Visual Studio: TFS or SVN?

You may have heard of the TFS MVP fiasco being talked about over the past couple of days. Aside from demonstrating how not to disagree with comments on your blog, it raised a favourite old question for .NET developers using Visual Studio: which is better — Team Foundation Server or Subversion? Functionally, I find both …

SP1 for Visual Studio 2008, .NET 3.5 and TFS 2008

Microsoft have released the following service packs this morning: Visual Studio 2008 SP1: download bootstrapper (536KB) or redistributable (831MB) .NET Framework 3.5 SP1: download bootstrapper (2.8MB) or redistributable (231MB) Team Foundation Server 2008 SP1: download redistributable (133MB) Note that if you have previously installed hotfixes for Visual Studio 2008, you must run the Hotfix Cleanup …

Visual Studio 2008 Code Metrics

Today, the Geekzone Visual Studio 2008 blog published an article I wrote about the new Code Metrics feature in team editions of Visual Studio 2008. The article explains the feature and its terminology, and gives examples on how using code metrics can save you time and money during the development process. You can read the …