Eric Lee - A Humble Blog

All things Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server

My blog has moved

Hey guys, To better coincide with my company, my blog has moved to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/02/2007

Apologies, forgot to include a file in my Hemi distribution

Hey guys, Sorry, in my Hemi tool, I’m using a 3rd party control from Component One. I have a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/20/2006

Work Item Moving Tool is back!

Hey guys, I've finally had a chance to update my work item moving tool to work with the RTM release...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/20/2006

A change of address of sorts...

Hey guys, Well, the time has come. After 8 years at Microsoft, I've decided to pursue a long-time...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/08/2006

Windows Vista for Extreme Programming?

Hey guys, As you can probably tell, the bright shiny lights of the soon-to-be-released products like...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/24/2006

Fixed my images and uploaded the Exchange sample code...

Not sure what happened, but it seems like BlogJet is struggling with my build of Vista. In any case,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/24/2006

Ugh, messed up my images...

Apologies, I seem to have hosed something on my hosting site. Other than today, all of the images...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/23/2006

Exchange Server 2007 Web Service API for Developers!

Hey guys, Exchange is a Microsoft technology that I’ve used everyday for email, but never really...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/22/2006

A diversion - Windows Live Alerts

I’ve been poking around the Windows Live stuff for developers (http://dev.live.com) and someting...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/07/2006

'Wall Time' as a way of determining correctness

Quite a few years back, I joined the Windows Server 2003 team as a developer. Windows Server 2003 is...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/28/2006

Building development scorecards

Hey guys, Earlier this year, I did some blog posts about how to create key performance indicators...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/27/2006

Building a Virtual Kanban System with Team Foundation Server - Part 1

Hey guys, David Anderson is someone that I’ve had the privilege of working with for the past couple...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/11/2006

Quick post - 2 really cool features about Work Items

I’ve just returned from Tech Ed Australia and New Zealand and I’ve got lots to blog about that. But...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/05/2006

You meet the nicest people on a Honda...

When I moved to Seattle, one of the most enjoyable things I learned how to do was ride a motorcycle....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/13/2006

When to use Team Projects

Team Projects have turned out to a more confusing feature than was intended in Visual Studio Team...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/09/2006

What does a Team Foundation Server CAL look like?

Much has been made about when and where you need a Team Foundation Server CAL; but until now, I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/09/2006

Sharing files in Team Foundation Server

Hey guys, As you probably know, sharing is not a feature that is supported by Team Foundation...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/20/2006

Thoughts on David Lempher's brainstorm about Impact Analysis

Rob Caron pointed me to David Lempher’s recent blog post about possibly doing impact analysis with...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/19/2006

More on the Trend Calculation

One of the most useful aspects of the KPI is the ability to report a trend – that is, the value of a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/19/2006

KPI - Percentage Code Coverage

Hi, Hope everyone is doing well, I finally had a chance to post my first KPI-of-the-week. This KPI...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/19/2006

KPIs and Metrics

Hey guys, Metrics and KPI’s can be a tricky thing to get adopted in a team. I think a general...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/16/2006

Hoping to improve my YouTube video resolutions

Hey guys, The videos I posted on YouTube are pretty fuzzy right now – I played with a bunch of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/10/2006

Updating the TFS Warehouse

I think that my next few posts will be about the Team Foundation Server Data Warehouse, so I wanted...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/09/2006

KPIs and Team Foundation Server

I joined Microsoft in 1998 as a software design engineer in test, otherwise known as a tester I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/07/2006

Datamining and Team Foundation Server

My local grocery store sells eggs and tabasco sauce together – looking at that the other day it...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/07/2006

Be careful of proxy settings when using the Team Foundation Server Object Model

Someone may have already blogged about this, but I didn’t see it. When using the Team...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/07/2006

For shame, I've been a lazy blogger!

Hello, Apologies that it has been so long since my last blog. Summers in Seattle are beautiful so...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/07/2006

Port25 : In Case You Missed It...

Testing with blogjet

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/18/2006

Web Client for Team Foundation Server from TeamPlain now available

Teamplain has just released the official 1.0 version of TeamPlain Web Access; you can get a trial...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/07/2006

Web Projects and Team Foundation version control

In Visual Studio 2005, web projects no longer have explicit project files. The only Visual Studio...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/29/2006

How much does Team Foundation Server cost?

I wanted to add something to my last post about RTM dates and what not – Team Foundation...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/22/2006

Project Coelacanth

I followed the walk through, more or less and created a .NET Winforms control that is hosted in IE....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/22/2006

Maybe time to dust off an old idea?

I was at SD West last week and a gentleman asked me whether it was possible to host a .NET control...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/21/2006

Backing up Team Foundation Server databases 101

I spent a little while poking through SQL Server Management Studio to figure out to backup my Team...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/20/2006

Team Foundation Server RTM's!

Team Foundation Server is done and posted on MSDN as of yesterday morning! It has been a great...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/18/2006

Instructions - Moving work items between Team Projects

Hello, I thought I would post some instructions for trying out my little work item moving utility....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/21/2005

Moving work items between Team Projects

I've been writing a small utility for moving work items between Team Projects. I just got it into a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/20/2005

Ahh, back from a long set of travels ...

Hello, I'm back (finally!) from my launch travels! Since my last blog entry, I've pretty much been...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/20/2005

Quick post about Visual Studio Team System Web Testing

While I was in Europe, a customer asked me whether it was possible to extract the HTTP recording...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/06/2005

Workgroup authentication!

Apologies, I'm a bit of a feast-or-famine blogger [:)] I wanted to post to let you know that...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/06/2005

Rhymes with whiskey

Hello - Michael and I just got back from a VSTS tour through Europe this week. It was a very...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/06/2005

Team Foundation Server Beta 3 is out!!

Actually it was released yesterday :) I'm on the road visiting customers across Europe with one of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/22/2005

Possible version control issue ...

Hello, a quick post from PDC. I had the chance to install a Team Foundation Server Beta 3 candidate...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/15/2005

Great job J. Sawyer and company ...

One last post in my blogging frenzy today - J. Sawyer - one of the Developer Evangelists that I work...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/09/2005

Merging conflicts in Team Foundation Server Work Items

I'm working with a colleague in Europe who is trying to put together a Team Foundation Server proof...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/09/2005

New with the July CTP - Query Bound Lists in Excel

I wanted to blog about this because it is one of those features that is really useful in day-to-day...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/08/2005

Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Project Mappings

One of the ways that Visual Studio Team makes it easier for Project Managers to communicate with the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/08/2005

July CTP workarounds

The July CTP release of Visual Studio Team System is really a step foward from the Beta 2....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/24/2005

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