July 2009 Entries

Clarification on SQL Server license included with TFS 2008
I wasn’t 100% sure myself so I clarified with MS that the restricted license of SQL Server standard that comes with Team Foundation Server 2008 is limited to SQL Server 2005 standard. In short, even though SQL 2008 Standard or Enterprise is supported with TFS 2008, you MUST LICENSE IT SEPERATELY from your TFS license. This is consistent with what you read in the VSTS 2008 Licensing Whitepaper. Technorati Tags: TFS,Install,SQL Server ......

Posted On Thursday, July 16, 2009 3:17 PM | Comments (1)

Developers Developers Developers Developers
What would you pay for a free book written by Microsoft MVP’s and Regional Directors covering everything from C# features to software factories? How about FREE! You can pick it up here: http://devshaped.com/book Or, you can get a printed version from Lulu. I’m particularly looking forward to the articles on Silverlight and WPF as well as my current pain: Installers. Technorati Tags: Developer Books ......

Posted On Thursday, July 9, 2009 11:21 AM | Comments (1)

Patterns & Practices: Acceptance Test Engineering Guide, Volume I – beta2 released
Microsoft Patterns & Practices group has just released some guidance around Acceptance Test Engineering. This is fortunate timing for me as I’ve been digging into the new testing tools with Team System 2010 in an attempt to incorporate the full testing cycle into my ALM thinking. Look forward to a few posts coming incorporating this work. Technorati Tags: P&P,Acceptance Test,ALM ......

Posted On Thursday, July 2, 2009 2:48 PM | Comments (0)