Rangers … what’s up? – December highlights

This post is a terse summary of major events that occurred in the Rangers community during December 2010, continued from the November 2010 update. The Rangers wish everyone a safe and joyous slide into 2011! May the new year be the best ever for everyone! Rangers Index Updates Two Rangers introduced themselves this month on…

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Back in the trenches … a few pictures from the Yukon “paradise”

In Going AWOL and heading North … see you on December 27th we said goodbye and were looking forward to our vacation. Well, we are now looking back at a phenomenal vacation we did in memory of our late son Alexander and here are a few pictures that show a fraction of the beauty of…

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Going AWOL and heading North … see you on December 27th

The time has come to do the last backup, hibernate the laptop, pack the bags, vanish into nowhere, and to reboot through relaxation, away from the digital world. We are realizing a family dream to experience the Northern Lights and to use the time away to heal a bit after a rather turbulent and tragic…

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Interested in a career with Microsoft? Check out Buck’s blog post!

If you are interested in a career with Microsoft in the Team Foundation Server development team? If yes you should checkout Buck’s blog post which mentions the following openings: Software Development Engineer (Redmond, WA) Senior Program Manager, North Carolina Software Development Engineer in Test, North Carolina

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TFS Integration Tools – Why are my field mappings only working one way? Q&A-41

We recently noticed a support thread that was discussing a synchronization issue between ClearQuest and TFS. While the field mappings as defined in the session configuration worked like a charm from ClearQuest to TFS, they did not appear to take effect for the reverse journey from TFS to ClearQuest (CQ). Here is a hypothetical example…

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Introducing the Visual Studio ALM Rangers – Paul Meyer (Our VMFactory Master)

This post is part of an ongoing series of Rangers introductions. See An index to all Rangers covered on this blog for more details. Who are you? Paul Meyer … also known as the VM Factory Master. Read about a recent session on the factory here and use the TFSVM tag on the Rangers blog…

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Looking for in-the-field-experience for Rangers Guidance FAQ

As part of the Rangers Lab Management Guide and Build Customization Guide projects we are assembling a frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers section in each project, in which we are trying to address some of the challenges, questions and their solution/workaround. … consolidating all the questions and answers. If you have any topics from…

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Introducing the Visual Studio ALM Rangers – Eric Golpe

This post is part of an ongoing series of Rangers introductions. See An index to all Rangers covered on this blog for more details. Who are you? Hi, my name is Eric Golpe.  I currently work for Microsoft, as a Senior Applications Development Consultant for Microsoft Consulting Services. My capabilities include architecting and implementing enterprise…

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Visual Studio 2010 RTM Virtual Machine Refresh Available

Brian Keller has updated the infamous Visual Studio 2010 ALM Virtual Machine with a new version that will expire June 1, 2011 and replaces the now old version that expires December 15, 2010. This event is around the corner, so start your download soon. … the VM is packed with sample data and hands-on-labs. Download…

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Visual Studio ALM Rangers – November Highlights

This post is a terse summary of major events that occurred in the Rangers community during November 2010, continued from the October 2010 update. Rangers Index Updates Three Rangers introduced themselves this month on our Rangers Index: Richard Fennell, External Ranger, MVP, Introducing the Visual Studio ALM Rangers – Richard Fennell Chris Burrows, Extended Ranger…

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