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Visual Studio “Orcas” Beta 1 - First impressions

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It arrived sooner than expected, but still, I'm glad to see Microsoft has made such an amount of progress. Last weekend I downloaded the Professional Edition and the Team Foundation Server bits and got started. My main interest is to see if it is good enough for production development. We use the...

April 23, 2007

NHibernate 1.2 best practices

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One of my former collegues pointed me at a great article by Billy McCafferty which will be one of my classics. It deals with many great design and architectural patterns and the tools available to implement those patterns in a real-live production-ready enterprise solution. It’s a great document ...

April 18, 2007

Configuring TFS with WSS 3.0

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It seems that Microsoft has finally acknowledged the sheer amount of requests for supporting WSS 3.0 in Team Foundation Services. I’ve always found it a huge issue that we have a great portal environment such as MOSS 2007 on one end, and an out-of-date TFS team site based on WSS 2.0. There have b...

April 18, 2007

Playing in the snow

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The holiday is over and the snow is gone. The rain is back and the job is waiting. Ah well, I really do like my job, but it was so nice to clear my mind while descending from a shiny white slope starting at the top of a mountain.Anyhow, last weekend I returned from a week of skiing in La Toussuir...

March 26, 2007

Free web-based interface for TFS available now!

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This is certainly incredible. One day after I blogged about my complaints on Team Foundation Server (especially its lack of a web-based interface), Microsoft announced that they’ve acquired DevBiz Business Solutions, the creators of TeamPlain, the best commercial TFS-based product available. And ...

March 26, 2007