Learn about Visual Studio Team System for Free in Irvine on April 30, oh and there’s more…

Come on over to our Irvine office on April 30 from 8:30 to 5:00 pm to learn about how your SDL can be improved using Visual Studio Team System and have a chance at winning a signed copy of my new book.  I’ll be signing at least 5 copies, so the odds are in your favor. 

***UPDATE # 2 – When registering – use registration key A86389***

This could me signing a book for you!

Looking forward to seeing you there.  Register here

Here’s the agenda

1. Test Driven Development: Improving .NET Application Performance & Scalability - This session will demonstrate how to leverage Test Driven Development in Team System. We’ll highlight both writing unit tests up front as well as creating test stubs for existing code.

2. It Works on My Machine! Closing the Loop Between Development & Testing - In this session, we will examine the traditional barriers between the developer and tester; and how Team System can help remove those walls.

3. Treating Databases as First-Class Citizens in Development - Team System Database Edition elevates database development to the same level as code development. See how Database Edition enables database change management, automation, comparison, and deployment.

4. Architecture without Big Design Up Front - Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2010 Architecture Edition, introduces new UML designers, use cases, activity diagrams, sequence diagrams that can visualize existing code, layering to enforce dependency rules, and physical designers to visualize, analyze, and refactor your software. See how VSTS extends UML logical views into physical views of your code. Learn how to create relationships from these views to work items and project metrics, how to extend these designers, and how to programmatically transform models into patterns for other domains and disciplines.

5. Development Best Practices & How Microsoft Helps - Sometimes development teams get too bogged down with the details. Take a deep breath, step back, and re-acquaint yourself with a review of current development best practice trends, including continuous integration, automation, and requirements analysis; and see how Microsoft tools map to those practices.

6. Getting the Most out of Team Foundation Server - Today’s IT budgets are forcing teams to do as much as they can with as little as possible. Why not leverage Team Foundation Server to its full potential? In this session we’ll highlight some capabilities of TFS that you may or may not already know about to help you maximize productivity.

Comments (9)

  1. Azat says:

    Hi Lynn,

    I tried to register but it cant find the event…



  2. Hoda says:

    Hi Lynn,

    I tried registering for this event, but it seems that I need an invitation key. Do you by any chance know where I might be able to obtain this key?



  3. The above link asks for an Invitation Key.

  4. Thu Huyen says:

    Lynn, can you please post the Invitation Key? Thank you SO much!!!

  5. lynnlangit says:

    Sorry for the hassle in registering – I’ve updated this blog post to include the registration key.  Let me know if you still can NOT register.

  6. Andy says:

    Is there any space available for this event?

  7. lynnlangit says:

    @Andy – I believe there is.  If you having trouble registering, send me mail to lynnl at microsoft dot com and I’ll see what I can do to get you registered.

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