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This year's VSLive show offered plenty of tips for getting the most from Visual Studio 2005. Read's coverage of the event here.

This year's VSLive show offers plenty of tips for getting the most from Visual Studio 2005. was there for daily updates from San Francisco. We have also included links to our coverage of previous Microsoft events to provide some background on what's really important in Redmond.

From VSLive in San Francisco

  • Where's the VB?
    Where's the VB? This is the question a lot of people have been asking in recent years upon attending .NET developer conferences where Visual Basic code samples seemed few and far between. Microsoft has heard this complaint.

  • Microsoft's Team Foundation Server due in March
    Team Foundation Server will see one more beta before its general release at the end of March, MS development head Soma Somasegar said at the first day of VSLive in San Francisco. The server is the core of Visual Studio 2005 Team System and will address the needs of the extended software development team.

  • Compuware updates ASP.NET security tool
    Compuware DevPartner SecurityChecker 2.0 analyzes and repairs security problems in ASP.NET Web apps. It features integrity, compile-time and run-time analysis. The company unveiled the product on the trade show floor.

    VSLive preview
    Visual Studio 2005 tools, improvements on tap for VSLIve
    This preview also includes a variety of tips and learning guides from that will help you get up to speed on what Soma Somasegar and other development experts are talking about at VSLive.

    From PDC 2005
    Are you ready to rumble with Windows Workflow Foundation?
    Visual Studio Tools for Applications to support macro recordings but will work with .NET objects
    Future VB version may integrate queries, programs
    Gates shows what's in store for developers in 2006

    From VSLive 2005
    Microsoft highlights Indigo Web services
    Microsoft outlines productivity improvements in VB 2005

  • Dig Deeper on Visual Studio 2008 and Language Integrated Query (LINQ)

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