In MEA ALM Community we are also celebrating Visual Studio 2012 launch too by launching HandsOnVisualStudio.com to experience, learn & practice Visual Studio 2012 via guided, multi-lingual and real-life labs
In this amazing site, we have made videos for the all 20 Hands on Labs for the Visual Studio 2012
Hope you enjoy them all
I have made a post on MEA ALM Community Blog, showing some of the changed and added new features done in TFS 2012 from project management prospective, the new TFS web access and how it gives a high- level overview of the current iteration, also sprint planning and how it’s easy to adjust it by changing any the information of any task. Also showing task board where you can see the tasks by state and move the tasks from state to state visually.
To read the whole post click here
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Eric Ligman has shared 2 great posts about a lot of free ebooks to download
Here are some books’ titles:
- Moving to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
- Programming Windows 8 Apps
- Programming Windows Phone 7
- Office 365 – Connect and Collaborate virtually anywhere, anytime
- Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012
- Introducing Windows Server 2012
- Understanding Microsoft Virtualization R2 Solutions
Here are the 2 posts , it contains more than 60 free books (first post, second post)
Also there is an E-Book Gallery for Microsoft Technologies where you can find more
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Somasegar (corporate vice president of the Developer Division at Microsoft) and Jason Zandar (Corporate Vice President for the Visual Studio team in the Developer Division at Microsoft) announced on their blogs that VS 2012 will be officially released on September 12th, mark your calendars and visit http://visualstudiolaunch.com for more details.
There are more good news for MSDN subscribers, VS2012 will be available to download on August 15th
Today Windows 8 released to manufacturing (RTM) has been announced
Here are the available dates for WINDOWS 8 RTM
- August 15th: Developers will be able to download the final version of Windows 8 via your MSDN subscriptions.
- August 15th: IT professionals testing Windows 8 in organizations will be able to access the final version of Windows 8 through your TechNet subscriptions.
- August 16th: Customers with existing Microsoft Software Assurancefor Windows will be able to download Windows 8 Enterprise edition through the Volume License Service Center (VLSC), allowing you to test, pilot and begin adopting Windows 8 Enterprise within your organization.
- August 16th:Microsoft Partner Network members will have access to Windows 8.
- August 20th:Microsoft Action Pack Providers (MAPS) receive access to Windows 8.
- September 1st: Volume License customers without Software Assurance will be able to purchase Windows 8 through Microsoft Volume License Resellers.
Bob Tabor has made 21 video that will teach you the fundamentals of HTML5 & CSS3
Click here to watch the whole series on Channel 9
Brian Keller have been working on 2 amazing books for ALM and TFS 2012
click on images to get the books
Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2012 covers the full breadth of ALM capabilities available in Visual Studio 2012, Team Foundation Server 2012, and related technologies
Professional Team Foundation Server 2012 dives deeper into Team Foundation Server 2012 and is intended for anybody who needs to install, administer, or perform advanced configuration tasks with Team Foundation Server 2012
For more info you can read the whole article here
Steven Sinofsky (President of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft) announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that customers will be able to get Windows 8 starting on October 26th 2012