If you get a chance to install and play around with the Community Technology Preview of Visual Studio Team Foundation in late 2004 or one of the Beta releases in early 2005 and if you encounter a product bug or want to make a feature suggestion–especially something related to documentation–please raid it in Ladybug.
Scott Sargent has installed the Beta 1 Refresh and is enjoying the unit testing capabilities:
This post is predominantly about unit testing, but first a little dilbert: It seems that everyone in a the software development field knows about dilbert, I am absolutely positive that Scott Adams works for my company and has been in many of our meetings. Well, sunday’s dilbert describes in a single comic most of our projects. Here’s a link: Sunday’s Dilbert Its really kind of frightening how accurate that is at times.
It is quite frustrating to discover that Virtual PC 2004 does not support DVD ISO images larger than 2.2 GB. I downloaded the latest VS 2005 beta DVD image from MSDN Subscription site (the CD ISO images do not have Team System support) and tried to mount it on my Virtual PC. This is the message I got.
I stumbled on a comment regarding Microsoft Team System where the person compared TS with the difference between walking and riding a bicycle and frankly I couldn’t agree more.
Rob Caron posted this message about the Team Architect/Whitehorse team seeking your feedback.
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After some subtle (and others not so subtle) feedback, I’ve moved the larger post ‘Visual Studio Team System: Overview of Static Analysis’ off of the blogs.msdn.com main page.