Sample Help File for Scenario Topics

Last June I posted a blog entry proposing a new concept called “Scenario Topics”. (See http://blogs.msdn.com/vstsue/archive/2007/06/25/scenario-topics.aspx). The proposal was to replace orientation topics with scenario topics. Orientation topics are parent topics of a collection of related children topics in the table of contents. The concept is that a scenario topic provides a better context of… Read more

New End-to-End Articles for Visual Studio Team System 2008

I’ve begun work on a series of articles that will provide you with an end-to-end look at many of the new features of Visual Studio Team System 2008. This series focuses on a fictional company called Global Bank and how they use Team System to develop a new service for their Web site. The first… Read more

Team Foundation for Visual Studio Team System 2008 has shipped!

With a new version of Visual Studio Team System comes a new documentation set.  You can find updated versions of the Team Foundation Installation Guide at the Download Center. The latest versions of the Team Foundation Administrator guide and the Readme are also available at MSDN. There is also a chance to chat live with… Read more

Community Health for Visual Studio Team System – Part 3

In the second of four blog posts, I continue to look at the various community initiatives for Visual Studio Team System, the metrics that give an understanding of “community health”, and our plans for the next year in these areas. To read more, see http://blogs.msdn.com/vstsue/pages/community-health-for-visual-studio-team-system-part-3-details.aspx.  -Steven Content Lead, Team Edition for Database Professionals and member of the Visual Studio… Read more

Community Health for Visual Studio Team System – Part 3 Details

This post is the third in a series about who the Visual Studio Team System Community Council is, what goals we’re trying to accomplish, and what results we’ve seen so far. In the year between August 2006 and July 2007, the council monitored the following community initiatives: ·         MSDN Forums –  covered in part 1… Read more

Managing Documentation Projects in Team Foundation Server, Part 1: Planning the Sprint

I’m writing a series of blog posts over on the Team WIT Tools blog about how we’re managing our documentation projects using TFS. Look here for the first post. http://blogs.msdn.com/teams_wit_tools/archive/2007/10/16/managing-documentation-projects-in-team-foundation-server-part-1-planning-the-sprint.aspx Allen… Read more

Community Health for Visual Studio Team System – Part 2

In the second of four blog posts, I continue to look at the various community initiatives for Visual Studio Team System, the metrics that give an understanding of “community health”, and our plans for the next year in these areas. To read more, see http://blogs.msdn.com/vstsue/pages/community-health-for-visual-studio-team-system-part-2-details.aspx.  -Steven Content Lead, Team Edition for Database Professionals and member of the Visual Studio… Read more

Community Health for Visual Studio Team System– Part 2 (details)

This post is the second in a series about who the Visual Studio Team System Community Council is, what goals we’re trying to accomplish, and what results we’ve seen so far. In the year between August 2006 and July 2007, the council monitored the following community initiatives: ·         MSDN Forums –  covered in Part 1… Read more