Rob Caron’s Top 10 Blog Posts for 2006

Here are the Top 10 Posts for 2006 for my blog based on traffic (highest to lowest): A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Visual Studio 2005 Team System, Part I – (4/15/2005) Free Download: MSDN Library May 2006 Edition – (7/26/2006) Viewing Downloaded CHM Files – (6/23/2005) Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 – (11/9/2005) A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Visual Studio…


Now Available: Team Foundation Server MSSCCI Provider v1.2

As noted in Brian Harry’s blog (bharry’s WebLog : New TFS Tools Available!), last night we released Team Foundation Server MSSCCI Provider v1.2. Last night we released version 1.2 of the Team Foundation Server MSSCCI Provider.  This tool enables a wide range of IDEs to access TFS.  It is available for download here and is…

Now Available: Visual Studio 2005 SP1 Update for Windows Vista Beta

The Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista Beta addresses areas of Visual Studio impacted by Windows Vista enhancements. 1216 Technorati tags: vs, visual studio, team system, vsts, vsto, vista, visual studio sp1


Now Available: Visual Studio 2005 SP1

As noted on Soma’s blog: VS 2005 SP1 is released! For details, see Visual Studio 2005 SP1. You’ll find four links at the bottom of that page. There are separate downloads for Team Suite, Team Foundation Server, and the Visual Studio Express Editions. The Team Suite download includes the SP1 bits for Standard, Professional, and…


Microsoft Robotics Studio Released

If you’re looking for an inexpensive (as in free) holiday gift for your favorite geek, take a look at Microsoft Robotics Studio, which Microsoft released on Tuesday. Microsoft Robotics Studio is a development environment for creating robotic software for a wide variety of hardware platforms. You can develop robotics applications using Visual Studio, including Visual Studio…


PDC 07 | Los Angeles | Oct 2nd – 5th

Yeah, it’s a ways off, but mark your calendar…the dates for PDC 07 were announced today on the MSDN Events site for PDC. We’ll be back in LA from October 2nd to October 5th, with a pre-conference September 30th and October 1st. Come learn what the future holds for the likes of Team System and…


Another Team System User Group in Australia

I just caught news of another Team System user group forming. This one is in Canberra, Australia. The first meeting is scheduled for January 24th in the Microsoft Canberra office, which I visited last year (Australia 2005 – Ready to Rock Canberra) for the Ready Launch Tour. There’s quite a few Canberra based organisations and folks…


XNA Game Studio Express 1.0 Released

XNA Game Studio Express 1.0 Released on Monday. There was much rejoicing. The XNA team is proud to announce the availability of the 1.0 release of XNA Game Studio Express and the XNA Framework, aimed at helping students and hobbyists build games for Windows and the Xbox 360. This release supports both Windows game development and…


Sam Guckenheimer’s Work Credo

After a six-month respite from blogging, Sam Guckenheimer has rekindled his blog, and he has resolved to blog more regularly. Those who have read his book, Software Engineering with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System, will probably agree that Sam has great blog potential. As someone who urged him to blog in the first place, I’m glad…

Team Edition for Database Pros on MSDN Subscriber Downloads

Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals is now available for download from MSDN Subscriber Downloads. You can also download an updated version of MSDN Library with the documentation.   1209 Technorati tags: msdn, vsts, team system, data dude