This is a different kind of video for Channel 9.
Two weeks ago Robert Scoble, one of the five guys who works on Channel 9, held a geek dinner. He holds those regularly at a food court near Microsoft -- this one was held in honor of security expert Dana Epp, who was in Seattle to attend a conference. At the
geek dinner, a discussion -- er, it was really almost a fight -- started between two members of the
Visual Studio 2005 Team System,
Tom Arnold and
and several other attendees at the dinner.
Tom and Jason smoothed things over and invited the entire crowd back over to campus to get a demo of the Visual Studio Team System. They ended up staying until almost midnight.
We've split the video up into four pieces. The whole thing is two-hours long. Here's the first piece. Let us know if you enjoy this. If so, we'll do more longer presentations like this.
Oh, several bloggers wrote about the event. Here's some of their blog reports on the dinner and the meeting (you'll see these guys in the video too -- they hadn't seen VSTS before, and their questions are answered):
Don Alvarez (we couldn't find a blog from him)
Todd Bishop (he writes Seattle PI's
Starting around the table on the left is Randy Holloway, Dana Epp, Todd Bishop, Steve Maine, and Don Alvarez.
Also at the dinner was Anita Rowland
(among others). Here's
. If you're ever in the Seattle area, let us know and we'll throw you a dinner. Maybe you'll even get to see something cool demoed like this.
Update: Part II is here.