Top 10 Microsoft Developer Links for Tuesday, October 25th

Need to explain to the suits why you should be moving to an agile methodology? Download a new white paper: Attaining Optimal Business Value from Agile Software Development and learn more at Strategies for More Productive, Predictable Development Results Visual Studio Toolbox: Building Extensions with CodeRush SharePoint 2010 Enables the Enterprise – ECM v2.0, Visual…

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Microsoft Parallel Computing Initiative Ushers Computing into the Next Era

Today, Microsoft released the first public beta of Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008, a server operating system and tools designed for the fast-growing high-performance computing (HPC) market. Microsoft also established the Parallel Computing Initiative, a program creating a set of common development tools across multicore desktops and clusters. You can read more about it in…

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Visual Studio 2008 Overview White Paper

If you’d like an overview of what you’ll find in Visual Studio 2008, you should download a copy of the following white paper, which was updated for the Beta 2 release. It is available as a Word document, PDF, or XPS. This white paper provides an overview of Visual Studio 2008 and how it delivers…

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A Comparison of the Top Four Enterprise-Architecture Methodologies

For dealing with complexity of a different sort – enterprise architectures – see Roger Sessions’ new white paper in the MSDN Library: A Comparison of the Top Four Enterprise-Architecture Methodologies. I’m sure there are some parallels I can find with my problem (Managing Complexity) and ideas I can borrow. It’s also interesting to see in…

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Updated: Visual Studio Team System Licensing White Paper

We just published v1.0.3 of the Visual Studio Team System Licensing white paper. This release contains 100% more information but with 50% less content to read. Minus the front matter, we’ve pared this down to 8.5 pages. We covered a lot of what-if scenarios in this release, with a focus on Visual Studio 2005 Team…

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