Team System Presentations from TechEd 2005

At TechEd 2005 in Orlando, Visual Studio Team System was featured in at least 12 breakout sessions. The PowerPoint slides from theses sessions are now available for download from the Microsoft Download Center: DEV 260 – Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Managing the Software Lifecycle with Visual Studio 2005 Team System DEV 362 –…


Team System on the .NET Rocks Show

At TechEd in Orlando last week, .NET Rocks! sat down with the Team System product managers (Eric Lee, Ajay Sudan, and Michael Leworthy) to discuss Team System. Team System – Live at Tech Ed! Carl and Richard come at you live from Tech Ed Orlando, interviewing the Team System team. Find out what will (and won’t) be…


GrokTalk – Team System Extensibility

GrokTalks, which were presented by Microsoft Regional Directors at TechEd 2005 in Orlando, were also videotaped (Photos from the production floor). The first batch is online, including a GrokTalk on Team System Extensibility by Mitch Ruebush. GrokTalks – 10 minute micro-presentations Mitch Ruebush Extending Visual Studio Team System [via Grace’s blog: Check out this Grok…


Team System VPC: Disk Full Error when Extracting

If you picked-up one of the nifty Team System VPC DVDs from the Team System Track Cabana, and you receive a “Disk Full” error when extracting the Virtual PC image, chances are you’re trying to extract the image to a drive volume that was formatted using FAT. FAT volumes are limited to a maximum file…


Wouldn’t it be nice…

…if you could have a pre-built VPC image with the Team System Beta on it? You’d probably need at least a 2 GHz processor, 1.5 GB RAM, and at least 10 GB of available hard disk space. Of course, you’d also need Virtual PC 2004. Heck, you could even put an evaluation copy of that…


Microsoft Sets Visual Studio 2005 Launch Date

Five months from today, week of November 7th, is the official launch date for Visual Studio 2005. Press release: ORLANDO, Fla. — June 7, 2005 — On the second day of Microsoft® Tech•Ed 2005, Microsoft Corp. continued to speak about the investments the company and industry partners are making across its products to ensure that…


Time for Me to Fly, Again

Once again, I’m back at Sea-Tac waiting for a flight to TechEd and enjoying the spoils of the Alaska Airlines Boardroom with Korby. Our flight was over-sold, so we both volunteered our seats in exchange for free tickets to anywhere Alaska (or Horizon) Airlines flies. Other than arriving later, the only drawback is that we’re now connecting…


Team System Cheat Sheet for TechEd 2005 US

If you’re overwhelmed by the preponderance of offerings at TechEd 2005 this year and want the cheat sheet for Team System stuff to plan your schedule, you’ll want to go download this PDF of a card we’ll be distributing to attendees in Orlando. Team System Cheat Sheet for TechEd 2005 US


Like a U2 concert, TechEd 2005 US has sold out

Okay, so U2 concerts sell out in hours or even minutes, but anyway…according to the TechEd 2005 site: “Due to tremendous demand, Tech·Ed 2005 has sold out. Limited space will become available through a waitlist. For details on joining the waitlist, please visit the Pricing & Registration page.”


TechEd 2005 US Early-Bird Special Ends Today

I just thought I’d remind anyone that might be on the fence about going to Tech·Ed 2005 US in Orlando that today is the last day for the early registration discount. After today, the price goes from US$1,695 to US$1,995. Also, Tech·Ed 2005 US is nearly sold out and conference hotel options are dwindling. Register…