Who said Visual Studio 2005 can’t make coffee

I thought about it and almost the only thing VS can’t do is coffee. So at the .NET on the beach event in Israel (Pictures) I took a robot and a coffee machine and wrote a little MSBuild task to make me coffee while VS is compiling.


Gmail is going 3GB

Seems like GMail is doing it again: “G is for growthStorage is an important part of email, but that doesn’t mean you should have to worry about it. To celebrate our one-year birthday, we’re giving everyone one more gigabyte. But why stop the party there? Our plan is to continue growing your storage beyond 2GBs…

A problem with VSTS source control if you are working with a web site not on port 80

If you are working with a website that is under control and is not working with port 80, you will see problems if you are trying to get it on another machine. It seems that currently beta 2 doesn’t care about custom ports even if they are inside the solution file. as a workaround always…


A new debugging blog in the house – where no man has gone before

A new blog by Eran Sandler. He is “playing” with .NET for quite a whild now and is very passionate about debugging. “…about “Advanced .NET debugging”, mainly to help the uncharted and undocumented abilities of WinDbg and the SOS extension to solve problems on production environments and post mortem debugging….”


What to do if you experience bad performace with Team System

Obviously I’m going to show you only one of the things that can hurt your performance. I’ve been doing Team System installs in a 2 server sceanrio. I’ve seen quiet bad performance results: 15 min. to create a new Team Project. I’ve pounded my head over the wall for a few hours to figure out…


Team System Suggestion: Automatically attach files to newly created bugs

it’s Here. when you run a unit test and want to open a bug on the result. The work item that is being created is just flowing in the work item database. It is not connected to anything. I wonder if this can be handled by some plugin. You are welcome to vote on it.


How to change Team System Build Server Build Configurations

If you have used the Build Server inside Visual Studio Team System, you must have notices that after you create a new Build Configuration you cannot change the TeamBuild.proj file. The Build Server creates a folder inside the Source Control with the name of “TeamBuildConfigurations”. you can notice that you can not check out the…