Check out good stuff from TechEd 2008

This was a good week for Team System at TechEd 2008 in Orlando.  I would recommend that you check out the TechEd 2008 Online site (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/events/teched/default.aspx) to learn about much of what was covered.  In particular, you should check out the BillG keynote in which our very own Brian Harry demonstrated some exciting new features…

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early release of Database Edition updates

Gert Drapers, group manager for the team responsible for the Team System Database Edition, recently announced an early release (Community Technology Preview) of some updates to that product.  The biggest motivation behind these updates was to fully support the upcoming release of SQL Server 2008 later this summer.  But, while we were making these updates,…

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April Rosario CTP now available!

I’m happy to announce that the next Community Technology Preview of Rosario (officially known as Microsoft® Visual Studio® Team System code name “Rosario” April 2008 CTP) is now available.  Customers can immediately begin downloading the VPC images from our download page.  Because of the size of the VPC, I’d recommend using a download manager, such…

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Join me at our next Team System Chat

Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Team Foundation Server, Team Suite, Architecture Edition, Development Edition, Database Edition, and Test Edition. In addition, discuss what’s new for these editions for Visual Studio 2008. Add to Calendar April 9, 200810:00 A.M. Pacific Time Additional Time Zones

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VS2008 Demo and Training kit available

The Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit has been updated for the RTM and has been released on the Microsoft.com Download Center for anyone to download and use.  You can download the entire training kit from the download center here:  http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=7602397.  After downloading the kit, simply run the installation program to extract the contents to your…

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December Team System chats

Come chat with the Visual Studio Team System group – December 5th Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Team Foundation Server, Team Suite, Architecture Edition, Development Edition, Database Edition, and Test Edition. In addition, discuss what’s new for these editions for Visual Studio 2008. We will…

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Visual Studio Team System 2008 ships!

What else can I say?  The big day has arrived (read the official word here on Soma’s blog) and we’re all very excited to let everyone know that all parts of the Visual Studio Team System 2008 product family are available today for download from MSDN.  If you’re not already a subscriber to MSDN, you…

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TeamData and TeamBuild: together at last

I was happy to see this morning that Gert posted an article discussing the latest issue of CoDe Magazine which includes a very detailed article on using TeamData with TeamBuild to help automate the sometimes arcane process of building and deploying applications which use databases (don’t they all?) and tighten the feedback loop between developers…

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