New lead for the Visual Studio team

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Jason Zander is moving from the .NET team to lead the Visual Studio team. This covers a lot of products: Mobile (VSD and NETCF) Phoenix C++, C#, VB, JavaScript DLR (including IronRuby and IronPython) Office Tools (VSTO/VSTA) the core VS IDE platform Popfly... Read more

Windows Server on Sun

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I never thought it would happen, even when Sun Microsystems started selling Intel based workstations and servers along with their SPARC based systems, but it has. By the end of the year, Sun will start selling its 64-bit x86-based servers with Windows Server preinstalled instead of Solaris. As part... Read more

TFS Adoption at Microsoft

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Brian Harry just released new statistics on Microsoft’s internal adoption of TFS as they passed some fairly major milestones this month. Apparently, the adoption continues to grow at a fairly rapid pace, and there are now 1,160 Team Projects in production with 1,023,088 work items across all of the... Read more

Parallel FX Library

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In the latest online edition of MSDN magazine, there are two articles describing some upcoming additions to the .NET Framework that will add support for parallel processing. These additions are part of what is called the Parallel FX Library, which is currently in development. A CTP should be released sometime... Read more

Add vs. AddRange

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It was recently pointed out to me that not many developers are familiar with the TreeNodeCollection.AddRange method and how it differs from the TreeNodeCollection.Add method. Even though I am focusing specifically on the methods available through the TreeNodeCollection, exposed by the TreeView.Nodes property, the concepts apply... Read more