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Microsoft’s Security Toolbox for Development

An analyst report from Cascade Insights covers the Security Development Lifecycle applied at Microsoft. From the website: This article is the fifth in the "SDL series" – a set of 8 articles investigating the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle. In this series, through extensive interviews and research, the authors pull back the covers on Microsoft’s Security…


Visual Studio Team System 2010 Week on Channel 9

This week is Visual Studio Team System 2010 week on Channel 9! Brian Keller and friends will have 20 videos going live this week featuring interviews with the Visual Studio Team System product team including several screencast demonstrations of the latest bits. Technorati Tags: visual studio team system,vsts,channel 9,microsoft,team system,team foundation server,alm,sdlc


Team Foundation Server integration with Dynamics AX 2009

A few weeks ago we released Dynamics AX 2009. Great news for Dynamics AX developers: they can now leverage Team Foundation Server for Version Control. Here is a preview video that was created before the final release on the version control features in MorphX, the IDE of Dynamics AX. And there is also a whitepaper…

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First Public Release of Pex, Automated Exploratory Testing for .NET

Nikolai Tillman and Peli de Halleux announced the first public release of Pex (under Microsoft Research license). From the website: Pex (Program EXploration) is an intelligent assistant to the programmer. From a parameterized unit test, it automatically produces a traditional unit test suite with high code coverage. In addition, it suggests to the programmer how…


Upcoming Visual Studio 2008 Community Launch Events

The Belgian Visual Studio User Group is organizing a set of Visual Studio 2008 Community Launch events in May: VISUG – The ABC of Windows Communication Foundation 6 May 2008 – Merelbeke 13 May – Kortijk VISUG – Team Foundation Server 2008 Overview 7 May 2008 – Zaventem 21 May 2008 – Kontich VISUG -…


Join us for the Belgian 2008 Launch and TechDays

You might already have heard about our 3 day launch experience: On March 11 we’ll celebrate the launch of Visual Studio 2008, Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008. During this day, you’ll get to see a keynote from Bill Hilf and an overview of "what" those products can mean to you (in non-fluffy marketing…


Recording of "Introducing Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio Team System 2008" MSDN Evening

You can now watch the recording of the MSDN Evening on “Introducing Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio Team System 2008”: With Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft is continuing to invest in the market-leading Visual Studio Team System technology. Visual Studio Team System 2008 provides great support for managing the application life cycle and also for…

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MSDN Belux Book of the Month: "Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art"

In December Belgians and Luxemburgers can get 40% discount on the book "Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art" by Steve McConnell. Often referred to as the "black art" because of its complexity and uncertainty, software estimation is not as difficult or puzzling as people think. When many software projects are failing, McConnell shows you what…

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Belgian MSDN Evening December: Introducing Visual Studio Team System 2008

Many have asked about it, so I’m happy to announce that the registration is open for the next MSDN Evening on 19 December: MSDN Evening: Introducing Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio Team System 2008 With Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft is continuing to invest in the market-leading Visual Studio Team System technology. Visual Studio Team…

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