Visual Studio & TFS for US Public Sector

What? Product, licensing, technical and training information. Audience = US Public Sector (Federal, State & Local, EDU)

Release Management (RM) for Visual Studio 2013–Work around for running Multiple Clients

One of the things that we added with TFS 2013 was support for release management.  Release...

Author: Brian Jordan Date: 05/30/2014

Load Testing SharePoint 2013–Part 1

Welcome everyone. I’m Brian Jordan and I am the Developer Technology Specialist covering US Public...

Author: Brian Jordan Date: 05/16/2014

License the new TFS 2012 Agile Planning Boards

Team Foundation Server 2012 introduces a number of new features. One highlight is the redesigned Web...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 09/06/2012

Understand TFS Licensing

Team Foundation Server (TFS) is an excellent code version control tool AND the hub of...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 05/14/2012

Unlimited Dev & Test Enviroments with MSDN Subscriptions

MSDN Subscriptions are purchased as an add-on to Visual Studio Professional, Premium or Ultimate....

Author: AliasAlias Date: 04/18/2012

Upcoming Webcasts for the new GovDev for TFS Accelerator

If you're interested in learning more about the new open-source GovDev for TFS Accelerator, please...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 03/05/2012

Introducing GovDev for TFS - Enable Agile in a Waterfall World

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 is the collaboration platform at the core of...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 03/02/2012

Top Reasons to Keep your 2010 Visual Studio Upgrade

All of the scheduled Webcasts have been completed. For a full list of upcoming Webcasts and...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 10/08/2010

What is an MSDN Subscription... Really?

An MSDN Subscription often is the source of confusion for both IT Professionals and IT Purchasing...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 08/25/2010

On-Demand Webcast Library

For the best On-Demand Webcasts and other resources, we've compiled this MEGA collection: Videos:...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 06/08/2010

Licensing Overview for Visual Studio 2010

Licensing for Visual Studio and its family of products can be somewhat confusing. This post should...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 06/08/2010

Understand the “MSDN on GSA” Expiration Issue

Often times our customers who purchase MSDN Subscriptions from GSA schedules may be confused about...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 02/08/2010

The Transition to Visual Studio 2010

In April 2010, we launched Visual Studio 2010. As part of the launch we consolidated the number of...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 11/17/2009

Migrating Code from Visual Basic 6 to .NET

Migrating Code from Visual Basic 6 to .NETMike Gresley Still have your production code on VB6, eh? I...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 10/09/2009

Movin' On Up: Migrating from Legacy Microsoft Developer Tools to the Current Platform

So, you've seen some or all of the latest-and-greatest Microsoft development tools, and you're...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 10/08/2009

What is Visual Studio Team System?

Visual Studio Team System is an umbrella term that essentially represents 6 products for SDLC teams....

Author: AliasAlias Date: 04/28/2009

What's new VSTS 2010

Project Rosario is now officially called VSTS 2010. This is huge release with big investments in VS...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 04/28/2009

Purchase VS/MSDN on a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement

Like all Microsoft products, you can purchase products on a Software + Software Assurance. Software...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 04/28/2009

Purchase VS/MSDN via GSA

Like all Microsoft products, you can purchase products on a Software + Software Assurance. Software...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 04/28/2009

Visual Studio MSDN Licensing Tutorial

Here's an informal tutorial to help you understand how Visual Studio and MSDN licensing works. For...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 12/01/2008

MSDN Subscriptions Tutorial

Please check the MSDN website http://msdn.microsoft.com for the latest information. What is MSDN?...

Author: AliasAlias Date: 09/05/2007