New Team System add-in for SnagIt

I’ve been a fan of TechSmith’s Camtasia product for a long time so I thought I’d mention another great product they offer. SnagIt is a really flexible screen capture application that’s been around for a long time. It’s easy to use but also very feature-rich. TechSmith recently announced a set of output plug-ins for it…

0

Team Build Monitor – Vista Sidebar Gadget

I’ve created a sidebar gadget for Windows Vista that lets you monitor a set of build definitions. It’s compatible with Team Foundation Server "Orcas" Beta 1 and it should also work with Beta 2 once it’s released. If you’d like a preview before you try it out, watch the video below where I walk through…

12

Building Visual Studio Setup Projects with Team Build

We get this question often enough that I thought I would post the answer. In the future, I’ll be posting answers to common Team Build questions as discrete blog posts tagged with “FAQ” to facilitate browsing or subscription via RSS. If you’re trying to build a Visual Studio Setup Project (.vdproj) I refer you to…

1

Hosted TFS Pilot Program

Updated: Listing of Hosted TFS Providers After coming across a question regarding hosted TFS on Linked In, I thought I would post some information on the subject. Here’s an excerpt from the attached TFS Hosting Brief. “Team Foundation Server (TFS) is a server product built on top of standard Microsoft technologies, including ASP.NET web services,…

4

Build Notification Applet

Admittedly, our inclusion of continuous integration (build queuing, triggers and drop management) into the Orcas release was a bit rushed and we didn’t have time to implement everything we wanted. One of the bigger omissions was a means of notifying the user about build events and making it easy for them to respond to those…

12

Continuous Integration

Those of you who have bitten the proverbial bullet and installed Beta 1 of Team Foundation Server Codename Orcas may have already seen the improvements to Team Build. For those who haven’t, I’m posting the user experience specification for the continuous integration feature set. If you have any feedback, now is the time to let…

3

VSIP Developer Conference

I presented at the May 2007 VSIP Developer Conference last week in Redmond on extensibility enhancements coming on the upcoming Orcas release of Team Foundation Server. We had a great turn out and it was really nice to meet some of the terrific partners working to complement our feature set. It’s exciting to see new…

0

5-things

Since Aaron tagged me, here are five things you probably didn’t know about me: I started programming when I was 12 on a TRS-80 Model III. I had wanted an Apple ][ but my Dad didn’t want me to waste my time playing games. “If you want to play computer games,” he said “you’ll have to write…

3