Inaugural ALM Conference & Visual Studio 2010 Launch (Luna Park Sydney) – early bird offer!

The Australian ALM Conference Early Bird OfferThe inaugural Australian ALM Conference and Microsoft Australia official launch of Visual Studio 2010 is scheduled for the 13th & 14th April this year. Registrations have just opened and we would like to let you know about a special Early Bird offer. The first 50 attendees to register for…


Upgrading TFS from Beta2 to RC

Given the Team Foundation Server 2010 Release Candidate has been released, you may want to upgrade your current Beta 2 installation (you have installed it right?).  Here are the instructions of how to do this:  http://blogs.msdn.com/bkrieger/archive/2010/02/03/tfs-2010-beta2-to-rc-upgrade-guide.aspx  


Important TFS Updates

You should be aware of a number of updates to TFS 2010, one is available now, the other two coming soon….  Here they are: 1. TFS has been re-released (available now on MSDN) to include an important fix, solving a specific problem when upgrading from 2008 to 2010.  To learn more about this issue see Brian Harry’s blog post. 2. TFS update patch…


New VS2010 Testing Courses available now!

KJ Ross, a premium Microsoft Partner, is now offering Visual Studio 2010 based Testing Courses (see dates & locations below).  KJ Ross has an excellent reputation and a deep understanding of Software Testing and Software Quality in general.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn from one of the leaders in the industry. Introduction to Microsoft Visual…


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…


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.


Want to migrate source code from Subversion, StarTeam or CVS to TFS?

TimelyMigration offers a migration tool to move your Subversion, StarTeam and CVS repositories to Microsoft Team Foundation Server – check it out here.  Our folks in Redmond have only good things to say about them – so try them out!


What’s new in Team Foundation Server 2008?

For a definitive list of feature in Team Foundation Server 2008 (i.e. Orcas) check out Brian Harry’s blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/bharry/archive/2007/08/08/final-tfs-2008-feature-list.aspx  


Hosted Team Foundation Server?

Do you want to use Team Foundation Server but don’t want to bother with the maintenance?   Do you want to evaluate Team Foundation Server?  Check out Readify’s hosted Team Foundation Server offering:  www.tfsnow.com