The additive nature of the .NET Framework

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Also from Paul’s blog post and the .NET Framework Namespace poster is an excellent diagram that shows the relationship between the .NET Framework 3.5 release and the other versions of the Framework. This clearly shows the additive nature of both the .NET 3.0... Read more

.NET Framework 3.5 Namespace poster

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Now that .NET Framework 3.5 has been officially released, you can download a PDF of the commonly used types and namespaces. Be sure to check out Paul Andrew’s blog post for full details. Read more

Team System Widgets

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If you use Team System, Accentient has an excellent list of various Visual Studio Team System add-ins, add-ons, widgets, and extensibility solutions. This list is much more complete than the current Visual Studio Gallery, but it has also been around a lot longer. One benefit of the Visual... Read more

Source Code Branching

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Source code branching is easily one of the most complicated, misunderstood, and quite possibly abused concepts in source control. There are a multitude of different philosophies on how and when to branch code. Jeff Atwood provides an excellent and insightful look at the issues surrounding code branching by comparing... Read more

TFS Power Tools

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With the release of TFS 2008, Team Build is getting closer to providing the same features as CruiseControl.NET. To help remove some of the shortcomings of Team Build, Microsoft has released the Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Power Tools, which is a set of enhancements,... Read more