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Posted by | September 11, 2013
Story Mapping Software

Updated 16 Sep, 2015 to freshen up the links A few weeks ago I ran a free, half-day Agile software requirements workshop in Boise. There were over 100 attendees and...

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Posted by | February 14, 2012
Migrating Areas and Iterations from TFS2008 to TFS2010

I ran into a migration today where the client had scores of Area nodes in their TFS 2008 team project that they wanted migrated over to their new TFS 2010...

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Posted by | December 10, 2010
Top 5 Reasons to use VS Database Projects

There is a traditional resistance to using database projects – the production system is the reference point, and I have a backup, so what is the problem, right? Since the...

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Posted by | November 29, 2008
Team Foundation Build and FinalBuilder

When looking at FinalBuilder and Team Foundation Build side by side, the obvious breakdown in features and advantages looks like this. Team Foundation Build provides a complete build solution with...

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Posted by | June 25, 2008
Version Control with 2008 SP1

I am a simple man. All I ever wanted was drag and drop for source control. That folder chooser dialog was a bear. Now we will get it with Visual...

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Posted by | January 24, 2008
Are you aware of Aware Server?

Last week I had a chance to meet some of the brains behind gridGISTICS - a .NET development company in Atlanta that gets it. Not only are they up to...

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Posted by | August 6, 2007
NBusiness on CodePlex feels like a Ruby app

NBusiness is an Entity Definition Language focused on the creation of business entities.  Basically, you use a construct called E# to build a code file, which is then 'compiled' into...

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Posted by | June 20, 2007
Plug-in to Get Latest on Check-out

Sela has created a great little plug-in to VS 2005 that will warn you when you're doing a check-out if there are later revisions of any of those files on...

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Posted by | May 6, 2007
C# to Javascript Compiler

Learning a new language isn't always fun, especially Javascript.  Plus, when you're working in one language, it takes context switching to flip to another, even for a trivial task.  Nikhil...

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Posted by | May 4, 2007
Compacting your VPCs

John Paul Cook, a Microsoft MVP for Virtual Machines has an excellent article on VM Central on how to use Acronis to effectively compact your VPCs.  (The article also covers...

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