2024  16

June  2

Why are my Azure DevOps Pipeline cache hits missing

June 5, 2024 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Still time to register for the Global DevOps Experience

June 3, 2024 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

May  5

Azure DevOps pipeline jobs failing to start

May 29, 2024 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Failing client connections with SQL OPENJSON Incorrect Syntax error after upgrading Identity Server 6 to 7

May 29, 2024 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for SonarQube recoverable indexing failures error

May 16, 2024 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Announcing a Global DevOps Experience venue at Black Marble

May 13, 2024 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Building Reporting Service .RPTProj files in Visual Studio 2022 from the command line

May 3, 2024 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

April  1

Creating an undo PowerShell Script for batch updates of Azure DevOps Work Items

April 16, 2024 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

March  5

Personal Access Tokens (PATs) are not your friends

March 22, 2024 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

It is really time to get off Azure DevOps TFVC source control

March 21, 2024 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Don’t forget to commit your configuration file

March 20, 2024 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Parsing error with Azure Bicep files in SonarQube

March 19, 2024 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

GitHub Events not being triggered for auto-merged Dependabot PRs

March 18, 2024 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

February  3

Site fails to render when updating Hugo version

February 16, 2024 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Getting a BadGateway error when trying to create Azure DevOps Work items using Power Automated

February 13, 2024 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

I can’t get git.exe installed on my corporate PC

February 2, 2024 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

2023  23

December  2

Change in Edge/Chromium profile settings broke my Azure Entra ID SSO

December 21, 2023 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Caching NVD Vulnerability Dependency data on hosted Azure DevOps Pipeline agents

December 6, 2023 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

October  2

New problem when generating build agents using Packer

October 19, 2023 · 7 min · Richard Fennell

Practical DevOps in the Enterprise - Event & Whitepaper

October 8, 2023 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

September  1

SonarQube Docker Container will not start

September 27, 2023 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

August  3

Setting Azure DevOps Agent Pool Descriptions via the Azure DevOps API

August 24, 2023 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Setting up Snipe IT on Azure using Docker

August 9, 2023 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

SonarCloud Azure DevOps PR Analysis fails with a 404 error

August 3, 2023 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

July  3

Fix for metadata generation failed exit code: 2147450750 loading wrong version of DLLs when building Azure Functions

July 19, 2023 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Update on sending social media posts from Hugo based static site

July 13, 2023 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How to run your own maintenance job on Azure DevOps pipelines

July 12, 2023 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

April  4

Bit rot is killing my pipelines

April 26, 2023 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Moving my Azure DevOps Pipeline generated social posts to Azure Logic Apps

April 25, 2023 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

A more secure alternative to PAT tokens for accessing Azure DevOps Programmatically

April 21, 2023 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Downloading NuGet packages with ‘System.Net.WebClient’ from an Azure DevOps Artifact feed

April 1, 2023 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

March  2

Pinning specific Azure DevOps task versions

March 8, 2023 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting x86 .NET 3.x tests running on the latest Azure Devops hosted agents

March 6, 2023 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

February  2

Getting “cannot find path” error using Install-Package

February 27, 2023 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

What happens when you link an Azure DevOps Variable Group to an Azure Key Vault?

February 13, 2023 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

January  4

Handling return values from Azure Functions in Hugo static website

January 20, 2023 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Could not find assembly deploying a dotnet 6 console app

January 13, 2023 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Book Review - Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

January 11, 2023 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Duplicate Test DLLs with vstest.console.exe causes failures

January 9, 2023 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

2022  30

December  3

GitHub agent Node version stops Hugo site build

December 16, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Updating my Azure DevOps Pipeline Task to Use the Node16 Runner

December 13, 2022 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

You need a license to touch that (revised 18 years on)

December 5, 2022 · 11 min · Richard Fennell

November  4

Fixing my Logitech Spotlight Presentation Remote that would not switch on

November 14, 2022 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Using Azure DevOps Migration Tools Again

November 11, 2022 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

GitVersion task fails on a cloned Azure DevOps YAML Pipeline

November 8, 2022 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Migrating our “Living the Dream” DevOps demo to GitHub Enterprise

November 1, 2022 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

October  2

Ignite 2022 Azure DevOps & GitHub Announcements - GitHub Advanced Security comes to Azure DevOps

October 12, 2022 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

SonarCloud PR branch analysis when the main/trunk branch has not been analysed

October 1, 2022 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

September  3

Showing OWASP Dependency Check results in SonarCloud

September 29, 2022 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Clearing the AssignedTo field on an Azure DevOps Work items with the AZ CLI

September 6, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Book Review “Accelerate DevOps with GitHub” by Michael Kaufmann

September 4, 2022 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

July  5

Why has my HP printer become a DVD? A fix for HP USB Printers not being detected on Windows 10/11

July 30, 2022 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Why has my MVC site stopped working?

July 28, 2022 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot retrieve Umbraco node

July 25, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Social Media Posts after Migrating from WordPress to Hugo Static Pages

July 7, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Migrating from WordPress to Hugo Static Pages

July 1, 2022 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

June  2

Don’t skimp on resources for GHES for demo instances

June 16, 2022 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for can’t add second outlook.com account to Outlook Desktop - requires non-existent PIN

June 10, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

May  5

Adding Job Summary support to my GitHub Release Notes Action

May 19, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for cannot ‘TypeError: Cannot read property’ when Dependabot submits a PR to upgrade a Jest Module

May 19, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

On-Demand video available for May’s ‘Microsoft and GitHub DevOps Forum: DevSecOps’

May 17, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More examples of using custom variables in Azure DevOps multi-stage YML

May 5, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Updating the Azure Application client_secret used by Packer

May 3, 2022 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

April  2

Speaking at the rescheduled Microsoft and GitHub DevOps Forum on the 4th of May

April 7, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for Azure DevOps deployment to an environment stuck in “Job is pending” state

April 7, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

March  1

Speaking at the Microsoft and GitHub DevOps Forum on the 10th of March

March 3, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

February  1

A workaround for not being able to access custom variables via stagedependencies if they are set in deployment jobs in Azure DevOps Pipelines

February 19, 2022 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

January  2

The importance of blogging - or how to do your future self a favour

January 14, 2022 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using Azure DevOps Stage Dependency Variables with Conditional Stage and Job Execution

January 10, 2022 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

2021  18

November  2

Setting Azure DevOps ‘All Repositories’ Policies via the CLI

November 12, 2021 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How to fix Azure Pipeline YAML parsing errors seen after renaming the default Git branch

November 3, 2021 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

October  3

New features for my Azure DevOps Release Notes Extension

October 30, 2021 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

The case of the self-cancelling Azure DevOps pipeline

October 29, 2021 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Automating adding issues to Beta GitHub Projects using GitHub Actions

October 15, 2021 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

September  1

Making SonarQube Quality Checks a required PR check on Azure DevOps

September 21, 2021 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

August  2

My cancer story – thus far

August 23, 2021 · 14 min · Richard Fennell

But what if I can’t use GitHub Codespaces? Welcome to github.dev

August 12, 2021 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

July  1

How I dealt with a strange problem with PSRepositories and dotnet NuGet sources

July 16, 2021 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  2

Porting my Visual Studio Parameters.xml Generator tool to Visual Studio 2022 Preview

June 22, 2021 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Automating the creation of Team Projects in Azure DevOps

June 10, 2021 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

May  1

Getting the approver for release to an environment within an Azure DevOps Multi-Stage YAML pipeline

May 15, 2021 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

April  2

Loading drivers for cross-browser testing with Selenium

April 21, 2021 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A first look at the beta of GitHub Issue Forms

April 6, 2021 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

March  2

Tidying up local branches with a Git Alias and a PowerShell Script

March 16, 2021 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Added Manual Test Plan support to my Azure DevOps Cross-Platform Release notes Task

March 3, 2021 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

February  1

Fixing my SQLite Error 5: ‘database is locked’ error in Entity Framework

February 12, 2021 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

January  1

What to do when moving your Azure DevOps organisation from one region to another is delayed.

