Monthly Archives: May 2005

MOC2631 Optimizing the Software Development Life Cycle with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System

The MOC2631 Workshop is one of the first offerings from Microsoft on Visual Studio Team System. I have just been reading what Stephen Borg has had to say on his experiences from the Beta run of the workshop recently. Check … Continue reading

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VS2005 Beta2 Keyboard stops responding – Workaround

I was just reading on Andrew Coates blog about a problem I have experienced a couple of times with VS2005 Beta 2. During one of his presentations to the Canberra Avanade .NET developers, someone in the audience explained the workaround … Continue reading

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TechEd 2005 Registrations now open – Be quick for Early Bird discounts

 I have just been to the Australian TechEd 2005 web site and noticed that you can now register to attend the conference. I don’t know how long you have been able to register but for those hoping to register for … Continue reading

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Team Foundation Server now in MSDN! Well sort of…

Microsoft listens to its customers – VSTS/MSDN Pricing & Licencing Update It is with great interest that I read Rick LaPlante’s recent blog post where he states the following; “we will place a limited version of Team Foundation Server in … Continue reading

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FIX: High CPU load on Team Foundation server data tier (Beta 2)

I was just catching up on my Blog reading and I noticed that Buck Hodges a great post that talks about a problem that occurs on the data tier of Team Foundation Server. If you have noticed an unusually high … Continue reading

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DMA Patch for VS2005 Beta 2 and device emulator now available

Microsoft have released the DMA Transport Update for Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2. This update changes the protocol used for communication between the Device Emulator engine from “Virtual Switch” to DMA and improves the emulator performance noticably. Download this from … Continue reading

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VS2005 Beta 2 release – ADSL usage chart

I had to smile to myself when I just checked our home ADSL usage chart for the last month. We are on a plan that provides 12Gb/mth peak download and 12gb/mth off-peak (midnight-8am) download. Would anyone like to guess which … Continue reading

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Microsoft TechEd Australia Sessions

It looks like Chuck has been very busy over the last couple of months coming up with a great line up of sessions for TechEd 2005 in Australia this year. I am sure Chuck is also very happy to have … Continue reading

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