TFS 2010 Beta 1 Installation Experience

I had been using an internally build of a VSTS 2010 Beta 1 virtual environment for quite awhile so I never installed the Beta 1 bits myself. Recently, my external hard drive decided it was going to start have some issues, and that eventually lead to the corruption of my virtual image. I needed to…

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Changing your VSTS Test Projects defaults

The other day while I was writing some code (yeah, I still do that occasionally) and added a Test Project to my solution, I thought it was odd that although I was writing my solution in C#, the default Test Project is always VB? So I poked around the Options setting within VSTS and found…

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Visual Studio 2008 sales promotions

In case you’re still on the fence as to whether you want to upgrade your Visual Studio Professional Edition to a Visual Studio Team Edition (Architecture, Development, or Test) or Visual Studio Team Suite, how does saving 30% and 45% off when you step up from Professional Edition with MSDN Premium to either Team Edition…

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PDC Workshop Announced: Developing Quality Software using Visual Studio Team System 2010

If you’re thinking about attending PDC09 this year, we just announced a pre-PDC workshop on “Developing Quality Software using VSTS 2010.” Its a full-day workshop and they will be going through entire lifecycle of building quality into your software development process. More information is available at Brian Keller’s blog on the topic. If you’d like…

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VSTS 2010 Historical Debugging shown on Channel 9

Brian Keller, Technical Evangelist for VSTS, just published an introduction to the Historical Debugger on Channel 9’s 10-4 Show. The Historical Debugger is a new feature coming in VSTS 2010 that will allow developers to to record what’s happening on a system and replay the output on a development system to see what actually happened…

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DSP for Oracle goes Beta

Quest Software’s database schema provider (DSP) for Oracle, codenamed TeamFuze, is now in public beta. The DSP allows independent software vendors to create a provider for non-Microsoft database to advantages of features in the Visual Studio Team System 2010 Team Development. Features like database table and column refactoring, stored procedure unit testing, and sample data…

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Brian Harry at the NYC VSTS Users Group – 6/30/2009

Tech Geeks are Rock Stars! Don’t believe me, check out Intel’s commercial showcasing Ajay Bhatt and how people (geeks) flock to him. One of Microsoft’s Rock Stars, Brian Harry, will be at the New York City VSTS Users Group meeting on Tuesday, June 30. He will be talking about the upcoming release of Visual Studio…

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Great overview of VSTS 2010 / .NET 4.0 from JasonZ

Jason Zander, our DevDivision General Manager, posted a really great article on VSTS 2010 / .NET 4.0. It has a lot of screenshots of the new interface (which uses WPF), a quick run through of each Role Edition of VSTS, and as well as what to expect for the .NET Framework 4.0. Definitely worth the…

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Visual Studio "Camano" product named reveiled

If you’ve had an opportunity to play around with the VSTS 2010 CTP 12 image that was made available to world back at PDC 08 in October, you probably saw glimpses of a product we codenamed “Camano.” It’s a separate test case management and manual test execution/recorder as part of our “No Repro Bug” bullet…

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VSTS 2010 demoed at TechEd 2009

The TechEd conference is best known for showcasing Microsoft technology that is currently shipping or will ship within the next 6 months. I would say that’s changed for this event with regards to Visual Studio. In some of the sessions and in the exhibit hall, we’re showing elements of Visual Studio Team System 2010. So…

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