January 25, 2021 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

2020  37

December  4

Porting my Release Notes Azure DevOps Pipelines Extension to GitHub Actions

December 31, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

My DDD2020 Session - How can I automatically create Azure DevOps Release Notes and how can I publish them

December 21, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running UWP Unit Tests as part of an Azure DevOps Pipeline

December 8, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Out of Memory running SonarQube Analysis on a large projects

December 1, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

November  3

Getting confused over Azure DevOps Pipeline variable evaluation

November 27, 2020 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

How to export Azure DevOps Classic Builds and Release to YAML

November 13, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting my ThinkPad Active Pen working with my Lenovo X1 Carbon Extreme

November 6, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

October  2

Black Marble BiteSize MVP Interview

October 15, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using GitVersion when your default branch is not called ‘master’

October 14, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

September  2

How do handle PRs for Azure DevOps YAML Pipelines if the YAML templates are in a different repo?

September 18, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

How can I automatically create Azure DevOps Release Notes and how can I publish them?

September 15, 2020 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

August  3

Fix For: ‘The pipeline is not valid error: Unable to resolve latest version’ on an Azure DevOps YAML pipeline

August 27, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Exporting Release Notes and WIKIs as PDFs using a new Azure DevOps Extension that wrappers AzureDevOps.WikiPDFExport

August 27, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Using the Post Build Cleanup Task from the Marketplace in YAML based Azure DevOps Pipelines

August 19, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

July  2

Zwift and the joys of home networking

July 13, 2020 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Bringing Stage based release notes in Multi-Stage YAML to my Cross Platform Release Notes Exension

July 6, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  4

Timeout Errors ‘Extracting Schema’ when running SQLPackage for a Migration to Azure DevOps Services

June 25, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Getting started with Aggregator CLI for Azure DevOps Work Item Roll-up

June 12, 2020 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

How to do local template development for my Cross platform Release notes task

June 10, 2020 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

New feature for Cross Platform Release notes - get parent and child work items

June 6, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

May  4

And another new feature for my Cross Platform Release Notes Azure DevOps Task - commit/changeset file details

May 20, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Another feature for my Cross Platform Release Notes Azure DevOps Extension–access to test results

May 18, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running SonarQube for a .NET Core project in Azure DevOps YAML multi-stage pipelines

May 11, 2020 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Announcing the deprecation of my Azure DevOps Pester Extension as it has been migrated to the Pester Project and republished under a new ID

May 3, 2020 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

April  7

Fix for ‘System.BadImageFormatException’ when running x64 based tests inside a Azure DevOps Release

April 23, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

I decided to create a video of my blog post on Multistage YAML pipelines

April 22, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

And more enriching the data available in my Azure DevOps Pipelines Cross Platform Release Notes Task

April 21, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Further enriching the data available in my Azure DevOps Pipelines Cross Platform Release Notes Task

April 15, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Swapping my Azure DevOps Pipeline Extensions release process to use Multistage YAML pipelines

April 7, 2020 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

My Azure DevOps Pipeline is not triggering on a GitHub Pull request - fixed

April 7, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Enriching the data available in my Azure DevOps Pipelines Cross Platform Release Notes Task

April 4, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

March  4

Experiences setting up Azure Active Directory single sign-on (SSO) integration with GitHub Enterprise

March 30, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

A major new feature for my Cross-platform Release Notes Azure DevOps Pipelines Extension–Handlebars Templating Support

March 11, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Where did all my test results go?

March 5, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

You need to pass a GitHub PAT to create Azure DevOps Agent Images using Packer

March 2, 2020 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

February  1

Registration is open for the Global DevOps Bootcamp 2020 @ Black Marble

February 1, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

January  1

Visual Studio Online is back and it is an editor this time!

January 17, 2020 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2019  15

December  4

A technique for porting PowerShell based Azure DevOps Extensions to Node so they can be run cross-platform without a complete re-write

December 28, 2019 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Creating Hyper-V hosted Azure DevOps Private Agents based on the same VM images as used by Microsoft for their Hosted Agents

December 21, 2019 · 16 min · Richard Fennell

A fix for Lability ‘Datafile not found’ error

December 7, 2019 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Major enhancements to my Azure DevOps Cross Platform Release Notes Extension

December 4, 2019 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

October  2

Cannot queue a new build on Azure DevOps Server 2019.1 due to the way a SQL cluster was setup

October 17, 2019 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Release of my video on ‘Introduction to GitHub Actions’

October 10, 2019 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

September  1

A first look at GitHub Action - converting my Azure DevOps tasks to GitHub Actions

September 10, 2019 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

August  2

Strange issue with multiple calls to the same REST WebClient in PowerShell

August 29, 2019 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Authentication loops swapping organisations in Azure DevOps

August 13, 2019 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

July  1

You can’t use Azure DevOps Pipeline Gates to check services behind a firewall

July 25, 2019 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  1

Review of ‘Azure DevOps Server 2019 Cookbook’ - well worth getting

June 6, 2019 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

May  2

Azure DevOps Repos branch build policies not triggering when expected in PRs - Solved

May 23, 2019 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Regex issues in Node

May 23, 2019 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

April  2

A fix for Error: SignerSign() failed." (-2146958839/0x80080209) with SignTool.exe

April 30, 2019 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Migrating a GUI based build to YAML in Azure DevOps Pipelines

April 26, 2019 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

2018  38

December  3

A task for documenting your Azure DevOps Pipeline extensions for YAML usage

December 18, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Programmatically adding User Capabilities to Azure DevOps Agents

December 6, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Azure Pipeline YAML support on VSCode

December 6, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

November  3

Keeping Azure DevOps organisations inherited process templates in sync

November 29, 2018 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

DPI problems after upgrading from Camtasia 8 to 2018

November 26, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Just released a new Azure Pipelines Extension to update Git based WIKIs

November 20, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

October  5

Azure DevOps Services & Server Alerts DSL - an alternative to TFS Aggregator?

October 30, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

YAML documentation for my Azure Pipeline Tasks (and how I generated it)

October 25, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft post root cause analysis on recent Azure DevOps Issues

October 17, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using Paths in PR Triggers on an Azure DevOps Pipelines Builds

October 2, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Registration open for free Black Marble events on modern process adoption using the cloud

October 1, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

September  3

TFS 2018 Update 3 Released

September 17, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Postmortem published by the Microsoft VSTS Team on last week’s Azure outage

September 11, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

VSTS becomes Azure DevOps

September 10, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

August  4

Videos do not play in VSTS WIKI via relative links - workaround

August 31, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Registering an agent with VSTS and getting the message "Agent pool not found"

August 16, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences migrating TFS XML Team Project Templates to Inherited Team Project Templates

August 2, 2018 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Hello sign in does not work on my first generation Surface Book after a rebuild - fixed

August 2, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

June  1

Getting Remote Desktop Manager 2.7 working sanely with mixed high DPI screens

June 8, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

May  4

A workaround for the error ‘TF14061: The workspace ws_1_18;Project Collection Build Service does not exist’ when mapping a TFVC workspace

May 30, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Still a few spaces left at the Yorkshire Global DevOps BootCamp Venue hosted at Black Marble

May 25, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Where do I put my testing effort?

May 17, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Making sure when you use VSTS build numbers to version Android Packages they can be uploaded to the Google Play Store

May 12, 2018 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

April  3

Major new release of my VSTS Cross Platform Extension to build Release Notes

April 27, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Backing up your TFVC and Git Source from VSTS

April 20, 2018 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Opps, I made that test VSTS extension public by mistake, what do I do now?

