Setting up a .NET Development Tree

Not new but worth mentioning anyway:

Mike Robert treats us to a detailed recipe for building up a development tree, from creating the initial directory structures through automated builds and unit tests.  Available here (HTML) and here (PDF)

And even better, he wrapped up the advice into an automated tool which will generate everything for you:  Tree Surgeon.   A real time saver (if you are still developing with VS2003) ....