview Licensing Architecture Deployment and Maintenance Team Foundation Server Extensibility Team Foundation Reporting Team Projects and Process Template Customization Team Foundation Version Control Team Foundation Build Team Ed for Architects Team Ed for Developers Team Ed forTesters

Visual Studio "Orcas" October CTP

I’ve been a bit slow with putting this link up … but I keep emailing it around, so here it is. Visual Studio “Orcas” October CTP Enjoy!


Virtual PC for VSTS and TFS on MSDN Subscription Download site

Wow … that’s a long blog title, but it sums up this post nicely! 🙂 There is a VPC (Virtual PC) available from the MSDN Subscriptions download area.  Just do a search for “VPC” and you will find “Visual Studio 2005 Team System VPC – Part 1 of 2 (English)” and “Visual Studio 2005 Team System…