Monthly Archives: November 2005

VB2005 RTM Code Snippet Editor Release Candidate now available

 While not exactly VSTS specific, I thought I would post this anyway, becuase the snippet editor is really quite handy The Visual Basic Snippet Editor is shared source project, so contributions from members of the VB developer community are welcome … Continue reading

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TFS BUG: Cannot change TFS Server if your registered TFS server is unavailable

I had an interesting TFS problem present itself this morning. As a trainer/presenter I often go into the field to deliver presentations on VSTS and TFS and I have my laptop configured such that VS2005 is installed on the host … Continue reading

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Local VS2005/SQL2005/Biztalk2005 launch events – See me in Brisbane and Canberra

The official US launch of Microsoft’s new application platform (VS2005, SQL2005 & Biztalk 2006) is now a few days behind us. In case you haven’t already seen it, check out Steve Ballmer’s November 7 keynote on the Microsoft website here … Continue reading

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Team Foundation Server User Management Tool

One of the administrative tasks that annoys both me and a number of my clients using TFS, is the need to add user accounts in three locations – TFS, Sharepoint & SQL Reporting Services. The Developer Aftermarket Solution team at … Continue reading

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Service Packs for VS2003 and VS2005 scheduled for 2006

I have just read a post from Scott Wiltamuth (C# Product Unit Manager) where he states the following; We have plans for two service pack releases for the first part of 2006: VS 2003 SP1 is scheduled for April 2006.  … Continue reading

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Microsoft eLearning – Free training offer ends 17th Nov.

The Microsoft eLearning web site has a number of great courses available covering Visual Studio 2005 and Team System. While the courses are all available online, many can be taken offline if that is more convenient for you. You can … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2005 SDK – October release for RTM

I was just about to make some changes to a custom check-in policy I have written for the Beta 2 version of Visual Studio 2005. I checked a few days ago to see if the Visual Studio 2005 SDK had … Continue reading

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