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.

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…

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…


Agile Development with TFS – Training in Brisbane

Readify, one of Microsoft’s best partner is running a 2-day workshop in Brisbane, covering agile development with VSTS – an event not to be missed!  For details of how to sign up, click the link below:   Readify’s Professional Series Training…                                              What’s coming up in Brisbane…   Readify’s Team Foundation Server/Agile Workshop  …


Reminder – there is a 30% promotion available until 30th June 2009 ..

In case you haven’t heard (or haven’t read my blog!)  there is a 30% promotion available to step up from Visual Studio Professional to one of the Team Editions or from a Team Edition to Team Suite.  This offer is valid until June 30th 2009, so you still have time to think about it 🙂…


VSTS 2008 on Windows 7 – very nice!

I couldn’t resist… Windows 7 and Visual Studio Team System 2008 – all on HyperV ….   very nice!  


VSTS promotions available NOW!

Christmas is just around the corner and yes I realise times are a bit tougher than usual, but here is an opportunity not to be missed.  We have a number of special promotions you can take advantage of: 30% Discount  If you buy (or own) a Team Edition you can step up to the Team…


The Road to Visual Studio 2010!

After Steve Ballmer last week, we have another illustrious person visiting us from Corp (no wonder, today’s weather forecast for Seattle is 8-12 degrees and rainy….) – Matt Nunn.  Matt is a Group Product Manager for Visual Studio Team System and presents (and demos!) what is coming in Visual Studio Team System 2010.  You will learn how…


VSTS workshop training (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth)

Readify, one of our partners here in Australia is offering a one day workshop focusing on Team Foundation Server, Agile Development and technologies such as Silverlight, WCF, LINQ and others.  The training is not free but it will be delivered by excellent MVP’s – so I have no doubt its a worthwhile investment.  Here are the…



Usually I don’t blog about product futures, but I make an exception…  Microsoft released a few videos on Channel 9, showcasing new features among other things. I watched a couple of them demonstrating UML modelling capabilities you will see in VS2010.  It is great to see Microsoft finally joining the UML bandwagon (and the OMG).  Now I…