VS2010 Beta2 – limited production support

As you probably know, VS2010 ships March 22nd 2010, but there is no need to wait until then.  Beta2 has been out for a while and we encourage you to use it in earnest now.  We provide ‘limited support’ for production application development.   Jeff Beehler blogged about the meaning of “limited support”, but here…

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Microsoft acquires TeamPrise – THE Team Foundation Server integration for Java Developers

Microsoft has finally decided to acquire TeamPrise – a long overdue decision!  TeamPrise provides an integration to Team Foundation Server for Java developers.  It comes as an Eclipse plug-in, as a standalone client and as a command line version.  If you have a mixed Java / .NET development environment, you should check it out –…

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Visual Studio 2010 – "The ULTIMATE Offer" roadshow – invitation

The next wave of the latest Microsoft technologies is about to land on our shores, providing new and exciting ways to develop custom applications.  Visual Studio 2010 is the upcoming release of Microsoft’s market leading integrated Development Tool Platform – specifically designed to leverage these new capabilities. Come to this presentation to learn how Visual…

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Free VS2010 & .NET 4.0 Online Training available now!

Now that VS2010 Beta 2 is available, check out the Channel 9 Learning Center for updated VS2010 online training courses – six are available, more are coming in the near future.

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Visual Studio 2010 – Transition to the new editions

If you are an existing Visual Studio customer with a current MSDN subscription, you will transition to the following new editions (on March 22nd): a) Visual Studio Professional with MSDN Pro ==> Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN b) Visual Studio Professional with MSDN Premium ==> Visual Studio 2010 Premium with MSDN c) Visual Studio Team Edition ==> Visual Studio…

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Visual Studio 2010. Launch date March 22nd 2010!

Finally the cat is out of the bag – the next version of Visual Studio will be available Monday, 22nd of March 2010!  You don’t have to wait until then to play with this new exciting release, Visual Studio Beta 2 bits are available on MSDN now! At a glance, what’s new? 1) New product names. Gone is the name…

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VSTS2010 Extensibility Points

I am busy getting people excited about VSTS2010 (it’s not very hard :-)) and often I get questions about customising workflows, work items, Team Build, etc.  Terry Clancy has written a good blog post listing all the extensibility points in Visual Studio Team System 2010.  Check it out here.

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Visual Studio Team System 2010 – coming soon to a computer near you ..

I get more and more questions about VSTS2010 – Microsoft’s next generation tool platform – as the days go by.  I am not surprised given the exciting stuff we’ll release on **/**/20** (sorry date is TOP SECRET).  In the meantime here is a collection of links you can use to start reading more about specific…

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VSTS Essential training offered in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane

Enhance ALM, a Microsoft Partner in Australia, offers training courses this month to get you started with Visual Studio Team System.  If you live in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane see the schedule below.  The courses are short and well priced.  This is a very good opportunity to use your remaining training budget and get your development team trained up and ready…

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