drwill's bailiwick

General insights and product information by David R. Williamson, Senior Development Manager

Book: Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2010

A new book is out for VS2010 by authors Mickey Gousset, Brian Keller, Ajoy Krishnamoorthy, and...

Author: drwill Date: 04/05/2010

VS2010 Launch Tour

I’m going on a whirlwind tour of the south central United States in a couple of weeks. My...

Author: drwill Date: 04/02/2010

Résumé Audience, part 2

The next thing I think prospective employees need to know about how résumés are...

Author: drwill Date: 04/02/2010

Résumé Audience

I’ve been reading a blog called Manager Tools recently based on a recommendation from a...

Author: drwill Date: 03/31/2010

Where Have I Been?

After trying to start up blogging, I failed to make it part of my regular routine. I think I found...

Author: drwill Date: 11/11/2009

MSDN Chat - April 9th

Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Team...

Author: drwill Date: 03/21/2008

Talking To Customers

At Microsoft, we have developers and testers. Those two disciplines make up the traditional...

Author: drwill Date: 03/21/2008

Web Test Variables

A customer emailed me today with a follow up question. The original question was about web tests...

Author: drwill Date: 03/05/2008

Ellen

Have you heard about Mort, Elvis, and Einstein? No, no... I mean in context of Visual Studio. :) We...

Author: drwill Date: 03/05/2008

Customers

In the three years I've been working in the Developer Division at Microsoft, I've been impressed...

Author: drwill Date: 03/02/2008

Our Scrum Cycle

I've mentioned in a previous post about how our team has adopted Scrum and agile methodology... at...

Author: drwill Date: 02/24/2008

Engineering Lead

In the last six months, I've transitioned from a QA Lead to an Engineering Lead position. I'm still...

Author: drwill Date: 02/19/2008

Trying Scrum

Over the last several months, our team has decided to try all this "agile" stuff we keep hearing...

Author: drwill Date: 02/19/2008

TechEd 2007 sessions posted

You can find the 2007 TechEd sessions posted at...

Author: drwill Date: 07/26/2007

Visual Studio Team System Chat – August 1st

Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Visual...

Author: drwill Date: 07/24/2007

Visual Studio Team System Chat – July 3rd

Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Visual...

Author: drwill Date: 06/20/2007

Team System chat

Want to chat with members of the development team for Team System? We're holding a chat Wednesday...

Author: drwill Date: 09/05/2006

The Perfect Bug

http://blogs.msdn.com/vstsqualitytools/archive/2005/07/15/439454.aspx

Author: drwill Date: 07/15/2005

Running Tests with Code Coverage

I posted in our team blog, with help from Dominic Hopton, about running tests with code coverage....

Author: drwill Date: 06/08/2005

Steps of Rome, San Francisco

The first night of my trip to MDC, I took 3 friends to Steps of Rome for dinner. If you've been...

Author: drwill Date: 03/29/2004

Security

I saw a news story today about Microsoft software security.There, my first sentence is valid...

Author: drwill Date: 02/17/2004

Introduction

My name is David R. Williamson and I work at Microsoft in the Visual Studio group working on...

Author: drwill Date: 02/10/2004