Wednesday, January 27, 2010

VS 2010 Beta 2 and TFS 2010 Beta 2 VPC image for download


Links to download Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 and Team Foundation Server® 2010 Beta 2 -

virtual image for Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1

virtual image for Windows Virtual PC format

virtual image for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

The virtual machine image in this download contains both Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 and Team Foundation Server 2010 Beta2 and the requisite trial software.

along with this you can also download Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit - January Release

Monday, January 25, 2010

Rangers shipped Visual Studio 2010 TFS Upgrade Guide

Team System Rangers ( or now Visual studio ALM rangers) deliver out of band solutions for missing features and guidance in the Team System suite of products.
This time rangers came up with Visual Studio 2010 TFS upgrade guide on CodePlex. This guide covers scenarios which may be encountered during and after the upgrade process. It provides examples of most common and potential issues. It covers scenarios related to general Upgrade Process, Work Item Templates, Reports, and Enterprise TFS Management (ETM). Although this guide refers to TFS 2008 scenarios, almost all the concepts apply also to TFS 2005.
This content was created with support from Microsoft Product Group, Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs) and technical specialists from technology communities around the globe.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

PUG Developer Summit 2010

PUG Developer Summit 2010 is an event for developers to gain and share knowledge on the cutting edge technologies. Along with the interesting interactive sessions, this time we are presenting some out of the box topics like Concept Visualization. You will get a chance to meet the industry gurus and explore the intricacies of working on Mobile Devices with SharePoint 2010. You will experience some of the coolest features of upcoming release of Silverlight 4 and WCF. . You will see how Visual Studio 2010 can give you a whole new development experience. So be there to feel the technology on…
16th January, 2010 9:00 am...

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Commercial Availability of Windows Azure Platform

Today Microsoft announced commercial availability of its Windows® Azure™ platform which include Windows Azure, SQL Azure and  Windows Azure platform AppFabric. In addition, Microsoft also announced  new pricing and availability for Windows Azure platform AppFabric.
If you are CTP user then starting today you can upgrade your Community Technology Preview (CTP) accounts of the Windows® Azure™ platform to paid commercial subscriptions. If you upgrade your CTP accounts during the month of January, 2010, all Windows Azure platform usage incurred during this month will be at no charge. You will also have full visibility during this month to your Windows Azure platform usage. Billing and SLAs for all commercial accounts will begin on February 1st, 2010.
Customers with CTP accounts must upgrade their accounts prior to February 1, 2010. New customers can start using the services by signing up for one of the paid subscription offers.
To get started, visit:
How to  upgrade your CTP accounts,