Visual Studio Team System 2010

Woohoo! It’s all going off today!  I can finally start talking about what’s coming next in VSTS Rosario! Check out these links for more information: Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Overview  Visual Studio Team System 2010 Week on Channel 9! And finally we have just announced the merger of the Database and Development…


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   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…


Expression Web & Expression Blend free for MSDN Subscribers

As a result of attending a number of MSDN Road show sessions in the last few months, I am very aware that many MSDN subscribers were unhappy that we were not going to ship the Expression products as part of the MSDN Subscription. We felt that as Expression is a product aimed at Designers and MSDN is a product aimed…


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 Roadmap

Yesterday was a busy day in Visual Studio land. As well as marking the 10th anniversary of the release of first version Visual Studio and the announcement of the free release of TeamPlain we have released a roadmap on the future directions of Team System. This includes: Details of the features that will be released in “Orcas”, An overview…


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…


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: 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…


Windows Vista is ready!

Today (8th November) we are announcing the Release to Manufacturing of Windows Vista.  This is a significant milestone for Microsoft and our partners, and one we are very excited about.   Windows Vista has achieved a number of remarkable firsts, a very small sampling of which includes: ·         This is the first time we’ve supported a…