April 14, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

March  3

Fix for 2755 and 1632 ‘The Temp folder is on a drive that is full or is inaccessible’ errors

March 21, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using VSTS Gates to help improve my deployment pipeline of VSTS Extensions to the Visual Studio Marketplace

March 20, 2018 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Fixing a ‘git-lfs filter-process: gif-lfs: command not found’ error in Visual Studio 2017

March 9, 2018 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

February  4

Building private VSTS build agents using the Microsoft Packer based agent image creation model

February 27, 2018 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Yorkshire Venue for the Global DevOps BootCamp 2018

February 22, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New release of my Generate Parameters.xml tools to add support for app.config files

February 13, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Versioning your ARM templates within a VSTS CI/CD pipeline with Semantic Versioning

February 3, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

January  5

What I wish I had known when I started developing Lability DevTest Lab Environments

January 31, 2018 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Versioning your ARM templates within a VSTS CI/CD pipeline

January 22, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Creating test data for my Generate Release Notes Extension for use in CI/CD process

January 19, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

How I fixed my problem that my VSTS Build Extension was too big to upload to the Marketplace

January 5, 2018 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Added a new JSON version task to my VSTS Version Extension

January 5, 2018 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2017  30

November  5

Announcing a new VSTS Extension for Starting and Stopping Azure DevTest Labs VMs

November 30, 2017 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Creating a VSTS build agent on an Azure DevLabs Windows Server VM with no GUI - Using Artifacts

November 28, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Creating a VSTS build agent on an Azure DevLabs Windows Server VM with no GUI

November 23, 2017 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Future of Reporting on VSTS with VSTS Analytics

November 16, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Major update to my CI/CD process for VSTS extensions

November 9, 2017 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

October  1

Moving BM-Bloggers from BlogEngine.NET to WordPress

October 18, 2017 · 7 min · Richard Fennell

June  2

Restarting VS Code fixed NPM INSTALL intermittent EPERM issues

June 26, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Duplicate project GUID blocking SonarQube analysis of Windows 10 Universal Projects

June 9, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

May  4

Book your free place at a Global DevOps Bootcamp venue for the 17th June 2017 event

May 11, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Options migrating TFS to VSTS

May 10, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Debugging Typescript in Visual Studio Code

May 4, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Two new tasks in my Manifest Version VSTS Extension

May 2, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

April  8

401.1 Permission error with on-premises TFS when accessing the API with a PAT

April 29, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Rik and my ‘Living the Dream - real world DevOps’ session available on YouTube

April 28, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Still spaces available for the Leeds venue of the Global DevOps Bootcamp

April 25, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Presenting at an event in Leeds - Making it easy to migrate your ALM process to the Cloud

April 25, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

On RadioTFS again

April 20, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New Cross Platform version of my Generate Release Notes VSTS Extension

April 12, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

VSTS Build Task Development - Now that is a misleading error message !

April 2, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Migrating projects from CodePlex to GitHub due to CodePlex shutting down at the end of year

April 2, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

March  2

Leeds venue for the Global DevOps Bootcamp

March 16, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at VS2017 launch event in Dublin on the 30th

March 11, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

February  4

Speaking at the SharePoint Usergroup (Leeds) on Modern ALM & DevOps

February 13, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

You never know how people will use a tool

February 7, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How you can keep using Lab Management after a move to VSTS (after a fashion)

February 6, 2017 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

I’m on @techstringy podcast talking on #DevOps

February 6, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

January  4

New version of my Parameters.Xml Generator Visual Studio add-in now supports VS2017 too

January 29, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Can’t add users to a VSTS instance backed by an Azure Directory

January 26, 2017 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Version 2.0.x of my Generate Release Notes VSTS Task has been released with release rollup support

January 5, 2017 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

A nice relaxing Christmas break (and by the way I migrated our on-premises TFS to VSTS as well)

January 3, 2017 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

2016  57

December  3

My TFSAlertsDSL project has moved to GitHub and become VSTSServiceHookDsl

December 21, 2016 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Transform tool for transferring TFS 2015.3 Release Templates to VSTS

December 20, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Deleting unwanted orphan XAML Build Controllers on a migrated VSTS instance

December 20, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

November  5

Problem adding external AAD user to a directory backed VSTS instance

November 30, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

You can now manage complex ARM based environments in Azure DevTest Labs

November 29, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

There are now no excuses for not using Continuous Delivery from VSTS for Azure Web Apps

November 23, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

As announced at Connect() there is now a tool to fully migrate an on-premises TFS to VSTS

November 16, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Changes to LiveID/MSA and what I have done about it to get around the new domain limitations

November 9, 2016 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

October  3

Can’t login to OneDrive desktop application on Windows 10

October 25, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My video about DevOps with VSTS has been published on Channel9

October 24, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Devils with Arms and Cats - the new name for DevOps?

October 2, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

September  4

My DevTest Labs video is up on Channel9

September 29, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running Test Suites within a network Isolated Lab Management environment when using TFS vNext build and release tooling

September 27, 2016 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

If I add a custom field to a VSTS work item type what is it’s name?

September 23, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Typemock have released official VSTS build extension

September 12, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

August  8

Fix for my Docker image create dates being 8 hours in the past

August 24, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

I am speaking at Microsoft UK TechDays Online event on Azure DevTest Labs

August 24, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why have I got a ‘.NETCore50’ and a ‘netcore50’ folder in my nuget package?

August 23, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences versioning related sets of NuGet packages within a VSTS build

August 16, 2016 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Tidy up those VSTS release pipelines with meta-tasks

August 12, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

New version of my generate release notes task–now with authentication options

August 11, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Windows 10 Anniversary (Build 1607) messed up my virtual NAT Switch – a fix

August 10, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Out with the Band in with the Garmin

August 5, 2016 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

July  5

I’m on RadioTFS

July 15, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New Build Management VSTS tasks

July 13, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Life gets better in Visual Studio Code for PowerShell

July 8, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Gotcha’s when developing VSTS Build Extension

July 5, 2016 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Running TSLint within SonarQube on a TFS build

July 5, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

June  4

Scroll bars in MTM Lab Center had me foxed – User too stupid error

June 24, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Using Visual Studio Code to develop VSTS Build Tasks with PowerShell and Pester tests

June 21, 2016 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Updated Reprint - Migrating a TFS TFVC team project to a Git team project

June 20, 2016 · 15 min · Richard Fennell

Update guest post on migrating TFVC projects to Git

June 7, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

May  7

Running WebTests as part of a VSTS VNext Release pipeline

May 30, 2016 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Easier management of DevTest VMs with Azure DevTest Labs

May 27, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Building bridges - getting DevOps working through Devs and IT Pros talking and learning from each other

May 25, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Migrating work items to VSTS with custom fields using TFS Integration Platform

May 20, 2016 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

New version of my VSTS Generate Release Notes extension - now supports Builds and Release

May 19, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Putting a release process around my VSTS extension development

May 6, 2016 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading BlogEngine to 3.3

May 1, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

April  2

Updates to my StyleCop task for VSTS/TFS 2015.2

April 26, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How to build a connection string from other parameters within MSDeploy packages to avoid repeating yourself in Release Management variables

April 18, 2016 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

March  5

In place upgrade times from TFS 2013 to 2015

March 29, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Announcing release of my vNext build tasks as extensions in the VSTS/TFS Marketplace

March 22, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Happy 10th Birthday TFS

March 18, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New books on VSTS/TFS ALM DevOps

March 3, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A vNext build task and PowerShell script to generate release notes as part of TFS vNext build.

March 1, 2016 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

February  10

Using MSDeploy to deploy to nested virtual applications in Azure Web Apps

February 25, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Running Pester PowerShell tests in the VSTS hosted build service

February 21, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

A vNext build task to get artifacts from a different TFS server

February 18, 2016 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Running a SaaS service at scale

February 12, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Repost: What I learnt extending my VSTS Release Process to on-premises Lab Management Network Isolated Environments

February 12, 2016 · 9 min · Richard Fennell

Release Manager 2015 stalls at the ‘uploading components’ step and error log shows XML load errors

February 11, 2016 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

vNext Build editor filePath control always returns a path even if you did not set a value

February 8, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

A VSTS vNext build task to run StyleCop

February 6, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

A new vNext task to run StyleCop

February 4, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Follow up from my session at the Black Marble Tech Update 2016

February 2, 2016 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

January  1

Fixing cannot load dashboard issues on BlogEngine.NET using sub blog aggregation

January 4, 2016 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

2015  77

December  5

Upgraded to BlogEngine.NET 3.2

December 31, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Running CodeUI tests on a VM with on remote desktop session open as part of a vNext build

December 23, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Live Writer becomes Open Live Writer

December 14, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Nuget restore fails to restore all the files on VSTS build if using project.json files

December 9, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

An out-the-box way to let local Hyper-V VMs see the Internet without using a DD-WRT router

December 1, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

November  12

First experience of a Band 2

November 30, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

ALM Rangers guidance on migrating from RM Agent based releases to the new VSTS release system

November 24, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

ALM Ranger provided VSTS extensions

November 23, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio Dev Essentials announced at Connect() with free Azure time each month

November 23, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading to SonarQube 5.2 in the land of Windows, MSBuild and TFS

November 19, 2015 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Finding it hard to make use of Azure for DevTest?

