[#VS2012] HowTo: Disconnect from TFS (thanks Quick Launch!)

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Buenas,

the integration between Visual Studio and Team Foundation has greatly improved in DEV11 (VS2012 and TFS2012).The burden of elements is now done in the background, Team Explorer allows you to work so that you do not block other tasks (almost always), and well, is more friendly now.

However, after a long time (over 18 months) with the VS2012 IDE, just today me the need to disconnect me “by hand” of my instances of TFS: 3 servers, 10 TPs.

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The intuition led me to give all returns to the Team Explorer to search for the “Disconnect”, however it was not there. At the end the Quick Launch saved me, just type “make” and there was:

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Where should be the main IDE menu. In “Team / / Disconnect…”

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Curious Confundido

Bonus Tip: if you want to know more about Quick Launch, something I wrote here .

 

Saludos @ La Finca

El Bruno

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[#KINECTSDK] #Robosapien and #Kinect … finally here !!!

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Buenas,

Today it had intended writing about AZURE and ClickOnce, but I found this project really making that the year 2013 will become one of the best…

I said, speechless and with the code available at https://github.com/fatihboy/Robosapien

Source: http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/Kinect–Robosapien-Source-Cool?utm_source=feedly

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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[#TFS2012] Team Foundation Task Board Enhancer an awesome extension for Team Foundation that you must have!

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Buenas,

Who say that the MVPs are not a few cracks, is that I only know to my (and right!). Today I find that the great Tiago Pascoal (@tspascoal) has created an extension for Web Access Team Foundation Server 2012 which is a #MustHave. Basically complemta many of the features on the boards of TFS2012 that all we are asking. Here are some examples:

-Show the IDs of the defect on the boards. I no longer have to rely on the double click to see Id before doing a checkin.

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-Show blocked items with an image that identifies them (this is great!)

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-A geek, show the picture of the users rather than the names on the cards. We’re going that we here don’t win anything, but it is great!

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-Show the type and condition of a WorkItem in the board’s tasks. Only by this already worth using it. In this way, it is very easy to see if a GDP is for example, closed or in that State is.

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-Completing the previous one. collapse the requirements / closed PBIs. It makes no sense to see them and less open.

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And various other things. As I do not want to translate the entire page of Tiago, who sees better homepage and you’ll see the complete listing there.

By the way, I forgot to mention that it is FREE! (that always is appreciated)

HomePage: http://pascoal.net/task-board-enhancer/

 

Saludos @ La Finca

El Bruno

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[#VS2012] HowTo: Control Visual Studio 2012 with voice commands (like Iron Man 3!)

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Buenas,

If you ever wanted to set as Tony Stark, pulling lines and shouting commands at the same time, you can do . We see that friend Mads Kristensen has seen Iron Man 3 and did not want to lose the flip: has created an AddIn for Visual Studio 2012 that integrates with Visual Studio commands voice recognition capabilities.

For example, while we have our favorite IDE, we paste a couple of Spartan cries of the type:

  • Build
  • Format Document
  • Solution Explorer
  • New Project
  • Options

And the IDE will make us case!

Download: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/ce35c120-405a-435b-af2a-52ff24eb2c30  

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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[#ENTLIB] Enterprise Library 6 Wave 2 released

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Buenas,

a few days ago I mentioned the release of Enterprise Library 6 . Today updating me of what me looses during the weekend, I see that a new Wave (wave) related to EntLib has left a few days ago. Actually the core remains the same, but in this release we have some interesting things

  • a reference application that uses EntLib 6 (and EntLib5). I’m wary of these reference apps, the real world is much more complicated, but look there is to take a look.
  • new quickstarts for unity and semantic logging among others.

Let’s go is a boost for next great to have along with EntLib training material.

Source: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/agile/archive/2013/05/24/microsoft-enterprise-library-6-wave-2-release.aspx

 

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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[#VS2012] HowTo: use web #TFS2012 boards without leaving the IDE of Visual Studio 2012

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Buenas,

quick post while my family is waiting for me in the beach.

We’re going for parties, the great Ernesto (@fisica3) asked on twitter need there out of the IDE of Visual Studio 2012 to use the web interface? I you loose boomerang ending this post becoming a response mode

Using the IDE Navigator…

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It would be something like

1. Open the browser from the command “View / / Other Windows / / Web Browser” or use the shortcut CTRL + ALT + R

2 Surf our url for Team Foundation Server 2012

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3 Done!

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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[#KINECT] What’s new in the Kinect #XboxOne

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2 days ago that presented the new XBox One, and one of the things that most had us intrigued was that had the new KINECT.

If you’re not aware, I summarize what you at points that I consider to be the most important.

