I don’t have to remind everyone that we’re in the middle of a world-wide economic downturn. When the economy is good, it is hard enough to convince your client to re-build an application from scratch. When the economy is bad, it is close to impossible. As
developers, we’re going to see more push…
All software development projects should use a version control system (VCS) for tracking and coordinating changes to code files and other project artifacts. The size of the project team doesn't matter as even a single developer benefits from using version
control. If you are…
Creating an Automated Build Script
In creating a build script, we want to automate common tasks for building the project source code as much as possible. Whether you know it or not, you are already using build scripts. When you create a new project, Visual Studio creates a build script for
Hey folks, I thought I'd take a moment to update you on what the dev team has been working on recently, including spell checking in the editor, a slick way to insert code snippets and some already deployed features that you may or may not have noticed.
We asked nicely and were given the code…
In this interview Mary Lee, a programming writer on the Visual Studio User Education team, describes the topic
Walkthrough: Deploying Multiple Office Solutions in a Single ClickOnce Installer and demonstrates how you can deploy multiple Office solutions in a single
package to simplify the…
This video demonstrates some of the tasks described in Walkthrough: Creating Your First F# Program with Visual Studio.
I show you how to declare simple variables, write and test functions, and create tuples and lists.
Visual Studio User Education
In this video Jon White, a CRM Technology Specialist with
Microsoft Dynamics CRM talks to us about Cloud Computing, Azure, Dynamics CRM and what it really means for anyone working with Microsoft Dynamics products
John O'Donnell Microsoft Dynamics ISV Architect Evangelist
previously written about the
UNPLUGGED road trip that
Mike, Nathan and I have been on.
I also mentioned that I would be making a screen cast and sharing the source code from the Silverlight 3 Line of Business demo that I delivered. The demo that I presented was based on
Scott Hanselman did an interesting session at MIX09 called "File|New -> Company", where he essentially started with a blank screen, and using Visual Studio, ASP.NET, Ajax, and Model View Controller he created an entire website called "NerdDinner.com",
which is a social…
For Microsoft, 1992 is about partnership. Intel and Microsoft introduce a new specification (in beta form) called DV MCI (the digital video command set of MCI), that expands the Media Control Interface
(MCI) for the Microsoft® Windows® graphical environment to work with current and future forms…