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D. Omar Villarreal January 2009 Entries
Trying out MS Tag
I hope it takes off. I really want a way to use my phone to scan items barcodes (in today's lingo). Woohoo!! It worked! The above tag points to my TSRocks blog. I just scanned it with my phone after I pasted it in this article using Live Writer and my mobile IE went to my blog. Check out MS Tag ......

Posted On Thursday, January 29, 2009 2:39 AM

MDC Dallas Pictures

Thanks to Giovanni Gallucci for taking and posting the pictures:

Posted On Thursday, January 29, 2009 2:39 AM

VSTS 2010 VPC info from my Dallas MSDN Developers Conference (MDC) talk on VSTS2010
Several people were asking me at the end of my session how they could start evaluating VSTS 2010 and I promised to post the information here, so here it is... I created a couple of links for the people that wanted to write it down while they were there: ( - and - ( ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 28, 2009 12:57 PM

Dallas VSTS UG Meeting on 1/21/09: VSTS 2010 Features Part 2 - Chris Tullier
Join us next Wednesday evening, January 21 @ 18:00, for a presentation by Chris Tullier. Chris will be going over the new features coming in VSTS 2010 with an emphasis on the architecture, developer, and reporting capabilities. If you weren't able to make it to PDC this year and you have yet to check out the presentation videos on Channel 9 you will want to be at this meeting! Dallas VSTS Users Group. RSVP for the meeting here ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 14, 2009 10:13 AM

Upgrading TFS from 2005 to 2008 SP1
I recently did an upgrade on a scenario that for whatever reason I had not faced before. It was a dual-server TFS 2005 installation and the server had Visual Studio 2005 and Team Explorer 2005 installed as well as WSS 2.0. If you are trying to upgrade a server like this one, here are some recommendations: Uninstall Team Explorer. Well, that's what I did but it may not be necessary, read on for details... the installation guide states that if you are installing 2008 SP1 on a server that also has Team ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 14, 2009 9:42 AM

New VSTS and TFS 2008 Trial VPCs
If you have been using any of the two Team System trial VPCs that were released months ago you are probably aware that they are about to expire. Common knowledge was that there were not going to be new trial VPCs available right away and that we would be a couple of weeks without a trial VPC. But it turns out new replacement VPCs were created and released just a couple of days ago. You will find, just like before, a VPC with TFS only and one with TFS and Team Suite but this time they include SP1 ......

Posted On Friday, January 2, 2009 10:57 AM

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