PDC Event at Microsoft Campus, Oct 28th and 29th

We’re providing an HD live stream from PDC in Redmond on Oct 28th and 29th, so if you’d like to watch PDC sessions in the company of other developers and Microsoft evangelists, join us at the Microsoft Campus at Reading or at one of 8 universities nearer to you if that’s easier. Details, including a…


WebMatrix Introduction

If you’re interested or intrigued by WebMatrix then you might want to take a look at a new blog post series one of our colleagues, Rafal Kwiek, has put together to introduce you to this new tool. Cheers, Giles


Team Build Notification Polling Interval

A quick tip I keep meaning to post. The Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Build Notification is now part of the core product and not a power tool, but you may find that the you want to increase or decrease the polling interval so that your “toast” pops up at the right time. I like…


What would you like to see in Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1?

Just in case you haven’t seen this link there’s an opportunity to feedback on what should be in Service Pack 1. Here’s Brian Harry’s post: As part of our preparation for Service Pack 1 of VS 2010, we are running a general product satisfaction survey to understand how people feel about the product and what…


Which Visual Studio 2010 Edition do I need?

If you’re interested in what each of the Visual Studio 2010 edition offers and would like to understand and discuss which you need then one of our partners, Black Marble, is running a session to demonstrate what each of the different editions contributes to your development process. The session is taking place next Tuesday, Oct…


Getting the Most Out of Test Within Visual Studio 2010, in the Azure Cloud

Interested in how to integrate testing into the application development lifecycle? Wondering how development and testing for cloud based applications works with Visual Studio 2010? Then you may well be interested in this free event. One of our testing partners, nFocus, is running a free event at the Microsoft Campus at Reading on October 26th:…


Visual Studio 2010 Events

We’ve got a number of events scheduled for the remainder of the year that cover different aspects of Visual Studio 2010. The list can be found here and we’re planning to run more (and more topics) after these. The LiveMeetings in particular seem to be going down well, so have a look and see if…