Videos: Security, Performance Testing, and Visual Studio Team System

We posted our ASP.NET 2.0 security videos, performance testing videos, and Visual Studio Team System videos to the MSDN library. Video Index Video Index ASP.NET 2.0 Security VideosKeith Brown explains the mechanics behind some common input and data validation security issues and how to address them. Explained – Canonicalization Explained – Cookies Explained – Cross-Site Scripting…

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TFS Guide: A Top Download on CodePlex

It was a nice surprise to see that yesterday our patterns & practices Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Guide was among the top downloads on CodePlex. The HMTL version of the guide is available on MSDN at http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb668991.aspx.  My Related Posts Guidance Explorer: A Top Download on CodePlex Now on MSDN: patterns & practices Team…

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Now on MSDN: patterns & practices Team Development with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Guide

You can now find our patterns & practices Team Development with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server guide on MSDN in HTML.  It’s the same guidance we hosted on CodePlex.  CodePlex was our channel for agile release.  Once we baked the guidance, we ported to MSDN.  For some customers, MSDN is a trusted source, so being on MSDN…

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How To: Create a “Hello World” WCF Service Using Visual Studio

Here’s a quick step through of using WCF in Visual Studio 2005.  In this case I used a local machine, running Windows 2003, for the service and the client.  There’s lot of possible paths, and this is just one path through.  I focused on “Hello World” to run through the basic mechanics, but chose a…

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Scenario Frames for Team Foundation Server

Our Scenario Frames for Team Foundation Server are available on CodePlex.  We have Scenario Frames for the following: Build Project Management Reporting Source Control We use scenario frames for several things: Mapping out the problem space Performing scenario evaluations to evaluate platform, tools, and guidance Designing products Scoping work The real power of a scenario…

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New Release: patterns & practices Team Development with Team Foundation Server Guide

Today we release the final version of our patterns & practices: Team Development with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server.  It’s our Microsoft playbook for Team Foundation Server.  It shows you how to make the most of the Team Foundation Server.  It’s a compendium of proven practices, product team recommendations, and insights from the field. Download…

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VSTS Guidance Projects Roundup

Here’s a quick rundown of our patterns & practices VSTS related Guidance projects.   It’s a combination of online knowledge bases, guides, video-based guidance and a community Wiki for public participation.  We’re using CodePlex for agile release, before baking into MSDN for longer term. Guides patterns & practices Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications – This guide shows…

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TFS Guide Beta 1 is Available

Today we released our Beta 1 of Team Development with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Guide.  It’s our Microsoft playbook for TFS.  This is our guide to help show you how to make the most of Team Foundation Server.  It’s a distillation of many lessons learned.  It’s a collaborative effort among product team members, field,…

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Guidance on Managing Source Control Dependencies in Team System Now Available

Our Explained: Managing Source Control Dependencies in Visual Studio Team System is now available.   I’ve seen several questions around handling source control dependencies so hopefully this guidance will help you spiral down on solutions that work for you. This guidance  covers dealing with the following dependencies: Source code and binary references Web service references Database references…

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