Use the “Video Snack Downloader” to download all of the Microsoft Learning “Snack” Videos to your local machine! Video Snack Downloader is a small, open source application for discovering the videos available on the Microsoft Learning “Snacks” website and downloading them to your local machine for offline viewing.
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Many people still struggle with effective branching and merging in TFS; either in understanding the concepts or applying them. I have attempted to address this through a demo using TFS 2010 and Microsoft’s TFS Guidance from the Patterns & Practices and “ALM Rangers” teams.
Microsoft also released the ability to customize the TFS process template guidance [...]
MS Tech·Ed North Ameria has been running this week in New Orleans…
Watch the Tech·Ed videos online - The keynotes (1 and 2) have great insight into Microsoft’s vision; how their 7-year old promise of “Dynamic IT” is just beginning to be realized this past year and even more so with their Azure cloud computing platform, System Center 2010, and [...]
You either love or hate “Local Service”, “Network Service”, and “Local System”. Have you ever avoided setting up individual Service Accounts for SQL Server, IIS, SharePoint, or other enterprise applications and simply defaulted these built-in accounts? Perhaps you didn’t know that it’s “best practice” to use domain accounts for these services. Or, perhaps you knew [...]
From June 7–14, stay on top of the latest in internet technologies at Internet Week in New York. Events cover everything from Advertising, Arts & Entertainment, Conferences & Panels, Parties, Social Media, and Startups & Technology.
I am personally looking forward to the release of Microsoft Expression Studio v4 on Monday. Expression Blend is [...]
Microsoft recently did a community release event around the BizTalk 2010 Beta and Windows Server AppFabric Release Candidate. Read the overview of BizTalk 2010 features (PowerPoint). See the Introduction to Windows Server AppFabric Whitepaper (Word document) or watch the Application Server Technologies - Past/Present/Future presentation (PowerPoint).
For the 7th year in a row, Scott Guthrie, Microsoft’s Corporate VP of the Developer Division, took time out from his busy schedule to visit Arizona in Scottsdale for a technical presentation around the Microsoft 2010 product releases for developers. The event had an all-star cast including Scott Hanselman, Jeffrey Palermo, and local celebrity Tim Heuer presenting [...]
I won the $1,299 Telerik Premium package at the AzGroups AZ.net 7th Annual Scott Guthrie Day of .NET on Monday. Admittedly I was excited to see the red shirt, but was more keen on seeing Scott Hanselman whom I have listened to on his HanselMinutes podcast for a number of years.
Any ideas of what to build?!
The Telerik toolkit includes [...]
Update 2010-05-05: This CTP is not supported to run in virtual machines. There has been one report of getting it to run on Vista through Oracle’s VirtualBox running on a Linux host, but everyone else is reporting problems (Microsoft’s Hyper-V, VMware, and VirtualBox users). The install is also a pain, because it requires an internet connection to [...]
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR MSDN SUBSCRIBERS: The download is available! being rolled out over the next couple of weeks, so keep checking the MSDN Downloads for updates.
Take Database Management to New Levels of Innovation, Efficiency
With the release to manufacturing (RTM) of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 database software, now is the time to prepare for new [...]