Live from TechEd Europe: LightSwitch HTML Client Preview and Visual Studio 2012 Tools for SharePoint

This morning I presented the keynote at TechEd Europe 2012 in Amsterdam, and shared some updates on our tools. If you’re not attending the event in person, you can still tune in online. The keynote video recording is available on-demand on Channel9. The first announcement you’re likely to hear about is our LightSwitch HTML Client…

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What you need to know about developing for Windows on ARM (WOA)

You’ve probably heard about the new Windows on ARM PCs that will be coming to market with Windows 8. If you’ve been following the TechEd North America coverage, then you’ve also seen these devices in the keynote. In this post, we’re going to cover what this all means for developers. For an introduction to Windows…

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TechEd North America 2012 Keynote News

We’re here in Orlando this week at TechEd North America 2012, with thousands of developers and IT professionals. If you’re not attending the event in person, you can still tune into the live stream at http://northamerica.msteched.com/. This morning I presented in the Day One keynote. In this blog post, I’ll walk through some of the…

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June 4th What’s Happening Around Visual Studio

It’s been a busy week since the RC announcements for Visual Studio 2012, .NET Framework 4.5, and Team Foundation Server 2012. RC Announcements In my last post I provided an overview of the latest enhancements across the product. Here’s a rollup of the announcement posts across the team, so that you can explore additional deep…

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Announcing the Release Candidate (RC) of Visual Studio 2012 and .NET Framework 4.5

I’m happy to announce the Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2012, Team Foundation Server 2012, and .NET Framework 4.5. You can find these releases available for download on our Visual Studio product website. In conjunction with today’s Visual Studio release, Windows has made available a Windows 8 Release Preview. Please visit the Building Windows 8…

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My Favorite Features: Managing Projects with the Backlog, Sprint Planning and Taskboard Features in Team Foundation Server 11

In my earlier post on Continuous Value Delivery, I talked about the role that features like the backlog, sprint planning, and taskboard play in tracking requirements and managing the development process. In this post, I’ll dive deeper into what this all looks like in action. I’ve been using these features in my personal coding projects…

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My Favorite Features: Creating Storyboards with PowerPoint

In my last post on Continuous Value Delivery, I talked the importance of communication between the customer and the engineering team to arrive at a clear project definition. How many times have you built exactly what was asked for, but not what was wanted? Agile teams need the right communication tools to eliminate waste at…

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Continuous Value Delivery with Visual Studio 11 ALM

In the next couple of posts, I’m going to dive into some of my favorite ALM features coming in Visual Studio 11. In this post, I’d like to first provide some framing on the larger context for the release, so you can see how these features fit in. At each stage of the application lifecycle,…

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My Favorite Features: Unit Testing Enhancements in Visual Studio 11

I’ve been writing a set of posts on some of my favorite Visual Studio 11 features that I’m using in my personal development. In my last post, I talked about JavaScript tooling enhancements. In this post, I’d like to talk about the new unit testing features. Unit testing is an important step in the development…

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