Visual Studio 2010

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Updated Visual Studio 2010 RTM Virtual Machine Available
Microsoft has released an updated virtual machine for Visual Studio 2010 RTM including TFS, Microsoft Test Manager, all the bits. Also includes sample projects and hands on labs. The previous version expires June 1st, this one is good until November 1st, 2011. As usual Brian Keller has all the details including download instructions! Technorati Tags: TFS 2010 ......

Posted On Sunday, May 15, 2011 9:16 PM | Comments (0)

Happy Day! VS2010 SP1, Project Server Integration, Load Test Feature Pack
Microsoft released a PILE of Visual Studio goodness today: Visual Studio 2010 SP1(Including TFS SP1) Finally done with remembering which GDR packs, KB Patches, etc need to be installed with a new VS/TFS 2010 deployment. Just grab the SP1. It’s available today for MSDN Subscribers and March 10th for public download. TFS-Project Server Integration Feature Pack MSDN Subscribers got another little treat today with the TFS-Project Server integration feature pack. We can now get project rollups and portfolio ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 8, 2011 9:34 AM | Comments (0)

Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 1 available on MSDN subscriber downloads
There goes my weekend Technorati Tags: Visual Studio 2010,LightSwitch ......

Posted On Thursday, August 19, 2010 8:53 AM | Comments (0)

Lab Management in Visual Studio 2010 RTM date and Licensing Announced
The final release of the Lab Management functionality in Visual Studio 2010 will be available at the end of August. Lab Management will be available for existing or new Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN and Visual Studio Test Professional 2010 with MSDN customers. This is great news. If you have the Ultimate or Test Professional with MSDN (which both include the Microsoft Test Manager which has the Lab Management client in it), you can use Visual Studio Lab Management with no extra server or ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 4, 2010 4:38 PM | Comments (1)

Links for PrDC10 Session Visual Studio 2010 Testing Tools
Here are the links I promised to post from my session on Visual Studio 2010 Testing Tools. To download and configure the TFS 2010 Virtual Machine the best instructions are here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bri... To download and configure the Lab Management Virtual Machine, the best instructions are here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/lab... ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 2, 2010 8:45 AM | Comments (0)

Winnipeg Visual Studio 2010 Launch Event – May 11th
Those of you in Winnipeg that aren’t already registered please sign up, those who are registered, don’t forget the Winnipeg Visual Studio 2010 Launch Event next Tuesday May 11th. Imaginet are one of the companies sponsoring this event hosted by the Winnipeg .Net User Group at the IMAX Theatre. I’ll be doing a session on the VS.Net 2010 Testing Tools and my Imaginet co-worker Steve Porter will be doing a session on what’s new for Teams in Visual Studio 2010. I have it on good authority that there ......

Posted On Thursday, May 6, 2010 5:38 AM | Comments (1)

Imaginet Resources acquires Notion Solutions
Huge news for my company and me especially. http://www.imaginets.com/ne... With the acquisition we become a very significant player in the Microsoft ALM space. This increases our scale significantly and also our knowledgebase. We now have a 2 Regional Directors and a pile of MS MVP’s. The timing couldn’t be more perfect since the launch of Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 is TODAY!! Oh, and we aren’t done with announcements today… More later. ......

Posted On Sunday, April 11, 2010 11:22 PM | Comments (0)

Make sure you take advantage of Visual Studio 2010 license offers before April 12th
For Visual Studio 2010 Professional Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional will launch on April 12 but you can beat the rush and secure your copy today by pre-ordering at the affordable estimated retail price of $549, a saving of $250. If you use a previous version of Visual Studio or any other development tool then you are eligible for this upgrade. Along with all the great new features in Visual Studio 2010 (see www.microsoft.com/visualstu... Visual Studio 2010 Professional includes a 12-month ......

