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Mike Azocar So long and thanks for all the Fish! December 2006 Entries
Vista makes screen captures easy!
If you have ever needed to create a document and include a screen shot (like a blog post for example...), you know that Windows does notáprovide aágood way to do this.á Vista solves this by providing a new tool called the Snipping Tool.á Located under the Accessories menu, you can use the Snipping Tool to capture all or part of the screen.á This is much better than ALT + PrtScn and then opening Paint (no offense to you Paint bigots out there). Happy Coding!

Posted On Thursday, December 28, 2006 4:12 PM

Cool Vista Networking Feature
I setup a new wireless network at home as Santa saw fit to bring me a new wireless router from Christmas.á In the process of setting it up, I stumbled across a very cool feature of Vista networking.á If you open the Network menu option from the Start menu you will see something like this. If you right click on the Residential Gateway icon you will see a menu option called "View device webpage."á Selecting this will take you to the admin site for your router.á Not a ground shaking feature to be sure, ......

Posted On Thursday, December 28, 2006 4:12 PM

Common Projects with TFS Version Control
Sorry that I have not blogged in a while.á I have been working on the VSTS TS Certification and it has taken all of my extra time! If you have a common library that is used in more than one project you may be wondering about the best way to set this up in TFS.á This is more of an urgent issue if you are using Team Foundation Build.ááThe issue comes when you have a common projectáthat may be in either another Team Project or at a level in TFS Version Control that is not relative to the project that ......

Posted On Friday, December 22, 2006 8:12 PM

Demystifying Team Build Part 2
This is the second part of the Team Foundation Build series that I started back in October.á One of the important things to understand about Team Build is the build process.á As I outlined in the first part of this series, Team Build is nothing more than a set of custom tasks for MS Build.á The custom tasks are called from a set of custom targets that are organized to complete the build.? Here are the targets and the order in which they are called: CheckSettingsForEndToEndIte... EndToEndIteration ......

Posted On Friday, December 22, 2006 8:12 PM

VSTS TFS MSSCCI Provider 1.2
Microsoft has release an updated version of the MSSCCI provider for a variety of legacy applications. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=87E1FFBD-A484-4C3A-8776-D560AB1E6198&displaylang=en Happy Coding!

Posted On Friday, December 22, 2006 8:12 PM

VSTS SP1
My buddy ET has a good post on installing SP1 for VSTS.? http://www.geekswithblogs.net/etiennetremblay Happing Coding!!

Posted On Friday, December 22, 2006 8:12 PM

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