November 18, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Chrome extension to help with exploratory testing

November 18, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Hello to Visual Studio Team Services

November 18, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why you need to use vNext build tasks to share scripts between builds

November 17, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Versioning a VSIX package as part of the TFS vNext build (when the source is on GitHub)

November 10, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Why can’t I assign a VSO user as having ‘eligible MSDN’ using an AAD work account?

November 4, 2015 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

SonarQube 5.2 released

November 3, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

October  2

My DDDNorth session on Technical Debt and SonarQube

October 25, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Patterns & Practices Architecture Track at Future Decoded

October 12, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

September  9

Release Manager - New deployment is not allowed as an another deployment is in progress

September 30, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Agenda for Black Marble’s annual Architecture Forum is firming up with a keynote from Martin Woodward

September 28, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running nUnit and Jasmine.JS unit tests in TFS/VSO vNext build

September 23, 2015 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Powershell to help plot graphs of how long TFS upgrades take

September 17, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Session accepted for DDDNorth

September 14, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Is the Microsoft Band any good for Triathlon? Training Yes, racing No

September 14, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Running Typemock Isolator based tests in TFS vNext build

September 8, 2015 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Voting for DDD North Sessions is now open

September 7, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

WebDeploy, parameters.xml transforms and nLog settings

September 1, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

August  9

An alternative to setting a build quality on a TFS vNext build

August 28, 2015 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot create an MSDeploy package for an Azure Web Job project as part of an automated build/

August 21, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Using Release Management vNext templates when you don’t want to use DSC scripts – A better script

August 21, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Guest post at Microsoft - nUnit and Jasmine.JS unit tests in TFS/VSO vNext build

August 19, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDDNorth 2015 submissions are open

August 19, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF30063 Errors accessing a TFS 2015 server via the C# API after upgrade from 2013

August 13, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Running Microsoft Test Manager Test Suites as part of a vNext Release pipeline - Part 2

August 11, 2015 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Running Microsoft Test Manager Test Suites as part of a vNext Release pipeline

August 4, 2015 · 9 min · Richard Fennell

Few issues a few days on with my Windows 10 upgrade

August 2, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

July  5

Upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 on my Lenovo W520

July 30, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Lessons learnt using simple PowerShell scripts with vNext Release Management

July 25, 2015 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Changes in VS/TFS licensing you really need to be aware of

July 21, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Stray white space in a ‘path to custom test adaptors’ will cause tests to fail on VSO vNext build

July 13, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot run Pester unit tests in Visual Studio but they work Ok from the command prompt

July 7, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  7

Overwriting your own parameters in Release Management can cause Powershell remoting problems

June 30, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Leeds DevOps on the 21st of July

June 30, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using Release Management vNext templates when you don’t want to use DSC scripts

June 18, 2015 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for 500 internal errors when trying to trigger a Release Management pipeline from a build via the REST API

June 17, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Failing Ping tests on Application Insights

June 8, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Windows Media Center issues again

June 8, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Strange TFS build process template editing issue with Typemock

June 2, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

May  4

Build and Ignite Event Sessions

May 28, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Free Black Marble Build and Ignite round up event in Yorkshire

May 7, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Generating MsTest wrappers for nUnit tests

May 7, 2015 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

MSDeploy Parameters.xml can only replace web.config values is a value is already set

May 1, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

April  4

A Visual Studio Extension to create MSDeploy parameters.xml files

April 28, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

May is a busy time for events

April 23, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

After a few days living with a Microsoft Band…

April 5, 2015 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Running StyleCop from the command line and in a TFS 2015 vNext build

April 3, 2015 · 8 min · Richard Fennell

March  2

All change - new SKUs for Visual Studio 2015

March 31, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cross platform build with TFS 2015 vNext Build

March 30, 2015 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

February  6

We are hosting a free event on Visual Studio ALM on the 18th March

February 28, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My DSC session is up at TechDays Online 2015 On-Demand

February 17, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Build arguments are not returned for a build definition via the TFS API if they are left as default values

February 11, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Choices DDD South West or the Maker Faire?

February 9, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Windows 10 to be an option on the Raspberry PI 2

February 2, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for timeout exporting a SQL Azure DB using PowerShell or SQLPackage.exe

February 2, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

January  12

Wrong package location when reusing a Release Management component

January 31, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for cannot run Windows 8.1 units test on a TFS 2013 Build Agent

January 31, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Living with a DD-WRT virtual router – three months and one day on (static DHCP leases)

January 31, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Living with a DD-WRT virtual router – three months on

January 29, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

When trying to load Office document from SharePoint I keep ending up in the Office Web Application

January 27, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Techorama in May

January 27, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for ‘An unexpected error occurred. Close the windows and try again’ error adding Azure subscription to Visual Studio Release Management Tools

January 19, 2015 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

VSO gets ISO 27001 Certification and European Model Clauses

January 19, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Guest post on the Microsoft UK Developers Site on DSC and Release Management prior to Microsoft TechDays event

January 16, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Microsoft Techdays on the 5th of February

January 10, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How to edit registered Release Management deployment agent IP addresses if a VMs IP address changes

January 7, 2015 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Failing to unblock downloaded ZIP files causes really strange errors

January 5, 2015 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2014  103

December  5

vNext Release Management and Network Isolation

December 24, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Thoughts in vNext deployment in Release Management

December 24, 2014 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Setting a build version in a JAR file from TFS build

December 16, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Great book full of easily accessible tips to apply the concept of user stories to your team

December 4, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Can’t build SSDT projects in a TFS build

December 3, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

November  10

Living with a DD-WRT virtual router – one month on

November 26, 2014 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Why am I getting ‘cannot access outlook.ost’ issues with Office 365 Lync?

November 24, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS announcements roundup

November 22, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Errors running tests via TCM as part of a Release Management pipeline

November 21, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Passed the Scaled Agile Framework assessment

November 21, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

‘Test run must be created with at least one test case’ error when using TCM

November 20, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Linking VSO to your Azure Subscription and Azure Active Directory

November 20, 2014 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Video card issues during install of Windows 8.1 causes very strange issues

November 19, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Issues repaving the Lenovo W520 with Windows 8.1 - again

November 15, 2014 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft Connect() event on the 12 and 13 November

November 10, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

October  14

Cannot see a TFS drops location from inside a network isolated environment for Release Management

October 31, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Ordering rows that use the format 1.2.3 in a SQL query

October 30, 2014 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

VSO now available in a European Azure Data Center

October 28, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Having fun with my HDMIPI

October 26, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio crashes when trying to add an item to a TFS build workflow

October 24, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting Release Management to fail a release when using a custom PowerShell component

October 20, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

ALM Ranger’s release DevOps Guidance for PowerShell DSC – perfectly timed for DDDNorth

October 18, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

“The handshake failed due to an unexpected packet format” with Release Management

October 17, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot build a SSRS project in TFS build due to expired license

October 15, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

‘Unable to reconnect to database: Timeout expired’ error when using SQLPackage.exe to deploy to Azure SQL

October 15, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft ALM event to Black Marble offices on the 26th of November

October 15, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences using a DD-WRT router with Hyper-V

October 7, 2014 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

Version stamping Windows 8 Store App manifests in TFS build

October 7, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Updated blog server to BlogEngine.NET 3.1

October 1, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

September  13

Swapping the the Word template in a VSTO project

September 22, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Using MSDEPLOY from Release Management to deploy Azure web sites

September 18, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at PreEmptive’s event on Application Analytics in London on the 30th of September

September 18, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

“Communication with the deployer was lost during deployment” error with Release Management

September 18, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Moving our BlogEngine.NET server to Azure

September 16, 2014 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Publishing more than one Azure Cloud Service as part of a TFS build

September 10, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Getting the correct path and name for a project to pass as an MSBuild argument in TFS Build

September 10, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Deploying a Windows service with Release Management

September 9, 2014 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014

September 8, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Got around to updating my Nokia 820 to WP81 Update 1

September 3, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting ‘… is not a valid URL’ when using Git TF Clone

September 2, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Build failing post TFS 2013.3 upgrade with ‘Stack empty. (type InvalidOperationException)’

September 1, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDDNorth - agenda published - registration opens - and it is full

September 1, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

August  9

My DDDnorth session has been accepted

August 31, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Listing all the PBIs that have no acceptance criteria

August 22, 2014 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Guest post on the Microsoft’s UK Developers site ‘Migrating a TFS TFVC based team project to a Git team project - a practical example’

August 18, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why is my TFS report not failing when I really think it should ?

