MSDN Webcast: geekSpeak: Migrating to Team Foundation Server from Visual SourceSafe (Level 200)
MSDN Webcast: geekSpeak: Migrating to Team Foundation Server from Visual SourceSafe (Level 200)
Event ID: 1032438526
Language(s): English.
Product(s): Microsoft Visual Studio.
Audience(s): Pro Dev/Programmer.
There has not been a better time to migrate to the newest Microsoft source control offering, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server, because Microsoft Visual SourceSafe support is ending soon and Team Foundation Server will be part of Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscriptions in 2010.  

In this geekSpeak, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Ed Blankenship discusses migrating source code from Visual SourceSafe, including the history. Ed discusses specific version-control features to help you become more productive like branching and merging visualization, annotate, shelving, and gated check-in. This geekSpeak is hosted by 
Glen Gordon and Brian Hitney. The geekSpeak webcast series brings you industry experts in a "talk-radio" format hosted by developer evangelists from Microsoft. To ask a question in advance of the live webcast or for post-show resources be sure to visit the geekSpeak blog.

Presenter: Ed Blankenship, Development Process Consultant, Notion Solutions

Ed Blakenship is a development process consultant with Notion Solutions. His expertise is in Microsoft Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server (TFS), and he has been awarded as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Visual Studio Team System. As a development process consultant, he assists organizations with improving their development lifecycle by suggesting improvements to their processes and implementing Application Lifecycle Management tools to assist with that improvement. Ed was previously the release engineering manager at Infragistics where he led a multi-year TFS and Team System implementation to improve the development process lifecycle. Ed has been a technical editor for the Wrox Microsoft Silverlight 1.0, Silverlight 2 Developer's Guide, Silverlight 3 Programmer's Reference, and Silverlight 2 Bible books, author of numerous articles, and has spoken at various user groups, events, radio shows, and conferences.

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