NDepend 2.2

A few months ago, I wrote about Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition and FxCop Integration and also the upcoming Visual Studio Code Metrics that will be available in the Visual Studio “Orcas” release. These are both great tools, but one is really only available if you purchase one of the... [Read More]

CI Factory Beta 5 (Build

Beta 5 (build for CI Factory is now available. For a full description of what’s in this release, check out the release notes. The big news for this release is that Vault package is ready for use and that NCover support has been updated to support NCover 1.5.8.... [Read More]

Microsoft to Acquire aQuantive, Inc.

Microsoft has just announced (Wall Street Select announcement) that they are acquiring aQuantive for $6 billion, double the price Google paid for DoubleClick earlier this month. This is the largest acquisition in Microsoft’s history, and will allow Microsoft to create the next generation of advertising platforms. When asked... [Read More]

IronPython Running on Mono

When Microsoft announced the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR) at MIX07, it was an interesting concept. Now, thanks to some very hard work by some of the talented people on the Mono project, it only took 16 days to get Microsoft’s IronPython running with DLR on Mono. This means that IronPython can... [Read More]

Tech·Ed for Novices

Microsoft has created a Tips for the “Newbie” page designed to give first time Tech·Ed attendees a fighting chance of finding their way around. It does a decent job letting the first timer know about what Tech·Ed has to offer, but I don’t think it goes nearly far enough.... [Read More]