Preview of VS2013, .NET 4.5.1 and Windows 8.1 available

  • Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:35:58 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • VS2013, Windows 8.1

Last night at //build/ conference the preview versions of Visual Studio 2013, .NET 4.5.1 and Windows 8.1 were announced for public availability. You can download them from the following locations: …

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WiX Toolset: Multi-Targeting with a single project

  • Friday, June 14, 2013 10:59:14 AM
  • Marc Müller
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  • WiX Toolset, Multi-Targeting

Since MSI installers are targeting a specific platform, we often have to provide an installer for 32-bit and one for 64-bit installations. In the majority of cases there are just a few things which …

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VS 2013, TFS 2013 and Azure Benefits announced at TechEd North America

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013 8:28:10 AM
  • Marc Müller
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  • VS2013, TFS2013, TechEd North America

This week, the new versions of Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server have been announced at TechEd North America. Not very surprising, the new Version is named 2013 and will definitely ship this …

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Managing complex architecture in agile team - Part 4 Visual Debugging

  • Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:30:00 AM
  • Marc Müller
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  • VS2012, Architecture

In this last part, we will recap the dependency diagrams again. But this time, we will use the Code Map feature to debug visually. Since Update 2, Code Map is able to visualize the current call stack …

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Managing complex architecture in agile team - Part 3 Layer Diagrams

  • Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:20:00 AM
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  • VS2012, Architecture

In part 2 we have seen how to analyze the code by using architecture explorer as well as dependency graphs. But what about the validation of our architecture? How to check that a newly implemented …

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Managing complex architecture in agile team - Part 2 Architecture Explorer & Dependency Graphs

  • Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:10:00 AM
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  • VS2012, Architecture

Having seen in part 1 that analyzing the current code in a graphical way is much more efficient. Visual Studio supports the developer and architect by providing drill down functionality as well as to …

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Managing complex architecture in agile team - Part 1

  • Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:00:00 AM
  • Marc Müller
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  • VS2012, Architecture

Since the most of us are working in agile teams nowadays, there is often a discussion going on about how to manage, control and validate the system’s emergent architecture. In the good old times as …

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Visual Studio 2012 Update 2

  • Monday, April 8, 2013 3:07:00 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • VS2012, TFS2012, Update 2

Update 2 for Visual Studio 2012 and Team Foundation Server 2012 has been released. Besides the usual bug fixes, there are plenty of new features added to the whole product family which includes …

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Git Support for TFS and Visual Studio

  • Sunday, February 3, 2013 7:08:00 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • TFS2012, VS2012, GIT

Last week there has been announcement that Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio will support Git repositories. More concretely:

Team Foundation Service (http://tfs.visualstudio.com) supports …

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Lab Management Demo at ALM Day 2013 (Switzerland)

  • Monday, January 28, 2013 7:51:00 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • Lab Management, TFS2012, ALMDAY2013

Today we held a session about working with virtual test environment at ALM Day 2013 in Zürich, Switzerland. The following video covers the setup of the build definition as well as the deployment …

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