Buy one Visual Studio Edition – get another one for free!

Well I said we announce something today – and we did ! All well and good, but much more importantly anyone with a valid MSDN subscription and Team Editon for Developers or Team Edition for Database Professional will receive ALL these products for FREE: Visual Studio Team System 2008 Development Edition Visual Studio Team System…

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French-Australian Cooperation

A few weeks ago my colleague Jihad Dannawi joined us from the French sub, to help with the Australian Development Tools business.  As you’d expect from a sophisticated Frenchman he brought along a few popular fashion items currently en vogue in Paris. If you are interested in some of these items feel free to contact Jihad directly – if…

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Lots of new SP1’s released!

Now I understand why I haven’t heard much from our product groups lately – they have been cutting a lot of new code!  Three (3) service packs are available for you to download:  Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (download here) TFS 2008 SP1 (download here) .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (download here)  Don’t be fooled by the name “Service Pack”…

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Team Foundation Server Admin Tool released!

If you are responsible for managing a Team Foundation Server check out the Team Foundation Server Administration Tool.   It’ll make your life with TFS even easier 🙂  

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Upgrade from TFS Trial Edition to Full Version?

I get asked this question a lot – usually when TFS stopped working because the trial license expired…..   If you are in this situation don’t panic and don’t call me – the answer is right here.

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New MSSCCI Provider for TFS 2008 released!

If you are using one of the technologies listed below and want to use TFS 2008, you may want to check out our new MSSCCI provider we just released.  You can download it here. Visual Studio .NET 2003 Visual C++ 6 SP6 Visual Visual Basic 6 SP6 Visual FoxPro 9 SP1 Microsoft Access 2003 SP2…

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TFS 2008 Powertools released!

The VSTS2008TFSPT (short for Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Power Tools) have been released….  It’s a mouthful but there are some interesting features, check it out here.    

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Upgrading to TFS 2008? Need a migration tool?

If you plan upgrading from TFS 2005 to TFS 2008 you may want to have a look at this migration tool. Make sure you understand the limitations of the tool.

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Do VSTS 2005 bits work with VSTS 2008 bits?

Every now and then I get asked whether or not VSTS 2005 bits work with VSTS 2008 bits and vice versa.  Grant Holliday put a great matrix together to answer all these questions.  Check it out.


Visual Studio Team System 2008 Released!

… and available now for those with an MSDN subscription!  Check here to find out what’s new in VSTS 2008.

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