Webcasts: Visual Studio Technology Overviews


Over the next few months, my colleagues and I will be doing a number of webcasts covering different aspects of Visual Studio Team System. The schedule and topics are listed below. Hope you can make it.











































Date and Time


Title and Link


Description


(on-demand recording available)


Webcast Series: How to license and manage MSDN Subscriptions


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Meeting ID = K98MNK


Overview of value of MSDN subscriptions and how they are licensed and licenses are managed.


03/3/09


10:00 AM PST


Webcast Series: Team Foundation Server Overview


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Meeting ID = H9DG88


In this webcast, we will cover Team Foundation Server 2008. We will discuss the Team Foundation Server architecture, from both a logical and physical perspective, and cover some installation tips. We will show the work item tracking and version control systems, as well as how you can organize your project information into Team Projects. We will also cover how you can use the reports in Team Foundation Server to understand the health of your project.


03/10/09


10:00 AM PST


Webcast Series: Better Code Quality using Visual Studio Developer Edition


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Meeting ID = 6PKDSH


In this webcast, we will cover the Visual Studio Team System 2008 – Development Edition of Visual Studio. We will show how it can be used by the developer to write better code. Some of the tools that will be covered include static code analysis, unit testing, code coverage, code metrics, and code profiling.


03/17/09


10:00 AM PST


Webcast Series: Test Driven Development with VSTS


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Meeting ID = GM9ZWN


In this webcast, we’ll cover the concept of Test Driven Development, how you can use VSTS-Developer Edition to improve code quality through unit testing and code coverage, plus how to integrate them with automated builds


03/24/09


10:00 AM PST


Webcast Series: Database Concepts for Developers with Visual Studio Database Edition


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Meeting ID = 7C2364


In this webcast, we will cover the Visual Studio Team System 2008 – Database Edition of Visual Studio. We will show how it can be used by the database developer to fully participate in the software development lifecycle. Some of the tools that will be covered include database projects, how to version control your database schema, unit testing of store procedures, automatic test data generation, and comparing data and schema information between databases and database projects.


03/31/09


10:00 AM PST


Webcast Series: Visual Source Safe to Team Foundation Server


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Meeting ID = HTG6HZ


The Team Foundation Visual SourceSafe (VSS) converter tool transfers files, folders, version history, labels, and user information from a Visual SourceSafe database to Team Foundation source control. Before you move files and historical information to the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, join this webcast to learn about Visual SourceSafe converter limitations, how history events in VSS are migrated, how to plan source control migration, and how to migrate from source control.


04/7/09


10:00 AM PST


Webcast Series: TFS for Java Developers with Teamprise


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Meeting ID = NBTHM2


Find out how you can use the Teamprise Plug-in for Eclipse to access the source control features of Team Foundation Server from within the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE). In this webcast, we show you how to add new Eclipse projects to a Team Foundation Server, import existing projects from Team Foundation Server into Eclipse, and keep projects synchronized.


04/14/09


10:00 AM PST


Webcast Series: Visual Studio Test Edition Overview


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Meeting ID = M5H4W9


In this webcast, we will cover the Visual Studio Team System 2008 – Test Edition of Visual Studio. We will show how it can be used by testers to help them succeed at their job. Some of the tools that will be covered include web testing, load testing, and manual testing.


04/21/09


10:00 AM PST


 


Webcast Series: Expression Studio Overview


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Learn about the Expression Studio, Microsoft’s professional application suite for designers.  Including tools for web development, asset management, video encoding, static design and interaction design, Expression Studio has all the necessary applications for designing Standards-based websites, Windows applications, and Silverlight applications.


Excelsior!


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