24 ביולי 2007
The Data DUDE team announced that Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals Service Release 1 is ready for consumption! To summarize the knowledgebase article, the following features have been added: Cross-database references: You can reference objects within different databases by using database project references or by referencing a database metafile (.dbmeta). Improved SQL Server file groups support: You can define files within file groups as database project properties instead of having to create files and file groups within the pre-deployment storage script. Variables: Variables can now be defined in the database properties and...
18 ביולי 2007
Since its release, Visual Studio team system for database professionals (or, as we like to call it: db dude) has only supported SQL Server 2000 and 2005. Cameon Skinner is blogging about thier team plans of adding support for more (non-microsoft) databases. I have a long list of partners and customers waiting for the dude to connect to their Oracle and Sybase stores and I hope that the new version will support them. Join the voting (and add your favorite database name) here
17 ביולי 2007
Some users try to open work item queries in excel but get this error message:
"TF80042: The document cannot be opened because you do not have Microsoft Excel 2003 or later, or one of its components installed. For more information, see the Team Foundation Installation Guide."
To solve this problem In Excel 2007 (or any other MS Office 2007 application) you need to perform the following steps:1. Close Visual Studio.
2. In Control Panel -> Add/Remove programs locate your Office application (in this case: 'MS Office Professional Plus 2007'), select it and click on the 'Change' button.
3. Select 'Add or Remove features'...
12 ביולי 2007
We are hiring new ALM consultants, developers and .NET team leader.
Application Lifecycle Management consultant
At least 3 years of experience in .NET
Team System knowledge - advantage
Project management knowledge - advantage
Presale knowledge - advantage
.NET team leader
At least 3 years of experience in .NET
At least 1 years of experience in .NET 2.0
Self learning capabilities
Just send your emails to:
10 ביולי 2007
Micrsoft disclosed its roadmap for the Orcas Product and a first look at Rosario.
Not only developer productivity improvements, new supported platforms and technologies in Visual Studio will be included at 'Orcas' but also new scenarios, features and improvements to Visual Studio Team System.
Read more about it here: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/teamsystem/bb407307.aspx
By the way, Orcas is a nice island near Seattle. Rosario? It's a resort on Orcas...
9 ביולי 2007
I’m sure that I don’t have to tell you about Microsoft blogs: http://forums.microsoft.com/msdn/default.aspx?siteid=1
There is a forum for everything and everyone, no matter what part of the Microsoft products or technologies you are using; you will find a forum that discusses exactly the issues that keep you awake at night.
We, as developers and ALM people are using the .NET development and Team System forums as a mean of communicating with our community colleges. Since the concept of knowledge sharing is highly assimilated in our DNA we do our best to give back to the community. The other day, our contribution...
just a reminder, we meet today at our regular spot (Microsoft office, Raanana, 17:30).
Today’s topic is SCRUM methodology. Danko, a certified SCRUM master will talk about his experience in using Project Server and VSTS through the development lifecycle.
Use this link to register: http://www.microsoft.com/israel/communities/usergroups/alm.mspx
See you on 17:30
7 ביולי 2007
Last week Microsoft and NESS organized a three days extreme learning. I was one of the lecturers and I talked about Unit testing, TDD, Load testing, Performance testing, Web testing in VSTS for Developers and Testers.
For all of you who missed it or just want to take a look at it, you can download it from here.
If you have any feedback about the lectures, let me know :-)
3 ביולי 2007
Yesterday I gave a session about Team System For Database Professionals in the Are you Ready 2008 event. The audience had good time and went away with valuable knowledge about Team System For Database Professionals . You can find the slide decks from the session here. If you have any feedback about the lecture, I'd like to hear it! Enjoy!