August 15, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Where have my freeview tuners gone?

August 14, 2014 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Getting the Typemock TFS build activities to work on a TFS build agent running in interactive mode

August 2, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

AddBizTalkHiddenReferences error in TFS build when installing ProjectBuildComponent via a command line setup

August 2, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS 2013 wizard allows you to proceed to verification even if you have no SQL admin access

August 1, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Alert DSL documentation and downloads update

August 1, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

July  10

Why is the Team Project drop down in Release Management empty?

July 28, 2014 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

I have just submitted a session for DDDNorth 2014

July 25, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Automating TFS Build Server deployment with SCVMM and PowerShell

July 18, 2014 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Common, Version=12.0.0.0’ when running a build on a new build agent on TFS 2013.2

July 17, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

MSBuild targeting a project in a solution folder

July 14, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Building Azure Cloud Applications on TFS

July 14, 2014 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Interesting license change for VS Online for ‘Stakeholder’ users

July 14, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

A new badge for Channel9 Guy

July 7, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Post by one of our Testers about experiences with CodeUI and Windows Store Apps on the MSDN blog

July 3, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Re-awarded Microsoft MVP for the 7th Year

July 3, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  6

How long is my TFS 2010 to 2013 upgrade going to take – Part 2

June 27, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Submissions open for DDDNorth 2014

June 25, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

List of TFS Widgets

June 23, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cloning tfs repository with git-tf gives a “a server path must be absolute”

June 9, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

‘The Circle’ a good read

June 7, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Our TFS Lab Management Infrastructure

June 5, 2014 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

May  6

What new in TFS from Teched 2014?

May 13, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New release of TFS Alerts DSL that allows work item state rollup

May 11, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Getting ‘The build directory of the test run either does not exist or access permission is required’ error when trying to run tests as part of the Release Management deployment

May 5, 2014 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Setting the LocalSQLServer connection string in web deploy

May 2, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Changing WCF bindings for MSDeploy packages when using Release Management

May 1, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Release Management components fail to deploy with a timeout if a variable is changed from standard to encrypted

May 1, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

April  10

‘Windows Phone 8.1 Update’ update

April 28, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

The return of Visual Studio Setup projects - just because you can use them should you?

April 23, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

All upgraded to the Windows Phone 8.1 Update

April 15, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

The 2013 editions TFS books

April 15, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Where has my picture password login sign in gone on Windows 8?

April 10, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Handling .pubxml files with TFS MSBuild arguments

April 10, 2014 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

What I learnt getting Release Management running with a network Isolated environment

April 8, 2014 · 7 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for ‘Web deployment task failed. (Unknown ProviderOption:DefiningProjectFullPath. Known ProviderOptions are:skipInvalid’ errors on TFS 2013.2 build

April 7, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading a VSTO project from VS 2008 to 2013

April 7, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS 2013.2 has RTM’d

April 3, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

March  5

Looking forward to speaking at Techorama in May

March 30, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting started with Release Management with network isolated Lab Management environments

March 29, 2014 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

A better way of using TFS Community Build Extensions StyleCop activity so it can use multiple rulesets

March 25, 2014 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Migrating to SCVMM 2012 R2 in a TFS Lab Scenario

March 20, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Migrating a TFS TFVC based team project to a Git team project retaining as much source and work item history as possible

March 14, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

February  8

Guest post on Microsoft ALM Blog on Lab Management

February 25, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD South west

February 25, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

High CPU utilisation on the data tier after a TFS 2010 to 2013 upgrade

February 25, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

New ALM Rangers releases

February 18, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A walkthrough of getting Kerberos working with a Webpart inside SharePoint accessing a WCF service

February 6, 2014 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Gravitas’s Tech Talk #3 -

February 6, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

GDR3 update for my Nokia 820

February 2, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgraded older Build and Test Controllers to TFS 2013

February 1, 2014 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

January  7

Testing new social plugin for BlogEngine

January 27, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How long is my TFS 2010 to 2013 upgrade going to take?

January 21, 2014 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading our TFS 2012 server to 2013

January 21, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Changing targeted .NET version for a project means web.config changes for EF

January 15, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for intermittent connection problem in lab management – restart the test controller

January 13, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Great support from BlogEngine.NET

January 7, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading from BlogEngine 2.8 to 2.9

January 6, 2014 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2013  117

December  4

Fix for Media Center library issue after Christmas tree lights incident

December 24, 2013 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Getting the domainuser when using versionControl.GetPermissions() in the TFS API

December 20, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A hair in the gate

December 12, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Notes from my session of the Visual Studio 2013 launch at NDC London

December 4, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

November  10

The TFS 2013 Brian Keller demo VM is available

November 28, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for 0xc00d36b4 error when play MP4 videos on a Surface 2

November 27, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft Patterns & Practice publication ‘Building a Release Pipeline with Team Foundation Server 2012’

November 22, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My guest post on the UK MSDN blog on ‘Using MSDN Azure benefits with TFS Lab Management’

November 20, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Announcing a CodePlex project that provides an IronPython DSL that can be used to define the handling of TFS Alerts

November 17, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fixing a WCF authentication schemes configured on the host (‘IntegratedWindowsAuthentication’) do not allow those configured on the binding ‘BasicHttpBinding’ (‘Anonymous’) error

November 13, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

When your TFS Lab test agents can’t start check the DNS

November 8, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Building VMs for use in TFS Lab Management environments

November 7, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More on TF215106: Access denied from the TFS API after upgrade from 2012 to 2013

November 6, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

‘Upgrading’ my Lenovo W520 to Windows 8.1

November 5, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

October  9

Changes in Skydrive access on Windows 8.1

October 22, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF215106: Access denied from the TFS API after upgrade from 2012 to 2013

October 21, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A fix for power saving stopping my slow application installation

October 21, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Can I use the HP ALM Synchronizer with TF Service?

October 21, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading Windows 8 Media Center to 8.1

October 19, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Problems with Microsoft Fake Stubs and IronPython

October 15, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Links from my DDDNorth session ‘Automated Build Is Not The End Of The Story’

October 13, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Get rid of that that zombie build

October 10, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for - Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell’ on TFS 2010 Build Controller

October 10, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

September  5

And the most ridiculous packaging award of the day goes to…

September 30, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

‘TF400499: You have not set your team field’ when trying to update Team Settings via the TFS API

September 16, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Moving from Ubuntu to Mint for my TEE demos

September 10, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Where did that email go?

September 10, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Maybe I should have got the Nokia 925

September 1, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

August  5

DDDNorth registration is now open

August 29, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Review of ‘Software Testing using Visual Studio 2012’ from Packt Publishing

August 28, 2013 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

A week with a Nokia 820

August 21, 2013 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

DDDNorth session voting is now open

August 15, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why is my TFS Lab build picking a really old build to deploy?

August 1, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

July  11

Fix for ‘Cannot install test agent on these machines because another environment is being created using the same machines’

July 29, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Making the drops location for a TFS build match the assembly version number

July 27, 2013 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

I can never remember the command line to add use to the TFS Service Accounts group

July 26, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

An attempted return for ‘Brian the build bunny’

July 23, 2013 · 7 min · Richard Fennell

Adding another VM to a running Lab Management environment

July 23, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences with a Kindle Paperwhite

July 20, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Washing your phone headset

July 14, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Minor issue on TFS 2012.3 upgrade if you are using host headers in bindings

July 11, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Setting SkyDrive as a trusted location in Office 2013

July 9, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Renewed as an MVP for Visual Studio ALM

July 1, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDDNorth session submission has opened

July 1, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  13

The best way to enjoy Build on the road.

