The Transition to Visual Studio 2010

In April 2010, we launched Visual Studio 2010.  As part of the launch we consolidated the number of Visual Studio offerings from 7 to 4.  (Ultimate, Premium, Professional, Test Professional).   When this occurred, all active VS+MSDN users were automatically transferred to the corresponding new offering as seen below.  In most cases, the new offering is…

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Migrating Code from Visual Basic 6 to .NET

Migrating Code from Visual Basic 6 to .NETMike Gresley Still have your production code on VB6, eh?  I know, I know…you personally cringed in shame when I asked the question.  So, you probably don’t even need the lecture: you’re fully aware that running your production code on a ten-plus-year-old platform is like driving a 45-year-old car…

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Movin’ On Up: Migrating from Legacy Microsoft Developer Tools to the Current Platform

So, you’ve seen some or all of the latest-and-greatest Microsoft development tools, and you’re amazed by the virtual cornucopia of whiz-bang features and functionality at your disposal…that is, if you were actually using the latest tools, because you’re not.  You’re stuck on an older edition, perhaps something that has remained in the environment because it’s…

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What is Visual Studio Team System?

Visual Studio Team System is an umbrella term that essentially represents 6 products for SDLC teams.   The “System” part of the term represents that many other products that can be hooked-in to the system via clients they already use like MS Project, Excel, SharePoint, Browser or third-part product.     The component of VS Team System that…

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What’s new VSTS 2010

Project Rosario is now officially called VSTS 2010.  This is huge release with big investments in VS Architecture, VS Tester, Business Alignment, SharePoint Development, Azure and User Experience to name a few.   Here are some great areas to learn more:   General Overview Data Sheet VSTS2010 on Channel 9 Updates in SharePoint Development

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Purchase VS/MSDN on a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement

Like all Microsoft products, you can purchase products on a Software + Software Assurance.   Software Assurance (SA) is a maintenance that enables you to upgrade the product to the latest version at no additional cost.  Visual Studio is sold in this model, however, the SA is the MSDN Subscription with the license as illustrated in…

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Purchase VS/MSDN via GSA

Like all Microsoft products, you can purchase products on a Software + Software Assurance.   Software Assurance (SA) is a maintenance that enables you to upgrade the product to the latest version at no additional cost.  Visual Studio is sold in this model, however the SA is the MSDN Subscription with the license as illustrated in…

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