“Agile Software Engineering with Visual Studio – from Concept to Continuous Feedback” is a new book that provides a deep-dive into the Visual Studio-TFS features, that can help Agile teams manage their application lifecycle better. It is written by Sam Guckenheimer (Product Owner, Visual Studio Strategy at Microsoft) and Neno Loje (Independent ALM Consultant and TFS specialist).
In this article Yiyi Sun, creator of the Git Source Control Provider for Visual Studio, introduces developers to creating extensions for Visual Studio 2010. Also included is information on publishing an extension via Microsoft’s Visual Studio Gallery.
Sharing data among applications in a complex corporate IT environment is unfortunately often reduced to sharing a common database or in some cases a cube. .NET 4.0 introduces a lot of industrialization tools that make the idea of an application independent SOA data repository reachable. This article explores some of those tools, and how they help make SOA data services flexible and non-intrusive.