June 28, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A day of TFS upgrades

June 27, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why can’t I find my build settings on a Git based project on TFS Service?

June 26, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Error adding a new widget to our BlogEngine.NET 2.8.0.0 server

June 25, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Using SYSPREP’d VM images as opposed to Templates in a new TFS 2012 Lab Management Environment

June 24, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Great experience moving my DotNetNuke site to PowerDNN

June 19, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Using git tf to migrate code between TFS servers retaining history

June 16, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Beta release of the ALM Rangers Unit Test Generate VS Extension

June 16, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Where did my parameters go when I edited that standard TFS report?

June 10, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Nice discussion on real world issues with software projects

June 7, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DHCP does not seem to work on Ubuntu for wireless based Hyper-V virtual switches

June 7, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio 2013 announcement at TechEd USA

June 3, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Lenovo W520 problems with Wifi and Windows 8

June 3, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

May  14

My session on TFS at the ‘Building Applications for the Future’

May 22, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Video on Nuget for C++ on Channel 9

May 22, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Webinar on PreEmptive Analytics tools on the 28th of May

May 20, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting Wix 3.6 MajorUpgrade working

May 17, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading DotNetNuke from V5 to V7

May 17, 2013 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Why do all my TFS labels appear to be associated with the same changeset?

May 16, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problem with CollectionView.CurrentChanged event not being fired in a WPF application

May 14, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Robert’s new arrival

May 14, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Setting up a TFS 2012 proxy in a cross domain system

May 10, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Interested in some tutor delivered training on TFS 2012 in the UK?

May 10, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How healthy is my TFS server?

May 8, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Getting going with the TFS Java API

May 4, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Accessing TFS work item tags via the API

May 3, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Workaround for TF900546: An unexpected error occurred while running the RunTests activity

May 1, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

April  9

Follow the Yorkshire Global Windows Azure Event

April 27, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting SQL 2012 SSIS packages built on TFS 2012.2

April 24, 2013 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Upgraded to BlogEngine.NET 2.8

April 24, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Thanks for attending my webinar on lab management

April 23, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Lab Management webinar next week

April 18, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Our upgrade to TFS 2012.2 has worked OK

April 18, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Great event in Antwerp

April 18, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Error TF400129: Verifying that the team project collection has space for new system fields when upgrading TFS to 2012.2

April 11, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Can TFS work within your company’s processes?

April 2, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

March  14

What machine name is being used when you compose an environment from running VMs in Lab Management?

March 28, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Lab Management with SCVMM 2012 and /labenvironmentplacementpolicy:aggressive

March 26, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Kerbal Space Program - Its educational and written in Mono too!

March 24, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF900548 when using my Typemock 2012 TFS custom build activity

March 23, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Black Marble is hosting the Yorkshire Chapter of the Global Windows Azure Bootcamp on the 27th of April

March 21, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Installing a DB from a DACPAC using Powershell as part of TFS Lab Management deployment

March 14, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

You don’t half get strange errors when two servers have the same SID

March 12, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot run Microsoft Fakes based test if Typemock Isolator enabled

March 9, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS TPC Databases and SQL 2012 availability groups

March 9, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Recovering network isolated lab management environments if you have to recreate your SC-VMM server’s DB

March 8, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Fixing Lab Manager environments with brute force

March 5, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Creating VMs for lab management

March 5, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading our TFS 2012 Lab Management to use SC-VMM 2012 SP1

March 4, 2013 · 8 min · Richard Fennell

ALM Rangers ship more guidance

March 2, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

February  11

For those hard to mock moments - Microsoft Fakes or Typemock Isolator?

February 26, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

VS Anywhere–Have a look at distributed pair programming

February 25, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Lab Management and Windows 8 and Server 2012

February 25, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running an external command line tool as part of a Wix install

February 25, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New release of Typemock Isolator

February 25, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking on TEE at VISUG Conference in April

February 18, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Lost with all the ALM ranger projects? A Windows 8 App to here to help

February 13, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More in rights being stripped for the [team project]contributors group in TFS 2012 when QU1 applied and how to sort it.

February 7, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting Windows Phone 7.8 on my Lumia 800

February 4, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio 2012.2 changes

February 4, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Tales from last weekend’s Imagine Cup North East Hackathon

February 4, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

January  12

My TFS session at Black Marble’s Tech Update is already out of date, there were announcements last night

January 31, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fixing area permission issues when creating new teams in TFS 2012 after QU1 has been installed

January 28, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Leeds# Meetup 8 - Coding Dojo - Thursday 31 January

January 24, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My session today at Modern Jago

January 23, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More on HDD2 boot problems with my Crucial M4-mSATA

January 22, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

TF237111 errors when trying to add work items to the backlog after TFS 2012 QU1 is applied

January 18, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Incorrect IIS IP Bindings and TFS Server Url

January 15, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences applying TFS 2012 QU1 and it subsequent hotfix

January 14, 2013 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking on Windows 8 development

January 10, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Lost in nLog configuration files

January 8, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

EPG for Windows Media Center is fixed

January 4, 2013 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More fun with Windows 8 Media Center

January 3, 2013 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

2012  133

December  3

Why can’t I create an environment using a running VM on my Lab Management system?

December 4, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Agile Yorkshire - December Lightening Talks

December 4, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading my Windows 7 Media Center to Windows 8

December 3, 2012 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

November  13

TFS & Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 is available

November 27, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Did I delete the right lab?

November 22, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

New book from Gojko Adzic ‘Impact Mapping’

November 21, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Black Marble at the 2012 Abbey Dash

November 19, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upcoming free events from Black Marble

November 14, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Upgraded to BlogEngine .NET 2.7

November 14, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why does ‘Send to > email link’ in SharePoint open Chrome on my PC?

November 13, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF900546, can’t run Windows 8 App Store unit tests in a TFS build

November 12, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

More thoughts on addressing TF900546 ‘Unable to load one or more of the requested types’ on TFS2012

November 12, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Change in the System.AssignedTo in TFS SOAP alerts with TFS 2012

November 9, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot run coded ui test on a TFS lab due to lack of rights to the drops folder

November 9, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Using IISExpress for addresses other than localhost

November 6, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Reinstalling again…

November 2, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

October  9

Team Foundation Service RTMs

October 31, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

403 and 413 errors when publishing to a local Nuget Server

October 31, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Nice introduction to the new features of VS2012

October 30, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problems re-publishing an Access site to SharePoint 2010

October 25, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Moving to an SSD on Lenovo W520

October 23, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

New video on unit testing in VS2012 and TFS

October 8, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More fun with creating TFS 2012 SC-VMM environments

October 5, 2012 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Getting a SQL LocalDB to create an ASPNETDB data base without aspnet_regsql

October 2, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Test Agent cannot connect to Test Controller – Part 2

October 1, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

September  5

TFS Test Agent cannot connect to Test Controller gives ‘No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it 127.0.0.1:6910’

September 29, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Release of Typemock Isolator Basic edition

September 27, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences upgrading an MVC 1 application to MVC 3

September 5, 2012 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Update on my experiences with Lenovo W520 Drivers and Windows 8

September 3, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Its events time again

September 2, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

August  12

Type ‘InArgument(mtbwa:BuildSettings)’ of property ‘BuildSettings’ errors in TFS 2012 RTM builds

August 30, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Two bits of good news – DDDNorth and Raspberry PI

August 28, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting Typemock Isolator running within a TFS 2012 build – part 2

August 24, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences upgrading our TFS2012RC to RTM

August 20, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Weekend trip to see family – 1 OS upgrade, 1 network printer installed and 3 machines de-virused

August 20, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A move to Windows 8 RTM (and VS2012 RTM), not too painful

August 16, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Moving podcast subscriptions with Zune

August 16, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio 2012 RTM and the ALM Rangers SIM Ship best practice guidance

August 16, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF900546 error on a TFS 2012 build

August 9, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

At last my Nokia Lumia 800 gets its firmware upgrade to allow tethering

August 7, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using an internal Nuget server to manage the Typemock assembly references.

