Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Build.targets ( 2005 )

Have you ever wanted to *see* the target stack in the TeamBuild targets?  Well the wait is over.  I wish I could say I generated this on the fly but that isn’t the case, but one day that will happen.  I intend to keep growing this map as I come across new items and documentation. …


The VSTS Resources Map

The amount of VSTS resources  can get very overwhelming.  We have a very strong community with a ton of resources.  Lately I re-found my love for mind maps and decided to create a map around VSTS resources.  I intend to keep growing this map as I come across new items.  If you would like a…


Chicago VSTS Users Group, Round 2

Since I am speaking this time, I can’t help but self promote can I? Right now I am in the middle of sketching out content and I would love nothing more than to hear from you. While I have a few tricks up the ole sleeve please ping me and share what’s on your mind….


Announcing the Chicago VSTS Users Group

    Join us for the maiden voyage of the Chicago Visual Studio Team System User group! Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System is the best integrated software development platform to build the mission-critical applications that businesses depend on. It extends Visual Studio’s integrated and productive experience from the developer to the entire development team…


Virtual PC 2007 Released

You can read more about Virtual PC 2007, and download it, from the newly updated Virtual PC website. Some key features of Virtual PC 2007 include: Support for x64 Windows as a host operating system Support for hardware virtualization support Support for Windows Vista as a guest and host operating system Support for PXE network booting…


Team Foundation Power Tools v1.2 Released

Team Foundation Server is happy to announce the release of version 1.2 of Team Foundation Power Tools (formerly known as Power Toys).  In this release we’ve added 2 new command line tools for the developer and 3 non-command line tools.   This version includes some bug fixes to previous Power Tools, support for Vista, and adds the…

VSTS Case Studies

From time to time I am asked where one can get their hands on case studies around VSTS. You can find all VSTS case studies here: Today we just released two new case studies focused around ROI.


VSTS Books

Ever wonder what VSTS books are out there. Well wonder no more. The list is in no particular order: Professional Team Foundation Server Professional Visual Studio 2005 Team System Software Engineering with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Working with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System Managing Projects with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System  Pro…


5 things you didn’t know about me.

Jeff Beehler and Buck Hodges both decided to tag me and I hear tag backs are not allowed. So it’s time to kick off this new year of blogging with a few items you may have never guessed. I have a 10 month old son, Ethan. It’s amazing just how fast your life can change….