How Microsoft Does Software Engineering

Find out what Microsoft''s developer division learned during the VS 2005 roll-out, and the engineering practices and improvements that it set in place to make the next version even better.

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Russ Ryan

How does the Microsoft developer division produce software? During the Visual Studio 2005 roll-out, questions for the division arose about its development process and the tools it uses. Russ Ryan talks about how the team started out and what it learned, and shows some of the engineering practices and improvements set in place to make the next version even better.

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