Project Server 2007 VSTS Connector

Project Server 2007 VSTS Connector was released in Codeplex. Here is the description of this from Codeplex The Visual Studio Team System Project Server 2007 Connector is designed to integrate the project management capabilities of VSTS with Project Server 2007. It’s been developed by the Visual Studio Team System Rangers in response to significant customer…

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Performance Testing Guide

Performance testing guide is now available on codeplex. This guide shows you an end-to-end approach for implementing performance testing. Whether you are new to performance testing, or looking for ways to improve your current performance testing approach, you will find insights that you can tailor for your specific scenarios. This guide is related to Performance Testing…

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"Silent" Commandline option for Branching in Orcas

Another  great feature in Orcas Version control  is that there is an option to create a branch without having to download any of the file locally ( i.e without any get operations). This new option is “/silent” argument for the tf branch command and this prevents the get operations and thus doing the braching in a faster…

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Comparing performance reports with the Visual Studio Team System Profiler

While I was exploring some great features of Orcas I came across this interesting great blog post that describes some new features in the profiler that are now available with Visual Studio Team System “Orcas” beta 1. Here’s short desciption from this blog With the recent release of the first Beta for Visual Studio Team System (codename Orcas) customers…

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Links to Learning more about Team system

The below links should be very useful to customers to clarify what exactly they will need to purchase in order to enable source control/bug tracking/testing scenarios within VSTS /Team Foundation Server  Presales website VSTS datasheet    Cheers !

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SnagIt! integration with TFS

I just came across this news from bharry’s blog. This is a great news for testers to create bugs and improve their productivity !  Heres the contents of the blog… I just got mail from TechSmith – makers of SnagIt! that they have added support for Team System.  Being an occasional user of SnagIt! myself, I tried it out on…

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TFS Best Practices

The Microsoft Patterns and Practices team, in concert with the TFS team and a panel of customer reviewer has just released a terrific document on TFS Best Practices.   This is distinct from the TFS help on MSDN in the sense that it is not “How-to” guidance but is conceptual information and recommendations for how to…

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New Version Control features in Orcas

I am very much excited about the new features of Orcas. I recently blogged about new Code Metrics feature. In this blog I explain the new features of Version Control within Orcas Destroy- The version control allows the destroy operation that provides administrators with the ability to remove files and folders from the version control system permanently. The…

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Outsourced Projects using Visual Studio Team System

I came across this interesting blog by Richard Murillo and thought of sharing it. In this post he explains lessons learnt and how to leverage Visual studio Team System to execute outsourced projects. Here’s the content of what he has to say “Having been included in two separate teams where our outsourced projects don’t go as…

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SDC Build Tasks

The SDC build tasks is now available in CodePlex http://www.codeplex.com/sdctasks  Project Description from the Site : This is the latest version of the SDC Tasks for .NET 2.0. The SDC Tasks are a collection of MSBuild tasks designed to make your life easier. You can use these tasks in your own MSBuild projects. You can…

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