Visual Studio Team System Management Model Designer Power Tool (TSMMD) Ships

Visual Studio Team System Management Model Designer Power Tool (TSMMD) v2.0 CTP is now live at http://www.codeplex.com/dfo. This project has two deliverables. First is the Visual Studio Team System Management Model Designer Power Tool (TSMMD). TSMMD is a tool for modeling line-of-business health scenarios and the associated instrumentation. The tool includes guidance packages that generate…

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Keith Pleas shows Design for Operations

Not long after my appearance on .NET Rocks – my good friend Keith appears on show 100 of .Net Rocks TV – http://www.dnrtv.com/ – talking about and demonstrating the TSMMD. Check out the show and, yes go and watch the other 99 episodes too. THIS POSTING IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH NO WARRANTIES, AND CONFERS…

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VSTSMMD requirements

Not long ago, I posted about the new version of the Management Model Designer. One thing I did not post was the requirements, and since I’ve been asked a few times now, I thought I best blog it. The designer will require VSTS2008 (yes that is Team System as in Team Architect, Team Developer etc)….

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New Year = Models, Code Discovery and Management Pack Generation

Some of you may have already seen the existing Management Model Designer from http://www.codeplex.com/dfo or seen the channel 9 screen casts The DFO Show – Designing a Health Model with the Visual Studio Management Model Designer or The DFO Show – Implementing a Health Model with the Visual Studio Management Model Designer. Well we’ve been…

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Love for the VSMMD @ TechEd

For me, TechEd 07 is almost over – I’ve finished my speaking duties, now its just networking, hanging out at the TLC and attending some sessions. (and catching up with emails). Some good news appeared in my mailbox this morning, after our session DEV 311, which you can see a recording of here. Scott Fulton,…


Visual Studio Management Model Designer on Channel 9

Today I posted the 2nd of 2 short screencasts on using the Visual Studio Management Model Designer (VSMMD). The first screencast shows how you can use the tool to design a management model. The second screencast shows how you can use the model to generate implementation code. Our first big test for customers is in 12…


Announcing the Visual Studio Management Model Designer VSMMD

Today we got one step closer to building manageable applications. On codeplex, right now, is the bright shiney new Visual Studio Management Model Designer. The designer, available on Codeplex at http://www.codeplex.com/dfo , is built upon the Visual Studio DSL. The designer allows Architects to describe a health model including defining Managed Entities, Aspects and Health…

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