Posted On Thursday, March 11, 2010 5:37 AM | Comments (0)

VS2010 and .Net 4.0 RC available now on MSDN, Wed for public.
You can now get your hands on the Release Candidate version of Visual Studio 2010 and .Net 4.0 if you are an MSDN subscriber. MS also announced that it will make the RC available to all on Wed Feb 10. Upgrade for VS2010 and .Net 4 is an uninstall/reinstall operation. The RC release also includes an updated TFS 2010. If you are upgrading from TFS 2010 Beta 2 to the RC build Byran Krieger blogged some instructions for doing so. Technorati Tags: VS2010,RC,TFS 2010,Upgrade ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 9, 2010 12:32 AM | Comments (0)

Summary of VS ALM Ranger materials for VS 2010
As you’ve probably noticed if you read my blog, the VS ALM Rangers have been busy the last week or so. Here is a summary of what they have released already and I’m sure there is more goodness to come! · Visual Studio 2010 Quick Reference Guidance: consists of compact cheat sheets for Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 and Visual Studio (VS) 2010, addressing the core problem of teams in the field who are unaware of Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server capabilities or have little time to invest ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 19, 2010 3:12 AM | Comments (0)

Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server Requirements Management Guidance
Even MORE ALM Ranger goodness can be found here. Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server Requirements Management Guidance This Ranger solution addresses the People, Process, and Technology guidance for Requirements Engineering (RE) using Team Foundation Server. The goal of this guidance is to provide formalized Microsoft field experience in the form of recommended procedures and processes, Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server configurations, and skill development references for ......

Posted On Friday, January 15, 2010 4:05 PM | Comments (1)

Visual Studio 2010 and TFS 2010 VM Factory Ships
WOW! Unbelievable stream of goodness coming from Visual Studio ALM Rangers!! Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 VM Factory The purpose of this project is to build prescriptive guidance around the virtualization of the Visual Studio 2010 and guidance for full automation of the creation of virtual machines. The goal is to help users with the installation and configuration of virtualized environments with least effort and maximum automation. Visual Studio ALM Rangers This guidance is ......

Posted On Friday, January 15, 2010 4:06 AM | Comments (0)

TFS 2010 Upgrade Guide now available as well
The Rangers have been a VERY busy bunch lately and have dropped beta guidance on upgrading to TFS 2010. Check it out here Technorati Tags: Visual Studio 2010,TFS 2010,ALM,Rangers ......

Posted On Thursday, January 14, 2010 6:40 AM | Comments (1)

The Visual Studio ALM Rangers ship VS 2010 Quick Reference Guidance
Visual Studio 2010 Quick Reference Guidance Welcome to the Visual Studio 2010 Quick Reference Guidance! Steven van Niekerk (Technical Lead / Architect, BB&D South-Africa) initiated this project with his question “Can you tell me about TFS and VSTS in 5 minutes?” The Visual Studio 2010 Quick Reference Guidance consists of compact cheat sheets for Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 and Visual Studio (VS) 2010, addressing the core problem of teams in the field who are unaware of Visual Studio and ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 13, 2010 5:35 AM | Comments (1)

Presenting at QAI TesTrek 09 in Toronto this week
I’m presenting 2 topics this week at the QAI Toronto TesTrek Symposium. My first session is Wednesday and is about Testing in a SOA World. I’ll cover some of the challenges with testing Service Oriented Architectures as well as some techniques and tools that assist. My second session is Exploratory Testing with Agile in Visual Studio 2010 where I’ll delve into the techniques of Exploratory Testing and how the new test tooling in Visual Studio 2010 helps improve the productivity and maturity of Exploratory ......

Posted On Monday, October 26, 2009 2:13 PM | Comments (0)

Getting Ready for VSTS 2010 Beta 2 with “Go Live” License
Brian Keller, Technical Evangelist for Visual Studio Team System just blogged about the “very soon” release of Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 which will have a “Go Live” license. That means you will receive product support from MS if you deploy and use it. Brian also includes links to some resources to help prepare for VSTS 2010 beta 2 Overview presentation (.PPTX) Detailed checklist (.DOCX) Our ALM team at Imaginet has been working with the Beta 1 bits and have been keeping in touch with MS on what to ......

Posted On Sunday, October 4, 2009 1:58 PM | Comments (1)