11 11, 2008

Team Build Event in Portland

By | 2008-11-11T11:56:29+00:00 November 11th, 2008|Team Foundation Build, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team System|1 Comment

Steven Borg of Northwest Cadence (Microsoft Team System MVP) took a road trip to Portland to speak to a very interested audience about the new features of Team Build 2008, an inherent and powerful part of Visual Studio Team System 2008.  There were a total of 68 students from 35 different companies in the Portland [...]

29 10, 2008

The Microsoft Borg

By | 2008-10-29T15:39:59+00:00 October 29th, 2008|Team Foundation Build|0 Comments

I'm heading to Portland to give a presentation on Team Build 2008, and an announcement went up on the Portland Area .NET User Group mailing list.  This was one of the replies, which gave me quite a few laughs!  Hat tip to Rich Claussen! Let me get this straight: the guy's name is Borg and [...]

20 10, 2008

Our Upcoming VSTS Events

By | 2008-10-20T23:45:57+00:00 October 20th, 2008|Source Control Management, Team Foundation Build, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team System|0 Comments

Although you can always visit our website, and look at our Upcoming Events page to see a list of our upcoming events.  However, here's a quick summary of many of the events we're either running or participating in until the end of the year.   Hope to see you at one or more of these!  :-) [...]

20 10, 2008

VSTS Training – Building Applications using Visual Studio Team System 2008

By | 2008-10-20T09:55:40+00:00 October 20th, 2008|Source Control Management, Team Foundation Build, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team System|0 Comments

We're running our VSTS 5-Day course again, here at our offices at Northwest Cadence on December 8-12, 2008.  Get ready for a new year of VSTS productivity by learning the deep ins and outs of VSTS 2008! Here's a brief blurb.  To learn more, send an email to info@nwcadence.com. The focus of this training course [...]

16 10, 2008

MVP TV – Gaze into the Crystal Ball: Reporting in Team System made Easy

By | 2008-10-16T14:06:26+00:00 October 16th, 2008|Team Foundation Build|1 Comment

All the Interaction of the MSDN Chats but with the richer experience of Live meeting and hosted by the recognized world technology leaders –the Visual Studio Team System Microsoft MVP’s. -- Charles Sterling on MVP TV I'm on TV!  MVP TV, that is!  I'll be doing Gaze Into the Crystal Ball: Reporting in Team System [...]

16 10, 2008

Portland, OR: Enterprise Build Automation with VSTS 2008 Team System and Team Build

By | 2008-10-16T11:52:14+00:00 October 16th, 2008|Team Foundation Build, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team System|3 Comments

If you're in the Portland, Oregon area, I'll be speaking on Enterprise Build Automation.  Drop by this free event and learn the characteristics of an Enterprise Build Automation tool, the process to follow, and how to set up automated builds across the entire organization.  Code will be shown and questions will be answered!  See you [...]

15 09, 2008

Easily Output the Built-in Team Build 2008 Properties

By | 2008-09-15T16:31:51+00:00 September 15th, 2008|Team Foundation Build, Team Foundation Server|1 Comment

Anyone who was worked with MSBuild to customize Team Build knows the pains of debugging your build scripts and that many times it resorts to outputting property and item values out with the message task.  There is also the major issue of just knowing what each built in property contains and not mixing one up [...]

17 08, 2008

Speeding up your Team Builds

By | 2008-08-17T07:57:04+00:00 August 17th, 2008|Team Foundation Build|1 Comment

Tom Janssen is a Senior Consultant covering ALM in Munchen, Deutchland (Munich, Germany for us English speakers).  I thought it was worth highlighting his comment to the Team Build Breakfast post.  It linked to one of his blog posts that covers speeding up your Team Build using multiple processes to run builds in parallel.  The [...]