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Stan Spotts blog December 2005 Entries
XBox 360!
Woo hoo!  My XBox 360 arrived today!  Maybe by Christmas I'll get to try it :).  The controllers are smaller than I expected, but feel nice and solid.  I like the way the headset fits on the wireless controller - I hate wires.

Posted On Monday, December 12, 2005 11:01 PM

VSTS Application modeling and DSL vs. UML profiles
Now I get to be irritated with RSM. After working with VSTS and it's application designer, anything that doesn't do 100% roundtripping between the model and the code is annoying. Then there's the whole UML vs. DSL issue: or better yet... ......

Posted On Monday, December 12, 2005 6:06 PM

Microsoft's Team Foundation Server and VSTS are great, but not quite enough (yet)
I love VSTS 2005 and the .NET Framework 2.0, and there's much in TFS that just makes the development process easier than ever. However, we're using the Rational suite of tools for our SDLC because in our SDLC, the VSTS/TFS combination is just not enough. The development cycle doesn't start with the project plan and task level complete and go right into coding - requirements and use case modeling fit in there. Traceability. This word pops up in almost every vision and design meeting I've been a part ......

Posted On Monday, December 12, 2005 1:14 PM

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