August 6, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Getting Typemock Isolator running within a TFS 2012 build

August 4, 2012 · 8 min · Richard Fennell

July  11

Audio problem on Windows 8 RP and Lenovo W520 with Lync 2013

July 31, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Two problems editing TFS2012 build workflows with the same solution

July 30, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

SUR-40 (what used to be a Surface) event at Leeds Sharp User group

July 30, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD10 registration open

July 30, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problems I had to address when setting up TFS 2012 Lab Environments with existing Hyper-V VMs

July 23, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Getting TFS 2012 Agents to communicate cross domain

July 20, 2012 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

Where did my custom Word templates go in 2013?

July 18, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

_atomic_fetch_sub_4 error running VS2012RC after Office 2013 Customer Preview is installed

July 17, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot access the ‘site setting’ on a reporting services instance using IE

July 13, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS build service cannot connect to a TFS 2012 server - seeing EventID 206 MessageQueue in error log

July 12, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Re-awarded as a MVP for Visual Studio ALM

July 1, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  15

Microsoft Cloud Day slides

June 26, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2012 Editions of TFS books are out

June 23, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why Typemock Isolator does not work on TFS 2012 Build and what you can do about it

June 23, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Next Leeds Sharp user group meeting is a coding kata session

June 21, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDDNorth session submission is open

June 18, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Where did my Visual Studio 2010 link go from my Windows 8 desktop after I installed SSDT?

June 13, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at NEBytes on TFS2010

June 12, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFSPreview.com no longer needs an invite code

June 12, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot update local workspace in TFS 2012RC due to UAC

June 11, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Drivers needed on my Lenovo W520 with Windows 8 RP

June 7, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF215097 when running a build

June 7, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD North to be held at Bradford University on 13th October

June 7, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Windows 8 RP and my Lenovo W520

June 1, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

ALM Rangers sim-ship guidance with the VS11 RC

June 1, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

First meeting of the Leeds-Sharp user group

June 1, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

May  16

Solution to “We couldn’t get your developer Licence for Windows 8 Consumer Preview” on Win8 Server beta

May 29, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

On the panel at Tech.Days: Visual Studio 11 Online Event

May 28, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Skydrive pushes me over my broadband usage

May 28, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD South West session on Unit testing in VS11

May 26, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Links for todays Typemock webinar

May 22, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading our blog server from BlogEngine 2.5 to 2.6

May 21, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

New .NET usergroup in Leeds

May 17, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A bit busy with upcoming presentations

May 15, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Interested in Windows 8 Development?

May 13, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD10 1st September 2012

May 12, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Doing a webinar on Typemock Isolator and Sharepoint

May 10, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

You do that that PS2 keyboard on that old PC, not a USB one

May 10, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A fix for my failure to login to TFSpreview.com problems

May 10, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Build error, ‘Index (zero based) must be greater than or equal to zero and less than the size of the argument list” when building XAML projects

May 9, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

More on using the VS11 fake library to fake out SharePoint

May 5, 2012 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Thoughts on my Channel9 post

May 5, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

April  4

Thoughts on the new Skydrive

April 26, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

My video on using Team Explorer Everywhere is published on Channel9

April 24, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Back from holiday to find my DDD Southwest session has been accepted

April 16, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fix for problem faking two SPLists in a single unit test with Typemock Isolator has been released

April 2, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

March  13

More community TFS build extensions documentation

March 29, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Unit testing in VS11Beta and getting your tests to run on the new TFSPreview build service

March 27, 2012 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

How I try to keep up to date

March 26, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Keeping up to date

March 26, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Problems editing TFS11 build templates in VS11Beta

March 24, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

More thoughts on Typemock Isolator, Microsoft Fakes and Sharepoint

March 24, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Now that VS11 has a fake library do I still need Typemock Isolator to fake out SharePoint?

March 23, 2012 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Typemock Isolator Version 7

March 22, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Dropping build output to source control in TFS11

March 13, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Team Explorer Everywhere is now free

March 9, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Free webinar on Team Explorer Everywhere on the 19th of March

March 5, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Propose a session for DDD South West

March 2, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Two Team Explorers in TEE 11 Beta – twice as good?

March 1, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

February  17

A bit of an edge case – Using Git-TFS to get the best (or worst?) of both worlds

February 29, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

ALM Rangers VS11 Beta Guidance

February 29, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Installing the TEE11 Beta as an upgrade to the plug-in in Eclipse

February 29, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

(Not) Using a Huawei E585 MIFI in the USA

February 27, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

More on new TFS 11 announcements

February 24, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS 11 and VS 11 Announcements

February 23, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Free webinar on Typemock Isolator V7

February 20, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Follow up to the North East Imagine Cup event

February 19, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

You don’t need to keep that old TFS server to support older versions of Visual Studio

February 16, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Thanks to everyone who came to my session at NEBytes last night

February 16, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking on the 15th Feb at the NE Bytes user group on “TFS for Everyone”

February 8, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Webinar on migration from VSS to TFS

February 7, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More Community TFS Build Extension Documentation

February 6, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Filtering in MDX Calculated Members

February 4, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Enjoyed our SDL event last week?

February 3, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My guest post on Microsoft Visual Studio UK Team Blog published

February 2, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Update released to fix issue for TFS 2010 with SQL Enterprise Page Compression

February 2, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

January  15

Have you tried switching it on and off again? Go on be aggressive!

January 31, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

More links from our SDL event

January 27, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Links from our SDL event today

January 26, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New 1.3.0.0 release of the Community TFS Build Extensions for TFS 2010

January 25, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Black Marble launches new series of free online event

January 19, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF266026 error when a workflow will not start in a lab environment

January 18, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

‘Showing a modal dialog box or form when the application is not running in UserInteractive mode’ error upgraded to TFS build extensions 1.2.0.0

January 17, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Confused over the workflow to get an environment setup in TFS Lab Management?

January 17, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF260073 incompatible architecture error when trying to deploy an environment in Lab Manager

January 17, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting a ‘File Download’ dialog when trying to view TFS build report in Eclipse 3.7 with TEE

January 13, 2012 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Changed my phone to a Nokia

January 10, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problems finding XULRunner when running TEE11 CTP1 on Ubuntu and connecting to TFS Azure – a solution

January 8, 2012 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Jan 2012 Agile Yorkshire meeting – An Extreme Hour

January 6, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Radio TFS is back

January 3, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Radio TFS is back

January 3, 2012 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2011  149

December  15

Moving Environments between TPCs when using TFS Lab Management

December 23, 2011 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Moving Environments between TPCs when using TFS Lab Management

December 23, 2011 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Community TFS Build Extensions – December 2011 released

December 23, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Don’t need to go into work at all

December 22, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Windows update now includes Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1, so expect a slow shutdown when it applies

December 22, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Debugging CodedUi Tests when launching test as a different user

December 21, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

DevOps are testers best placed to fill this role?

December 16, 2011 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

When you try to run a test in MTM you get a dialog ‘Object reference not set to an instance of an object’

December 16, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

New community build extensions documentation for the RoboCopy activity

December 15, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Updated SharePoint TFS Team Build Activity documentation

December 14, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

The battle of the Lenovo W520 and projectors

December 12, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Error 0x80070490 when trying to make any purchase on WP7 MarketPlace

December 10, 2011 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

When you forget to save a word document

December 9, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

My experiences moving to BlogEngine.NET

December 8, 2011 · 7 min · Richard Fennell

Black Marble’s blog server has changed platform to blogengine.net

December 7, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

November  9

We need to teach children computer science

November 28, 2011 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Windows Phone 7 not synchronising Outlook

November 28, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Working with Hyper-V, VLAN tags and TFS 2010 Lab Management

November 23, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Typemock Isolator 6.2 released–now with TFS2010 build support

November 21, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Black Marble at the Abbey Dash in Leeds

November 21, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More experiences upgrading my Media Center to receive Freeview HD

November 19, 2011 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Access denied when running a command with InvokeProcess in a TFS team build

November 18, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Black Marble events for the remainder of 2011 and into 2012

November 14, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences upgrading my Media Center to receive Freeview HD

November 14, 2011 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

October  6

No error detail when using VMPrep

October 26, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at a Black Marble event on TFS on Azure

October 21, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using Nuget and TFS Build 2010

October 17, 2011 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

You can still sign up for DDDNorth tomorrow

October 7, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Documentation for the PowerShell activity in the TFS Community Build Extensions published

October 3, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Seeing loads of ‘cannot load load assemblies’ errors when editing a TFS 2010 build process workflow

October 3, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

September  23

Empty groups not being expanded in a combobox for a TFS work item

September 29, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Tempted by the new Kindle?