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Hardware

The new XBox One is more ugly than bite sand. And the new Kinect is not far behind. The good news is that behind the appearance of seedy gadget of a movie from the 80’s the new kinect has

  • More deep sensor resolution (but much more), detects if you are near enough to the buttons on a shirt
  • Much more resolution in the camera, we now have an HD Video Camera, 1080 p
  • Active IR, an active infrared sensor which allows to identify objects and people in environments with little or no luminosity (zero is ZERO, with the lights out)
  • They have not said anything engine and I think there is no more. Now with the wide angle that has the new Kinect needless move it up or down in order to focus on better

And now we are going with the features…

Skeleton Tracking

If we talk about the Skeleton tracking, kinect has moved from version 1.0 to version 2.0. They are now detected more Joints, can be detected in the same rotation, fingers, etc. are detected We’ll it’s awesome

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Force detector

Another interesting feature is the ability to analyze the forces acting on each Joint. The following image shows how to pass weight one foot to the other, it turns red to indicate an excess of force in the same (if che, sounds like a Jedi)

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Impact = Muscle + Force

Here is another good, analysing the acceleration of the body elements and crossing this information with the force that is applied in the same, it is possible to identify and see something like “impacts”. In the WIRED video journalist makes a… of the Street Figther which is to die of joy!

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Heart Rates

If if if it seems a bit of science fiction but now you can have access to information with the heartbeat of every user. Analyzing changes in the skin, you can estimate keystrokes per minute, etc. I guess clinical applications with this front :D

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Expression platform

Advanced facial recognition

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Several

Autologon using facial recognition

Detection of up to 6 players

and much more!

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By the way, this information is published. You can see in the following video of the cracks of WIRED that has happened to me the Edu.

Source: http://video.wired.com/watch/new-xbox-kinect-exclusive-wired-video-398878

Saludos @ La Finca

El Bruno

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[#EVENT] Materials of the event of working AGILE with #VS2012 and #TFS2012

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after passing incredible 60 minutes with MSDN Latam people talking about how it is possible to work with Visual Studio 2012 and Team Foundation Server 2012, my turn comply with promised: share the presentation, some links, etc.

Definition of DONE

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/willy-peter_schaub/archive/2013/03/21/definition-of-done-and-knowing-when-it-is-safe-to-sleep-peacefully.aspx
Something essential that must be clear from day one.

Books

TFS WebCast Express

https://elbruno.com/2013/03/11/event-msdn-latam-webcast-msdn-todos-a-bordo-del-team-foundation-server-express/
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?culture=es-AR & EventID = 1032547149 & CountryCode = AR

Planning Poker Online

http://www.planningpoker.com/
It is free and they can work in a distributed without any problem.

And finally the presentation

Saludos @ La Finca

El Bruno

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[#EVENT] WebCast on #AGILE with Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2012 #VS2012 #ALM

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Buenas,

after a couple of days of oscurismo, finally I can remove the desire to and comment as we work Agile with Visual Studio 2012 and Team Foundation Server 2012. MSDN Latam friends have given me a space of 60 minutes for comment as it is possible to carry out a team using the tools of Visual Studio Alm (as always many thanks!)

60 Minutes is a little time, I will try to go through the basic themes

  • Organization of work
  • work planning
  • execution of the work
  • change management

To what you now see it clearer, isn’t it?

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Registration: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032551090&Culture=en-AR&community=0

Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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[#ALM] Do you ever wondered why we do use methodologies? (and again PAIN is the solution)

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Buenas,

care that you I will not go into whether AGILE, SCRUM or the death of the Waterfall model. Today I’m going to something more basic:

We do use methodologies during the software development process?

Do not you like the phrase? then to see if this you think more appropriate

Is why recommended to implement good practices during the software development process?

Do you still like it? I play with the last

You do make software and work in mode Ninja, following only your instinct and reacting to changes as they arise: as… die between terrible suffering!!

I hope that after this introduction has been able to explain the concept: call them methodologies, good practices or in some other way; everyone follows a set of rules when developing software. The initial question is why we do this, and the answer is more than obvious

To reduce the risk in our projects

or if you like more

To have more predictive results that work

It seems simple no? For you to know that more than 50 years have passed since one realized this and formalized it. First created the processes, which were responsible for defining the way in which it should work. The good thing about the processes is that they were 100% measurable. It was very easy to say that as we have defined it to this task on these bases, then it should take 6 months. If everyone respected those processes because the results were highly predictable.

But of course, people are quite unpredictable beings; and both from the side of the customer and the programmers were constantly changes. That is why, a couple of cracks came together and created the manifesto agile; people on processes, response to the change tracking, etc. We are going that you know already…

And again, behind all this had one more than simple reason: to be able to predict the results and be consistent with what a person or a team can do. So now you know, if you ever ask yourself why a team works with a set of rules, a methodology, best practices or the name of fashion, as it is likely to be to improve the output of the team and to be more predictable (among other things)

Clarification: care! that that doesn’t mean that a team working under these premises that do not serve absolutely anything, those cases already know how to fix it: pain!

And close one of Dilbert gift

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Saludos @ Home

El Bruno

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