Team development with Visual Studio Team System

  • February 06, 2009 06 Feb'09

    Microsoft cuts Visual Studio 2008 upgrade prices as VS 2010 looms

    The company is also offering discounts on VSTS. Best of all, the upgrade prices apply even if you're currently using a free IDE like Visual Studio Express or IBM's Eclipse.

  • November 19, 2008 19 Nov'08

    Microsoft offers startups free development tools, MSDN subscription

    BizSpark gives new ISVs free development tools, including full versions of Visual Studio and an MSDN Premium subscription.. The company hopes the program will encourage startups to develop for Windows without having to worry about up-front costs.

  • June 03, 2008 03 Jun'08

    Outgoing Bill Gates says UML on tap in Oslo SOA modeler

    Microsoft will incorporate UML as part of its effort to create its Oslo unified modeling environment for SOA, Chairman Bill Gates told attendees at TechEd 2008 for Developers in Orlando, Fla. The comments came as part of a wide-ranging presentation ...

  • March 03, 2008 03 Mar'08

    A view on VS 2008: On-line agency sees reasons to upgrade

    Internet ad agency Spot Runner cites strong incentives to upgrade to Visual Studio 2008. Improvements in Team Foundation Server are among the benefits seen in the new version of the Microsoft tool suite.

  • February 20, 2008 20 Feb'08

    Microsoft unit testing effort grows, still faces NUnit challenge

    The big unit testing trend in the .NET space this year seems to be the rollout of unit test software on Visual Studio 2008 workstations. But NUnit, recently released as NUnit 2.4.6, remains a challenging presence, and the open-source mbUnit ...

  • January 25, 2008 25 Jan'08

    SCM Visual Studio plug-in offers updated interface

    Software configuration management tool maker AccuRev used newly available Microsoft APIs to create its AccuBridge for Visual Studio 2005 plug-in. A user at a major airline credits the product for a highly graphical view into a software project's ...

  • November 20, 2007 20 Nov'07

    Analysis: The state of Visual Studio Team System

    Visual Studio Team System has had some wins in the market, but it hasn't been game changing. Still, our survey results show that development teams want software for more than basic coding -- which is the VSTS vision.

  • November 07, 2007 07 Nov'07

    Next Visual Studio Team System to target all SDLC roles

    The next Visual Studio Team System -- that is, beyond VS 2008 -- will place greater emphasis on all roles and responsibilities of the software development life cycle, the VSTS group indicated at DevConnections.

  • September 13, 2007 13 Sep'07

    Scrum, Agile development methodologies mix with VSTS projects

    Agile and Scrum development methodology practitioners are no longer considered renegades. At the same time, Microsoft's Visual Studio Team System is beginning to support Scrum practices.

  • September 13, 2007 13 Sep'07

    Sam Guckenheimer on software engineering and Visual Studio Team System

    Software engineering with Visual Studio Team System is considered in terms of best practices for developing quality software on schedule.

  • August 07, 2007 07 Aug'07

    Visual Studio Team System 'Rosario' CTP released

    The next version of Visual Studio Team System, code-named Rosario, has been released as a Community Technical Preview.

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    Configuresoft uses VSTS DB edition to take on workflow

    Configuresoft found that the new capabilities in VSTS shrank development time of a major product. A user said the tools help coordinate the efforts of database developers.

  • May 10, 2007 10 May'07

    Visual Studio Team System ups productivity at ParTech

    Microsoft's Visual Studio Team System helps developers at the quick-service restaurant solutions provider integrate the entire software development lifecycle.

  • April 20, 2007 20 Apr'07

    Microsoft outlines Visual Studio Team System's future

    Microsoft's forthcoming VSTS release, code-named Rosario, emphasizes collaboration and productivity, not just for development but for project management and help desk systems, too.

  • March 23, 2007 23 Mar'07

    More Visual Studio Team System guidance emerging

    Two resources from Microsoft, one new and one updated regularly, aim to provide clarity for Visual Studio Team System project managers and team members alike.