TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

Entries from October 27th, 2006

Better together: Connector application brings Project Server 2003 and Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server together

October 27th, 2006 · No Comments · Downloads, Tools and Utilities

From the announcement “ANNOUNCING THE VISUAL STUDIO TEAM SYSTEM – PROJECT SERVER CONNECTOR“: “The Connector synchronizes Project, Resource and Task data between the two systems. Project Managers, Resource Managers continue to work in the EPM environment while the development team works in the development environment, i.e. VSTS, and data seamlessly flows between the two systems. […]

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At the horizon: What are Microsoft’s plans for the next version of Visual Studio – code-named "Orcas"?

October 27th, 2006 · No Comments · TFS 2008

“Orcas” is the code name for the next version of Microsoft Visual Studio – “the next generation development tool for Windows Vista, the 2007 Office System, and the Web” as it says here. What’s planned for “Orcas”? VSTS Improvements in load & unit testing such as unit test for devices (as mentioned here) Version Control and […]

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Future Directions: Service Pack 1 Beta

October 27th, 2006 · No Comments · Unreleased

Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Visual Studio 2005 clients and Team Foundation Server is scheduled to release somewhere around beginning 2007 depending on the feedback of the public beta, which is available to download (see links at the bottom of this post). What’s on the agenda for SP1? Here’s a short compilation on fixes, improvements and new […]

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Try it: Want to test drive Team System?

October 27th, 2006 · No Comments · General, Training and Learning

There are three ways how you can get in touch with VSTS – ordered from the quickest to the most comprehensive: MSDN Virtual Labs Hosted Trial: Connect remotely to a virtual system with is preinstalled with VSTS as well as some introductory exercises. Preinstalled VPC Image (for MSDN Subscribers only):Includes Team Suite, Team Foundation Server, MS […]

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Play it safe: Microsoft releases Windows Defender for WinXP/Server 2003 free of charge for Windows customers

October 27th, 2006 · No Comments · Downloads

Finally it's there: the first Version of Microsoft's Anti-Spyware tool called "Windows Defender" which is an integral part of Windows Vista and can now be downloaded separately for Windows XP SP2 and Windows Server 2003 SP1. Brief Description Windows Defender is a free program that helps you stay productive by protecting your computer against pop-ups, […]

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Make it speak your language! Switch to a localized TFS version

October 26th, 2006 · No Comments · TFS Administration, TFS Tips and Tricks

You have the english version of TFS and would like to change to a localized one, like Korean, Japanese, German, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, and French? No problem: just grab documentation on how to do it and the tools from this package: Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server Language Change Packages Brief Description […]

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TechEd 2005 Video: MSF v4: What’s New and Old in Microsoft Solutions Framework v4

October 14th, 2006 · 1 Comment · Microsoft Solution Framework (MSF)

MSF v4: What's New and Old in Microsoft Solutions Framework v4  by Rafal Lukawiecki (from the Developer Tools Track)

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Microsoft Knowledge Base on Team System

October 4th, 2006 · No Comments · TFS Tips and Tricks, Unreleased

Limitations on access to Visual Studio Team Foundation Server over the Internet How to enable tracing in Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server You cannot delete a team query on a project when you are a member of the Team Foundation Administrators group in Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server How to configure Visual Studio […]

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