Bridging the Gap Between Developers and Testers Using Visual Studio 2010: Part 3 of 12 – Where’s Our Backlog?

  In this post, we’re continuing our One on One with Visual Studio conversation from March 13 with Canadian MVPs Etienne Tremblay and Vincent Grondin, Bridging the Gap Between Developers and Testers Using Visual Studio 2010. If you’ve just joined us, the conversation builds on the previous posts, so check those out (links below) and…


Bridging the Gap Between Developers and Testers Using Visual Studio 2010: Part 2 of 13 – Automating the Build

  In this post, we’re continuing our One on One with Visual Studio conversation from March 13 with Canadian MVPs Etienne Tremblay and Vincent Grondin, Bridging the Gap Between Developers and Testers Using Visual Studio 2010. If you’ve just joined us, the conversation builds on the previous posts, so check those out (links below) and…


Bridging The Gap Between Developers and Testers Using Visual Studio 2010: Part 1 of 13 – Migrating VSS to TFS

  In this post, we’re continuing our One on One with Visual Studio conversation from March 13 with Canadian MVPs Etienne Tremblay and Vincent Grondin, Bridging the Gap Between Developers and Testers Using Visual Studio 2010. If you’ve just joined us, the conversation builds on the previous post, so check it out and then join…


Bridging the Gap Between Developers and Testers Using Visual Studio 2010

  In this first One on One with Visual Studio conversation, we’re joined by two of Canada’s experts on Visual Studio and ALM (application lifecycle management). Etienne Tremblay and Vincent Grondin will be talking to us about how Visual Studio’s extensive integrated tools make you more effective and efficient, allowing you to better collaborate with…


One on Ones With Visual Studio

As a developer who develops solutions on the Microsoft platform, you’re probably looking at the title of this post, One on Ones with Visual Studio, and are thinking “why do I need a one on one with Visual Studio?”. The answer is simple – like with your manager, a one on one is a session…


Get Started With The New Stuff

So now that all of this new stuff for Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 is available (see Updates for Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 from yesterday), you may be scratching your head thinking where to get started. Fortunately, when it’s all broken down into what needs to be installed…


Updates for Visual Studio 2010 and TFS 2010

If Visual Studio 2010 is your primary tool and you have an MSDN subscription, today was a great day! If you’re a Visual Studio 2010 developer but don’t have an MSDN subscription, Thursday, March 10 will be a great day for you! Why is today (or Thursday) a great day? Simple. Today (or Thursday) is…


AlignIT 2011: Real World Strategies for Development Managers and Decision Makers

The Situation Every organization pursues strategies to differentiate from competitors. Effective software integration and custom applications are essential in providing that competitive differentiation. As part of a development team, you’re always under pressure to reduce the time it takes to move from concept through design, coding, testing, to deployment, enabling the business to take advantage…


Hello and Welcome!

Hello there, Canadian Solution Developer! I’m Jonathan Rozenblit, your host and resident blogger here on the Canadian Solution Developer blog. I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you to this new blog. In case we haven’t previously met (either in person or virtually), I’m a Developer Evangelist here at Microsoft Canada. Along with the…