As Soma mentioned in his blog the Visual Studio Updates are a new mechanism we are using to provide ongoing value throughout the year to our Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server customers. These updates will provide features to support the latest software trends in the market,
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In the last month I have seen multiple requests for a new Visual Source Safe Upgrade tool – and here it is!
The Visual Source Safe Upgrade tool provides a Wizard Based UI for upgrading Visual Source Safe repositories to Team Foundation Server 2012,
The SQL Data Tools Team (Gert Draper aka the “Data dude”’s team) is pleased to share with us that SSDT – November 2012 update is now available for download.
SSDT for Visual Studio 2012: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/jj650015
SSDT for Visual Studio 2010: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/jj650014
What’s new in the SQL Server Data Tools?
As the lead to the ALM MVPs I am continually surprised by the breadth of skills my MVPs have. For instance this post was created by Terje Sandstrom. In our ranks we tend to think of Terje as an architect and of the worlds foremost expert on our UML designers and Architect Explorer.
We just released a new Microsoft Exam “Software Testing with Visual Studio 2012” which covers manage the process of running tests, creating and monitoring bugs, and managing and mitigating issues that a software organization has in controlling test coverage for project requirements.
One of the common challenges with getting started with a new technology is discovery of the tools and resources that can help you get started and increase your productivity…With that in mind the team has collected their list of favorite test tools:
Another in my MVP series of blog posts:
This post is by one of the most active of the Canadian MVPs, Wes McDonald. I find it interesting that Wes and our neighbors up north have taken the spirit of the US code camps and turned it in to arguably Canada’s best developer conference that is both internationally recognized and commercially viable (no small feat in this economy) series called “DevTeach”
Note The final release of Visual Studio Update 1 now available, please see:
Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2012 Update 1 now available
This week we are releasing the final CTP for Visual Studio 2012 Update 1.
Another one of the ALM MVPs, Kris Lankford, has written a quick getting started with Code Map in Visual Studio 2012
Thanks Kris and sorry this has taken so long to publish!!!
Introducing Code Map for Visual Studio 2012 CTP
Running the ALM blog has been a hoot and from the readership growth it looks like people are finding it of value(thank you!)
This post is on a new features in Visual Studio Update 1 and represents an experiment of having our MVPs contributing content.