December 2007 - Posts
Our team is growing and it is your chance to enter a group of cutting edge technologies and profound methodological practices
We are looking for:
· ALM consultants
o 3-5 years of .NET development
o 1-2 in system architecture/design
o Team Foundation Server and VSTE experience – an advantage
o Configuration management/TDD/automatic testing/ development methodologies – an advantage
· SharePoint consultant
o 3-5 years of .NET development |(preferably ASP.NET)
o Experience in SharePoint 2003/2007
o Ability to define knowledge management processes – an advantage
· .NET developers
o At least 2 years of practical development in .NET
o One year in .NET 2.0
o Excellent knowledge on web applications – an advantage
Sent your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
A couple of weeks ago, 4 of SRL's senior consultants participated in the event. You can take a look at Maor demos and slides here.
I was doing some blog-reading-catching-up today and came across this post and video from the event. The video was taken in a specialist panel were Guy and Maor were answering ALM and VSTS questions.
Warning: non-hebrew readers: do not click the link - it's all Hebrew.
Upgrading has never been an easy task. In many cases we encounter upsetting consequences. Speaking of which, exporting queries now seems to be a new problem:
After you installed VS 2008 (and didn't uninstall VS 2005) - when you try to export queries to Excel or Project using VS 2005 you may encounter this error message*:
"TF80012: The document cannot be opened because there is a problem with the installation of the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Office integration components. Please see the Team Foundation Installation Guide for more information."
* This error can also happen when using VS 2008 (then you'll get the same error but related to 2008 version).
This happens because you can only use one version of Team Explorer with Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Project.
Mike Azocars' blog addresses this issue and suggests a solution for switching between these versions.
At the end of last month Microsoft released the 2008 version of Team System Web Access.
The big advantage of this power tool is allowing users to use Team System without using Visual Studio.
You can download this tool from here.
For more detailed information see Bucks' Hodges blog.
When you complete the upgrade of TFS 2005 to TFS 2008 and try to run reports or simply browse the Team System cube you may get this error:
"The cube cannot be browsed. Verify that the cube has been deployed and processed"
It turns out that you need to manually update the data warehouse yourself (Instead of waiting for the winservice to do it).
Here is the procedure of updating the data warehouse for those of you who forgot:
In IIS MANAGER expand your server name and expand 'Web Sites'. Then expand 'Team Foundation Server' and expand 'Warehouse'. Choose 'v1.0', right click 'warehousecontroller.asmx' and choose 'Browse'. Click 'Run' and then click 'Invoke'. Verify that you get 'true' in the opened window xml line.
When you built your own custom controls in Visual Studio 2005 and deployed them on your TFS you possibly wondered if it will still work after you upgrade to Visual Studio 2008 (Orcas).
It seems that VS 2008 can't load custom controls that were built in VS 2005. In order to solve this problem you need to recompile your custom control solution in VS 2008 and then redeploy it.
More information can be found in Narens' blog.