Team System Song Translated!

Earlier this week I posted a link to the hilarious Visual Studio Team System Song. To continue the amusement, JeffBe managed to track down the translation for me – it’s fantastic. My favorite line has to be “Flower of hope ever so blossoming”… [Intro]Customer: “This doesn’t work. I want something else!”Boss: “If you run out of…

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Reminder – Team Foundation Web Chat this morning (10/28) 9am PST

I just thought I’d send out a quick reminder that we’re doing a Team Foundation chat this morning in a couple of hours time – see you there! Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Beta 3 Public ChatChat with members of the Team Foundation Server team. We’ll be answering questions about Beta 3 and discussing our…

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Slow Team Foundation Project Creation or operation? Check your NIC settings

We had a minor firestorm today as we saw major performance degredation trying to create new Team Projects on pretty speedy server configuration. We all panicked for a while until a few folks remembered we’d seen something like it before and checked the NIC settings… Basically when the NIC settings on one of the machines…

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Howard wants feedback on his Scrum Work Item Type definitions for Team Foundation

I mentioned yesterday that Howard van Rooijen is working on Team Foundation process templates for Scrum Methodologies. Today he has posted details of the Work Item Types – if you’ve used Scrum, I highly recommend that you take a look and give him some feedback about what he’s chosen to put in the work item…

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Joel has an alpha version of his Team Foundation Process Template Editor

I just spotted this on Etienne’s blog – Joel Semeniuk has announced that an alpha version of his VSTS Process Template Editor is now available on a GotDotNet workspace here. There are blog articles about customizing process templates by hand – and for simple tweaks, editing some of the XML is very straightforward. However, if you’re really…

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Howard van Rooijen is working on a Scrum methodology for Team Foundation

This looks really exciting. A lot of folks I know are working using Scrum methodologies (including folks here at Microsoft) so it’s great to see the work that Howard is doing with Colin Bird, Stuart Preston, Susie Kablean to implement Scrum methodologies using Team System Full article here. Howard also has a podcast with a…

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Brian has a great post about how many users Team Foundation can support

Brian just posted a really long post about some work we’re doing to estimate how many users you can support on a Team Foundation Server. The quick summary – we’ve been too conservative so far, and it looks like we’ll actually be able to increase the number of users that we say we can support…

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Visual Studio Team System Song!

I just found this through one of my Feedster subscriptions – it’s hilarious! Visual Studio Team System Song I’ve got no idea what these guys are rapping about in the flash animation so if anyone can translate for me I’d love to know!

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I’m on channel 9 talking about Team Foundation

A Channel 9 video that Robert Scoble and Sonal Pardeshi came and filmed in my office is now online at Channel 9. We chatted a lot about how we manage our source code/build/bug tracking processes we use internally, how we’ve been using Team Foundation, and I managed to give them a few demos of some…

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Team Foundation Beta 3 Webcast on 10/28 – I’ll be there

We’re having a webcast next Friday to talk about Beta 3 and anything else you want to find out about Team Foundation. We’ll have experts from across the group joining us – I’m planning to be there too – so please come, hang out, ask some tough questions and we’ll do our best to help… Visual…

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