Hello! Pair Programming is very cool, and at some point you start to get addicted to this practice, kind of a 12-step program. In an early stage, it is usually difficult to have a with a good pace of work. However, in the next phase, the team start to realize that something like “this is amazing”; and from now on, the team…… Continue reading [#ALM] #PairProgramming in transmitter / receiver
Good I use a lot OneNote. I’ve been using to store notes, ideas, blueprints, etc. all in OneNote. A nice evolution happened a couple of years ago, when we could also have a “portable” version of OneNote, I mean Windows Phone and Tablets with Windows 8, at this moment the number of pages increased considerably. The search engine of OneNote…… Continue reading [#ONENOTE] #OneCalendar gives you a calendar view of your note (#Onetastic dudes are great !!!)
Hello! Do you remember Skype Translator? This amazing extension included in Skype that allows real time translations for people in a conversation where they can “talk” using different languages. Probably the best to explain it is to see a video The idea is great, I’m also close to this idea because we did something similar in Lync long…… Continue reading [#SKYPE] HowTo: try Skype Translator? Link, register and go!
Hello! About to leave for Berlin, I find that a task that for years took almost a day is now completed in minutes… thanks to SSDs discs my fast and Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0 We also have a bonus which is the ability to convert VMWare images to images of Hyper-V. Is fun this…… Continue reading [#WINDOWS] HowTo: Create a virtual machine from a existing SO; check Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0
Hello! I’ve done an upgrade in my old Windows 8 Enterprise to Windows 10 Technical Preview. After this I get the annoying message asking me to activate Windows license. For me, everything should be allright, however the Product Key in my SO is my Windows 8’s one, so it is impossible to activate it in Windows 10. The funny thing is…… Continue reading [#WINDOWS10] HowTo: Add a Product Key in the trial of 10 windows
Hello!!! Quick weekend post: everyone can try the version for Early Adopters of ReSharper 9, it is downloaded from their nightly builds, and today the more stable available is from October 21. In addition, interesting novelty is the possibility to use it and test it in Visual Studio. Best regards /El Bruno Download: http://confluence.jetbrains.com/display/ReSharper/ReSharper+9.0+EAP
Hello! great day for Kinect Developers. First the SDK to version 2.0 has been released in mode “release”. So no more excuses to not create apps for Windows 8.1 (and 10), now they are fully supported, the SDK is stable and there is no excuse 😉 Another interesting topic, now we have a special adapter (US$ S49.99)…… Continue reading [#KINECTSDK] Kinect for Windows SDK V2 Final Release, adapter for Kinect of XBoxOne and a couple of very cool apps
Hello! Every year the suite of Visual Studio ALM improves in every aspect, today recognition is dedicated to the testing stuff. The current version included in Visual Studio 2013 and 2013 Team Foundation Server is a big improvement over the 1st versions and also has improved in key areas such as reporting, adaptation to changes and…… Continue reading [#TFS] Microsoft Leader in Gartner magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites
Hello! more than one year ago, I wrote a post where I mentioned how to modify the default configuration in TFS2012 to use the WI type Bug on a Kanban board. Eventually TFS 2013 was available and I’ve to update the story with a little tweak, when you upgrade a TP deom 2012 the changes were lost on…… Continue reading [#TFS2013] TFS 2013 Update 4 Release Candidate, #Bugs in the #Kanban board and suggestions for Visual Studio ALM for free
Hello! Once in a while I get some mail, DM or similar where ask me some training materials for Visual Studio Alm MSDN is the primary resource, although clear, somewhat more guided always is appreciated. Here comes into play Microsoft Virtual Academy, an excellent site of virtual training. There are several courses that may be…… Continue reading [#ALM] Microsoft Virtual Academy + Visual Studio ALM Training = true!