October Team System Chat

Visual Studio Team System Chat

 
Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Team Editions for Architects, Developers, Database Pros, and Testers.

In addition, discuss what's new in Visual Studio Code Name Orcas September CTP
<http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=82243606-d16d-445c-8949-9ee8c10cda2e&DisplayLang=en
and Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals CTP 5
<http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4014554E-903A-4A62-B429-2B027321C32D&displaylang=en>

 
Join the chat <http://msdn.microsoft.com/chats>  on Wednesday, October
4th, 2006 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time.

 
To add this to your calendar, click here
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To see your local time of when this chat is, click here
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Tech-Ed Summary

Everyone is talking about their Tech-Ed experiences so I thought I would rant in. I must say that my first Tech-Ed experience was awesome. A few highlights come to mind.


  • Managed to get to a couple of VSTS sessions which were great.
  • Networking with people who I had never met, rarely see and see all the time!
  • Watching the Devgarten flourish and deliver.
  • Presenting with Mitch.
  • Tech-Ed Party, Croatian restaurants and everything in-between!

All in all, it was a great experience and I am looking forward to the Gold Coast next year for Tech-Ed ‘07.

Professional Team System

Speaking of Jean Luc, get your hands on his (and co) Professional Team System book when you get a chance. Thouroghly recommended. It has been out for a while now and I know some of you out there were at the launch and had it signed and such. Grab it. It’s a good read.



I was lucky enough to contribute to this fine publication which was a great experience and seeing my name in a published tech book is a little weird and cool at the same time!


Nice work guys.

VSTS Content at Tech-Ed Oz 2006

As everyone pretty much knows, Tech-Ed is happening next week in Sydney and being my first TE (and presenting), I’m pretty excited! I am especially looking forward to the VSTS and TFS related content and as such, I thought I would collate it right here. Check it out.

DEV202:
Introducing Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database ProfessionalsMichael Leworthy


DEV303:
Concurrent Development with Branching in Team Foundation Server
Mitch Denny


DEV306:
Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server: Step-by-Step Migration and Adoption PlanningEric Lee & David Lemphers


DEV309:
Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server – Applying Version Control, Work Item Tracking and Team Build to Your Software Development Project – Joe Sango &
Mitch Denny


DEV316:
Extending Team Foundation Server
Mitch Denny


DEV411:
VSTS Performance Tools
Nick Weinholt


WEB310:
ASP.NET: Creating High-Performance, Enterprise-Scale Web Applications Using Visual Studio 2005 Team System – Keith Smith


There will undoubtedly be more mentions through other presentations as it’s such a wide and diverse product, not to mention lots of cabana sessions centered around VSTS and TFS, so it should be a good VSTSFest.