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Visual Studio Online Update – Jan 22

Today, our sprint 59 deployment to VS Online went live.  There’s several new features and improvements that have been highly requested.  All of the significant ones are in the general area of work management. Since we introduced tagging as a lightweight work item “customization” approach, people who’ve tried ...

VS 2013.1 (Update 1) is available

In a previous post on the subject, I explained that this is a pretty small update focused primarily on getting VS 2013 working better with versions of IE prior to IE 10.  I also explained that there would be no update to TFS available for Update 1. You can get Update 1 through numerous channels, including the VS Update facility built into...

A Pile of Puppies

We have two Great Pyrenees dogs (a male and a female) who guard our goats and keep the coyotes away.  When we got them, we decided that we would breed them (they are not related) at least once.  Almost 3 weeks ago, Artemis’s litter of puppies was born.  It’s been fun to watch.  My wife (the vet in the family) happened ...

Load Testing Webinar

On Thursday, Jan 23rd, Chuck Sterling and Manas Maheshwari will be presenting a Webinar on using VS Ultimate along with VS Online to get started with load testing quickly and easily.  You can register to attend here. I honestly can’t imagine how anyone could consider shipping any web site or service that’s part of some ...

ALM Days 2014 in Dusseldorf

Sam Guckenheimer and I will be traveling to Germany next month to participate in the German ALM Days event Feb 24 – 26.  We’ll be talking a lot about engineering on a cloud cadence among other things.  If you are interested/able, we’d love to see you there.  Of course, I think, all of the conference, except my part, will ...

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