As we said earlier this month, the VS 11 Beta and Windows 8 Consumer previews are available. In the next couple of weeks I’ll write more about things to look for in the TFS Beta. In the mean time, checkout Jason’s blog for a good overview of what you’ll find.
Here’s a nice article on how you can integrate SCRUM and other agile practices into a more formal project management process by combining TFS and Project Server.
I’m trying hard to keep up with all of the news. I’m in India this week and the time zone difference is making it tough. Here I’m going to give you a bunch of links so you can follow all of the news.
Soon, we will be announcing the availability of our VS/TFS 11 Beta. This is a major new release for us that includes big enhancements for developer, project managers, testers and Analysts. Over the next month or two, I’ll write a series of posts to demonstrate some of those improvements.
A month or so ago we started seeing crashes on the SQL Server associated with one of our dogfood TFS servers. The crashes ultimately resulted in us having to restore the database from backup. It was a significant work disturbance and an important thing to avoid.
I kind of checked out of the blogosphere just before the holidays and haven’t resurfaced. I feel bad about it. I will say I had a good holiday. I took a full 2 1/2 weeks off and did pretty much nothing but farm work.