TECHED: Why Visual Studio Team System 2008?


Always entertaining, and sometimes even informative :-), Adam Cogan walked us through Visual Studio’s history, and then looked at the future of the Team editions of the product.

Many of the benefits are already shipped (in part at least) via the recently released Power Tools for TFS. Team Foundation Server incorporates and builds on these.

A few warrant special mention, and effectively answer the question of WHY?

  • New policy pack features allow easy checking of file types, directory locations and other filtering
  • The revamped editor makes customization of process templates much easier

Adam is the only speaker I know who can run 30 minutes overtime and still have the room packed…


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By Craig Bailey