Soma writes about Team Developer features

Soma’s writing a series of blog posts on VS2008 features in anticipation of our coming release.  As part of that, he’s posted twice in recent weeks on features coming out in the Development edition of Team System: Debugging and Profiling Features in VS 2008 Code Analysis Features in VS 2008 These in turn refer to…

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Aggregating popular Team System blogs

Blogs have quickly become a primary means for the Team System team to communicate with our community and as a result we have dozens and dozens of valuable blogs from our team.  Because of this distributed approach, it’s hard for our customers to navigate and track all of the blogs related to various topics.  We’ve…

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New spelling features added

David Kean recently posted an article announcing new spelling support for Code Analysis in Team System 2008 – Development Edition.  It’s kinda funny…when I describe what static code analysis is to people who aren’t coders, I use the example of Word’s spell checker.  While it can’t ensure that what you write makes sense, it’ll help…

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Watch our TechEd 2007 sessions

The Team System team and community delivered quite a few talks at TechEd 2007 last month and I’m happy to announce that the recordings of these sessions, demos and all, are now available on the web for your viewing enjoyment.  Here’s a quick listing: DEV347: Unit Testing and Test Driven Development: Brian Randell and Doug…

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Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 is available!

I’m sure there will be many more posts (from me and others) but I wanted to get the good word out quickly that Visual Studio Beta 2 is now available for download!  It’s been a long haul but I’m really excited about what we’ve achieved.  I’m confident it’s ready for people to really pick up…

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Overview of Visual Studio Team Developer Tools

At TechEd this year, Noah and Abhijit gave one of the highest ranked talks of the week.  I had the pleasure of attending in person to experience their enthusiasm first hand.  If you weren’t able to attend but you have questions about the latest in team development tools such as Profiling, Unit Testing or Code…

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Team System Orcas Beta feedback trickling in

I was happy to see Orcas Beta1 feedback from our Team System MVP and friend Willy-Peter yesterday.  In his post he reviews: Code Analysis Class Modeling Code Coverage Code Metrics Profiling Continuous integration Version control Data warehouse SharePoint 2007 support Overall, he says he’s happy in general with the ‘rock-solid’ stability of the release and…

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Tell us about Beta1

Brian’s asking folks about their reaction to Team System “Orcas” Beta1: We released Orcas Beta 1 a few weeks ago now and I’m really surprised at how little feedback I’ve heard.  I’m curious what’s going on.  Are people too busy to mess with it?  Has releasing all of the CTPs ahead of time taken the…

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YATSCS: Yet Another Team System Case Study

These seem to be coming out of the woodwork…I just posted an announcement of three new ones earlier this week and now we have another one.  This one’s from the Washington State Department of Community, Trade, and Economic Development, and is indicative of a small, 10 person dev shop.  Here’s a quote: It’s now easier…

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All Orcas Beta1 downloads now available

I’m happy to announce that all of the Visual Studio Team System “Orcas” Beta1 downloads are now available.  The VPC images were available a couple weeks ago but last night we finally got the self extracting installer images available for folks that want to install the product themselves on their own machines.  As I’ve said…

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