Load Testing with 2008 Gotcha

One of the nice things about moving from VS2005 to VS2008 is that you no longer need to run as admin on a Vista machine. However, you may now find that you can’t access the SQL server you use for storing load load test results. If you need a quick fix for this, use the…

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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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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…

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Reflector Add-Ins

Great posting listing some of the add-ins you can get for Reflector:   http://www.hanselman.com/blog/ReflectorAddinsAndPowerShellLanguageSupportForReflector.aspx Neil.

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Resources from yesterday’s DBPro WebCast

Slides to follow.   Resources: Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals   http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-gb/teamsystem/aa718807.aspx Database Professional Team Centre   http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-gb/teamsystem/aa718764.aspx Database Professional Forum   http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowForum.aspx?ForumID=725&SiteID=1 Team Edition for Database Professionals on MSDN   http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa833253(VS.80).aspx Technical Articles: Refactoring Databases   http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa833424(VS.80).aspx Generating Data with Data Generators (and custom data generators)   http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa833249(VS.80).aspx Comparing Databases (Data…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Virtual PC 2007 and Team Build

Virtual PC 2007 released earlier this week, in case you didn’t know, virtual PC and virtual server are now free downloads.To download virtual PC 2007 followed this link:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=04D26402-3199-48A3-AFA2-2DC0B40A73B6&displaylang=en For more information about virtual PC follow this link:  http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/virtualpc/default.mspx I have talked to several organisations about using team build to not just compile and test…

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