Work Item improvements in TFS 2008

The first part of a nice overview, from the product group, of the changes to the work item user interface in the upcoming release of Team System:   http://blogs.msdn.com/teams_wit_tools/archive/2007/10/30/work-item-tracking-usability-improvements-in-orcas-part-1.aspx I rather like the fact that we can now drag and drop file attachments on to a work item. Neil.

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We are Releasing the Source code to the .Net Framework

Yesterday we announced our plans to release some of the source code for the .Net framework. We’ll begin by offering the source code (with source file comments included) for the .NET Base Class Libraries (System, System.IO, System.Collections, System.Configuration, System.Threading, System.Net, System.Security, System.Runtime, System.Text, etc), ASP.NET (System.Web), Windows Forms (System.Windows.Forms), ADO.NET (System.Data), XML (System.Xml), and WPF…

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Feeding Back Errors from WebTest or Request Plug Ins

If you are ever in the situation where you need to write a WebTestPlugin or WebTestRequestPlugin, you might find it useful to be able to feedback, into the test results, any errors that occur. Reading the docs for the WebTestRequest or WebTest objects you get passed does not immediately suggest a way to do this….

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Very Nice Interface into VSTS resources

Check out Clark Sell’s mind map of VSTS resources:   http://blogs.msdn.com/csell/archive/2007/09/21/the-vsts-resources-map.aspx Neil

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Useful VSTS Links (as compiled by Richard & Neil)

USEFUL VISUAL STUDIO RESOURCES   Overview Introducing Visual Studio 2005 Team System http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/tour/vs2005_guided_tour/Evaluation_Guide/evaluation/introducing_team_system.htm  Team System Home Page http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/teamsystem/default.aspx   FAQ http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/teamsystem/aa718908.aspx   Dogfood Statistics of the Developer Division available here: http://blogs.msdn.com/bharry/archive/tags/TFS+Dogfood+statistics/default.aspx They are currently running Orcas Beta 2. Learning Resources Learn Visual Studio Team System http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-gb/teamsystem/aa718791.aspx   Team System Technical Articles http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms391945(vs.80).aspx Team System Tech Notes http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/teamsystem/aa718845.aspx Video…

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