Scrum for Team Foundation Server 2010

I will be presenting a session on “Scrum for TFS2010” not once, but twice! If you are going to be at the Aberdeen Partner Group meeting on 27th April, or DDD Scotland on 8th May then you may be able to catch my session. Credit: I want to give special thanks to Aaron Bjork from […]

Who broke the build?

I recently sent round a list of broken builds at SSW and asked for them to be fixed or deleted if they are not being used. My colleague Peter came back with a couple of questions which I love as it tells me that at least one person reads my email I think first we […]

Solution: Getting Silverlight to build on Team Foundation Build Services 2010

This is SSW’s first time using Team Build 2010 to automatically create a Silverlight application. In the past the guys have used Cruse Control, but we want to move to a pure TFS 2010 solution. When one of our developers (Allan) added a Silverlight 3 project to the Solution our build server spat it out. […]

Upgrading from TFS 2010 Beta 2 to TFS 2010 RC done

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 RC was released yesterday on MSDN. I am happy to report that today we successfully completed upgrading our production TFS 2010 Beta 2 server, to the new TFS 2010 RC. wow. Updated: 11th February 2010– Added link to Brian Harry’s post Updated: 12th February 2010 – Adam Cogan was not clear […]

Solution – SEO permanent redirects for old URL’s?

From time to time, your website structure may change. When this happens, you do not want to have to start from scratch with your Google rankings, so you need to map all of your Old URLs to new ones. This may seem like a trivial thing, but it is essential to keep your current rankings, […]

Investigation – SEO permanent redirects for old URL’s?

On the project I am currently working on we want to change the nasty to a nice friendly URL on the website. This is pretty easy and can result in nice URL’s like See Also – Solution – SEO permanent redirects for old URL’s? Updated #1 January 5th, 2010: – As suggested by […]

Developing for SharePoint on your local computer

If you are wanting to developer solutions for SharePoint in Visual Studio 2008 then you need a couple of things to get started: You will need to install VSeWSS 1.1. Then follow the instructions on Martin Vollmer`s Blog  in his post on getting it installed without Sharepoint. And to get workflow working you […]

Setting up SharePoint for the Enterprise

I currently have the task of setting up SharePoint Portal for my company. But here is the kicker, they have users in almost every country in the world, so how to structure the deployment. I knew roughly how to do this, but a post by Jose Barreto entitled “The Legend of the Single, Multi-Terabyte, Replicating […]

Kerberos and SharePoint 2007

If you want to use Kerberos authentication and not NTLM with SharePoint then there are some extra tasks that you need to get someone with Domain Admin privileges to perform. For EVERY dns / port combination a SPN needs to be added to Active Directory to tell it that it  is allowed to use Kerberos […]

Festive holiday studying

I am sorry to tell you all that I am now (as of Friday past) off for the holiday period. With a little luck and some saved holidays I will not be back in the office until the 3rd January 2008 🙂 I will be in the office for damage control on the 31st, but […]