New Team System Stuff – 2004-10-25


Update – New MSF Agile Prerelease Available

As posted elsewhere on my blog (New to Me:
MSF Agile – Updated on GotDotNet
), an updated prerelease version of MSF
Agile is available on GotDotNet:

http://workspaces.gotdotnet.com/msfv4

Update 2 – We had to go back to the original version of MSF
Agile while we investigate some bugs that may hinder evaluation of the most
recent release.

OOPSLA

Microsoft has a contingent heading north of the border to Vancouver, British
Columbia this week for the 19th Annual ACM Conference on Object-Oriented
Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications (aka OOPSLA).

To see what Microsoft is doing at OOPSLA, be sure to visit:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/architecture/community/events/oopsla2004/

Check out these blog posts for more information:

Coad Method’s Contribution to Agile

Learn more about Feature-Driven Development (FDD) and understand how it is
…perhaps the first example of a domain model-driven agile process
in this post from David
Anderson
(Getting
Back to FDD’s Roots
).

Gareth’s Whiteboard – Part 3

Gareth Jones continues his series
(On
distributing my office whiteboard
& On coloured
pens
) on sharing his ‘whiteboard’ (Red is for
tomatoes, green is for peppers, blue is for … giraffes?
) and how to
translate his pretty pictures into something machine readable, especially when
the model is not limited to any one domain.

SOA Applied

Here’s an interesting use of SOA – database replication. Check out this post
from Nick Malik (Using
Service Oriented Architecture concepts for database replication
).

In the News

Upcoming Events (New
Events
)

Want to hear more about Team System? Here are some upcoming events where
Visual Studio Team System is on the agenda:

OCT 2004

NOV 2004

FEB 2005

Got an event you’d like me to include here? Contact me.

Comments (2)

  1. tvanfleet says:

    Do you know when you will be able to post the updated prerelease version of MSF Agile?

  2. Rob Caron says:

    Probably early next week, but don’t hold me to that.