Multi-Targeting in Visual Studio 2010

We thought that we had it good in Visual Studio 2008, being able to target .NET 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5, but in reality they were all running on the .NET […]

Microsoft Document Explorer 2008 on Window 7

This was my second attempt at installing Visual Studio 2008 on Windows 7 and I ran into a little problem. It failed when trying to install the Microsoft Document Explorer […]

Learning more about Visual Studio 2008

Well, that’s me well and truly back from my holidays, a nice relaxing couple of weeks spent at home with my family. As a kind of New Years present, Microsoft […]

Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR Installation

First, download the new Data Dude. Download page http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=bb3ad767-5f69-4db9-b1c9-8f55759846ed&displaylang=en Setup http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/a/e/0ae1153a-8798-474a-93e6-d19299f37c8b/setup.exe Read Me http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/a/e/0ae1153a-8798-474a-93e6-d19299f37c8b/Readme.mht Documentation: http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/a/e/0ae1153a-8798-474a-93e6-d19299f37c8b/Documentation.zip Once you get it going the install is pretty easy. Things to watch out […]

Visual Studio 2008 and the GDR CTP16

Well we have been having a few problems with the GDR. Essentially when we import our database it complains about dependencies. We have many stored procedures that call stored procedures […]

If you had a choice!

I would be interested to find out what platform you .NET developers prefer to use as your main Visual Studio 2008 box? ¬† XP XP 64 Vista Vista 64 Server […]

Problems with Team Explorer after installed Visual Studio 2008 SP1 RTM

¬† I received the following error box after installing VS2008 SP1 RTM: ¬† Team Foundation Error Could not load type ‚ÄėMicrosoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Controls.ItemsUpdatedExternallyEventArgs‚Äô from assembly ‚ÄėMicrosoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Controls, Version=9.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f57f11d50a3a This stopped me […]

Updating to Visual Studio 2008 SP1

If you have Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta installed make sure that you run the Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack Preparation Tool prior to the installation, Microsoft were trying to […]