Branch By Release in TFS 2010

Mickey Gousset begins a series of columns looking at branching/merging patterns and how to implement them using Team Foundation Server 2010.

Lab Management in Visual Studio2010

Visual Studio Lab Management promises to streamline thorny debug and test challenges by enabling an efficient, virtualized test environment.

Visual Studio Debug Tips (Part 3): Disabled DataForm

Kathleen Dollard closes up her guidance on debugging code in Visual Studio with some troubleshooting of a disabled DataForm.

Visual Studio Debug Tips and Strategies (Part 1 of 3)

Improvements in the latest Microsoft IDE and underused features in Visual Studio 2008 support common debugging strategies to help you write better code. (Part 1 of 3)

Visual Studio Debug Tips (Part 2): Beat the No Repro Problem

In the second installment of her series of tips and strategies for debugging code in Visual Studio, Kathleen Dollard looks into valuable resources like the TraceSource class.

Dev Trends for 2011

The dog days of August are a good time to take stock of some of the major themes and trends likely to shape the development space toward the end of 2010 and into 2011.

Collabnet Pushes Agile ALM into the Cloud

Application lifecycle management (ALM) provider Collabnet rolled out a new version of its flagship TeamForge ALM platform this week, as well as a general-availability release of its free Subversion Edge product.

VSLive! Day 2: ALM On Stage

Microsoft's Dave Mendlen announces release date for Visual Studio Lab Management 2010 during keynote address.

Developers Say Time Constraints, Poor Testing Top Project Challenges

In a new survey, more than half f application developers say they don't have enough time to complete their work and nearly a third said testing is their top challenge.

Debugging Applications with IntelliTrace

The new IntelliTrace feature in Visual Studio 2010 promises to eliminate the pernicious scourge of "no repro" bugs by giving developers a detailed view of what happened during execution when a bug was filed. Here's how you can get started with IntelliTrace.

SoftFluent Offers Flexible Code Generation

CodeFluent Entities model-driven software factory promises to streamline creation of application components.

Load Testing with Visual Studio 2010

In part 2 of his series on Web performance testing and load testing in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, Ben Day explains how to set up a load test rig to determine how well your application performs with multiple users.

Visual Studio 2010: Enabling ALM

Visual Studio 2010 seriously raised the bar for application lifecycle management. From test and debug to team-based collaboration and project management, here's an in-depth look at the improved tooling.

Microsoft's View: ALM for Everyone

ALM should be attainable and affordable -- that's why we've included Team Foundation Server 2010 with nearly every MSDN subscription purchased with Visual Studio 2010.

Web Performance Testing with Visual Studio 2010

Performance testing and debugging is a major focus of Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate.

Visual Studio ALM Q&A: Microsoft's Sean McBreen

We speak with Microsoft's Senior Director for Visual Studio and MSDN product management about application lifecycle management with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate and Team Foundation Server 2010.

Backup On Build: Source Code Assurance (Part 2)

On VB author Joe Kunk provides a look into the code behind his automated source code backup solution.

Inside TFS: Improving Project Management

An Overview of Project Management with Team Foundation Server 2010.

Inside TFS: Streamlining Development

Jeff Levinson looks at how Team Foundation Server 2010 can streamline and improve the management of software projects.

Backup on Build: Source Code Assurance

On VB author Joe Kunk looks into how an automated source code backup utility can provide a vital, extra level of protection in team-based projects.

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