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Learning about the Visual Studio ALM Rangers and how they embrace products announced at //BUILD/

You have all seen the exciting announcements being made at //BUILD/, presenting Visual Studio 11, Team Foundation Server 11, Windows 8 and a new era of targeting platforms across devices, services and the cloud. Visual Studio 11 Readiness The Visual Studio ALM Rangers have been working on their latest conspiracy for a while and now that the ...

VS ALM Library Updates on MSDN for April 2011

Normally, I use this space to discuss the important stuff: me, and the weather in the Pacific Northwest. But not this time. This time it's all about the writers. They are all fine people. Even though, except for one glorious day last Saturday, it has only been above 55 degrees twice since Febuary 1, and no one seems to understand ...

VS ALM March 2011 Library Updates and New VS SP1 Content

This month's continuous publishing release of the MSDN Library includes content for the release of VS 2010 SP1.VS2010 SP1Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 has been released. In this release we addressed some of the most requested features and top voted issues from our customers. Library UpdatesWe've also continued to work on VSALM content ...

Team Foundation SDK Improved for VS 2010

Back in January, I wrote this post that showed that we really needed to change directions on the SDK content. The major elements of the new approach are Throw out what was there because it wasn't working Deliver a new set of SDK content that covers at least the core elements of the client object model. Add to that based on feedback ...

Need your feedback on the MSDN Library topic: “Extending Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management”

Would you like to help evaluate how well improvements to this topic work for you? Here's what Allen Clark, the topic's author, wants to accomplish:"I've been working on streamlining some content in an effort to make it easier for you to get the information that you need. The first place I did this was in the Team Foundation SDK, in ...

Team Foundation SDK Update includes the Server Object Model

We just published updates to the Team Foundation SDK , which now covers the server object model . We're making some other changes, too. Of course, we're adding more content to the reference material. For example, we've added information that we think you'll find useful in Microrosoft.TeamFoundaiton.WorkItemTracking.Client Namespace , including...

Team Foundation SDK Feedback

Earlier this year, I noted that I had seen a bad trend in ratings for the Team Foundation SDK content , and that we were going to change course in order to try to correct that. We published the new Team Foundation SDK for VS 2010 in late June, and I've been watching the feedback. Although the SDK content is far from complete, it looks like we'...

VSALM Library Updates on MSDN for July 2010

The Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management Developer Content team, aka the doc writers, prowl the blogs and forums looking for ideas that we can use to clarify our explanations of VS ALM. We also respond to community comments from the MSDN Library wiki and feedback. Once a month, we publish new and updated topics to the MSDN Library. ...

Team Foundation SDK for VS 2010

We have just published the first increment of the Team Foundation SDK for VS 2010 . Several months ago, I commented on the negative trend we have seen for the TF SDK content, and I explained that we had started an effort to attempt to turn that around by taking a very different approach. We're experimenting and we'll watch feedback to see what...