Downloading the guides from Microsoft can sometimes be a project in itself, due to the file type causing security red flags on a companies network. I have grabbed the latest guides as of 1/30/2013 and zipped them up for easy download. Read more
Visual Studio 2012 was release with a new color theme to assist coders by eliminating color distractions. If you prefer to have a little color to your IDE there’s a great extension to assist with bringing Visual Studio to life. Head over to the Visual Studio Gallery and download the Color Theme Editor!
Note The final release of Visual Studio Update 1 now available, please see:
Visual Studio 2012 Update is providing continuous value to customers, adding new capabilities year-round to features in the main product release. These releases will be aligned with the core software development trends in the market, ensuring developers and development teams always have access to the best solution for building modern applications. Read more
Grant Holliday has a post thats valuable for any TFS 2010 administrators with a need to verify if you have the latest updates for TFS2010 for maintenance purposes.
Team Foundation Server 2010 was released in April 2010. Since then, there have been a number of important Service Packs, Cumulative Updates and hotfixes that have been made available based upon internal usage at Microsoft and customer feedback via the support organisation. This blog post is an attempt at bringing together all the updates that are currently available.
Visual Studio 2012 / TFS 2012 Virtual Machine and Hands-on-Labs have been updated! If you attend any of Microsoft Partners Webcast/Demos you may notice the environment used is pre-loaded with Contoso data that’s included on the VM below. A helpful note is to read the “Working with” document included to find out about any specific changes needed and updates.