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…


Just Released: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector

We are pleased to announce the release of Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector which is available at http://www.codeplex.com/tfsconnector.   OVERVIEW   The Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector is designed to integrate the project management capabilities of TFS with Project Server 2007. It’s been developed by…


Team System Partner - Testhouse

One of the key challenges involved in bringing Team System to market has been the identification of suitable services partners who can help customers exploit the new functionality contained within the product.   To this end, we have been working with a number of companies who have skills in areas such as Configuration Management, Application…


Team System Sidebar Gadget

Jason Pricket (Team System dev) has written a Vista Sidebar Gadget that will monitor the status of a Team Build. The key features are: Each instance of the sidebar gadget monitors a particular build definition. An icon represents the status of the most recent build for that definition. The text is a hyperlink to the build…


Write your own content on MSDN

MSDN has now become a Wiki! Well its not completely a Wiki, we’ve added a community content section at the bottom of each page. I know that the MSDN guys have been trialling this for a while, but it looks like this has now gone mainstream. Personally I think this is a fantastic advance for…


VS2005 Tips and Tricks

I’ve just seen a nice little article detailing some tips and tricks for Visual Studio 2005:   Visual Studio 2005 IDE Tips and Tricks I especially like the Team Settings bit. This shows how you can distribute code formatting rules across your team to ensure that VS is formatting everyone’s code in the same way…


Do you want to know what you get with each version of MSDN?

There is a great page on the MSDN site that details:  – What you get with each version of Team System & – What benefits you get with the different levels of MSDN subscription  The page can be found at:  http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/aa718657.aspx Regards  Jon  


Team System for Free!

Just a quick reminder that anyone who has an MSDN Universal Subscription can upgrade for free to either: Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals – or – Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Architects – or – Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Developers – or – Visual Studio 2005 Team…


IEeee! has been updated

My apologies for taking some time to get round to this, but I’ve finally fixed a couple of bugs that have been raised against the IEeee addin. For those that haven’t seen this, it allows you to submit bugs to TFS from IE and automatically includes a screenshot, source html, js, css, … For more details,…


The new process template editor is very cool

Rich blogged a couple days ago about version 1.2 of the Team Foundation Server Power Tools.  I’ve just got round to having a look at the new process template editing tool, and I have to say I am impressed!  The team have created a DSL editor to allow you to graphically modify the workflow elements of your…