September 28, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Just posted VirtualPC activity documentation for TFS 2010 Community Build Extensions

September 27, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upcoming Black Marble event on Windows 8

September 27, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Syncing the build number and assembly version numbers in a TFS build when using the TFSVersion activity

September 26, 2011 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Video of my Webinar for Typemock is available

September 26, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More documentation for the TFS 2010 community build extensions

September 24, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New Release of the Community TFS 2010 Build Extensions

September 23, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Follow up to todays Typemock Webinar

September 21, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Stupid gotchas on a SQL 2008 Reporting Services are why I cannot see the Report Builder Button

September 21, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Another ALM/TFS focused blogger at Black Marble

September 19, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

What to do when your TFS build agent says it is ready, but the icon says it is not

September 17, 2011 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

TFS on Windows Azure preview announced at Build

September 14, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Bitlocker keeps asking for my recovery key after a change in my disk’s MBR

September 14, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

First try with Windows8 and it won’t boot (updated with notes on a solution)

September 14, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Why can’t I see my custom work item types in Team Explorer?

September 14, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Bradford the centre of all scientific advance (at least this week)

September 13, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

‘Expected to find an element’ error when running VS2010 Database unit tests

September 12, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Registration has opened for Black Marble’s Autumn Events 2011

September 7, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Update on using Typemock Isolator to allow webpart development without a Sharepoint server

September 6, 2011 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Doing a webinar on using Typemock Isolator with SharePoint Webparts

September 5, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

#DDDNorth registration has opened

September 5, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Verifying non–public methods have been called using Typemock Isolator in VB.Net

September 3, 2011 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

August  14

You can vote now for sessions at #dddnorth

August 30, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problem setting an email alert for the TFS 2010 Power Tools backup

August 25, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TF80070 when loading a team query in MS Project

August 24, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

One week left to submit a session for DDDNorth

August 22, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New release of TFS 2010 Power Tools

August 20, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Windows search not starting, making itself disabled on a reboot

August 19, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New TFS 2010 Community TFS Build Extension documentation – nUnit

August 19, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New TFS 2010 Community TFS Build Extension documentation – TFSVersion

August 18, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Where has my mouse cursor done? Unable to record a video in Microsoft Test Manager

August 18, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More on using the StyleCop TFS 2010 Build Activity– handling settings files

August 16, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Do you find editing TFS Build Process Templates slow?

August 9, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Still time to propose sessions for DDDNorth

August 8, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Where do I find the product key for Team Explorer Everywhere?

August 3, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Linking a TFS work item to a specific version of a document in SharePoint

August 2, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

July  15

DDD in t’North

July 27, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More tips and tricks using my Typemock custom build activity with TFS 2010 build

July 26, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

More on running multiple TFS build controllers on a single VM

July 25, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

WP7 update fails when using laptop docking station, works when direct to laptop

July 22, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

WP7 update fails when using laptop docking station, works when direct to laptop

July 22, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Follow up to last nights session on mocking

July 22, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

The community - a route to free training

July 21, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Solution to ‘Missing requirement: Shared profile 1.0.0.1308118925849’ error when installation TEE SP1 on Eclipse Indigo

July 18, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Lenovo W520 – one week on

July 18, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Moving a VHD boot disk to Hyper-V

July 13, 2011 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at usergroups in Leeds and Southampton

July 11, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Workaround to connect to a TFS Lab Environment from outside a TMG firewall

July 8, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TF30162: Task "BuildTask" from Group "Build" failed – when creating a team project

July 5, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

First Stable Release of Community TFS 2010 Build Extensions

July 5, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

I’ve been re-awarded as an ALM MVP for 2011

July 4, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  9

Todays ISV event at Microsoft UK

June 27, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft UK Techdays video’s available

June 23, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Microsoft UK next week

June 22, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More from the ALM Rangers - Lab Management Guide

June 20, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS 2010 SP1 Cumulative Update 1

June 20, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

ALM Ranger’s Build Customization Guidance has shipped

June 19, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My first serious problem with my WP7 device

June 16, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Using VSTO to access TFS

June 3, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot connect to a Lab Management Environment using the MTM Environment Viewer

June 1, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

May  15

How to fix extra Quickstart help menu items when installing Typemock Isolator

May 30, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Links to Videos of my Presentations

May 28, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Recording Silverlight actions on Microsoft Test Manager

May 27, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS vNext video from Teched up on Channel9

May 18, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Announcements at TechEd USA 2011 about TFS vNext and a Java API available now

May 16, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Microsoft’s “Application Lifecycle Management for Independent Software Vendors”

May 13, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cross domain usage of TFS Integration Platform

May 6, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Our WP7 TFS Phone Explorer has won first prize in the Red Gate WP7 competition

May 5, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Free webcast of Architecture and Installation of TFS 2010

May 5, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Registration open for the “Connected Development” event on the 26th of May

May 5, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Creating a TFS Team Project Collection using Powershell

May 5, 2011 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Problems and workaround for the EMC Scrum for Team System Process Template

May 4, 2011 · 8 min · Richard Fennell

Problems and workaround for the EMC Scrum for Team System Process Template

May 4, 2011 · 8 min · Richard Fennell

My upcoming speaking engagements for Spring/Summer 2011

May 3, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

The slow slide to a paperless life

May 3, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

April  13

How to use the TFS 2010 Community StyleCop Build Actvity (Addendum)

April 27, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Professional Foundation Server 2010

April 27, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Added a reading list to my blog

April 27, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How to use the TFS 2010 Community StyleCop Build Activity

April 22, 2011 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Now I have three TFS build instances on my VM

April 20, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Release of Black Marble’s WP7 TFS Phone Explorer

April 19, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF30162: Task "UploadStructure" from Group "Classification" failed

April 15, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF255115 Access Denied when starting TFSAgent Service

April 14, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

PC Rebuild time – remembering how to mount a bitlockered VHD

April 14, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at the BCS in Edinburgh on Agile Methods

April 14, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New home for my Techdays video on Lab Management from last year

April 10, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Doing a webcast for Microsoft next week ‘Lab Management and Automated Build’

April 6, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why can’t I see my TFS reports?

April 4, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

March  12

How to waste time with Lab Management – Missing the obvious that MTM points to a Team Project

March 30, 2011 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

How to expose IIS Express to external network connections and use a non-self signed certificate

March 22, 2011 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

A slow experience installing VS2010 SP1, but worth it in the end

March 19, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting the WP7 SDK onto a Windows Server 2008 TFS Build Agent

March 17, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD Scotland registration is now open

March 14, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking on VS 2010 ALM and Testing at events in Belfast and Dublin

March 10, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Install order guidance for VS2010 SP1

March 9, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fixed numerous issues with VS2008 using a /resetskippkgs

March 9, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

A day of new releases and announcements in Visual Studio 2010 land

March 8, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

What to do with project dependencies?

March 4, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

The March 2011 version of the TFS Power Tools have been released

March 4, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Mocking out calls in unit tests to a TFS Server using Typemock

March 4, 2011 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

February  8

Alpha release of TFS 2010 Build Extensions

February 28, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF30040 error when attaching a team project collection

February 19, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0’ provider is not registered on 64bit IIS7 server

February 18, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Another DDD opportunity

February 15, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My experiences getting started with writing custom adaptors for TFS Integration Platform

February 9, 2011 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Black Marble O7 game up on Windows Phone 7 Marketplace

February 9, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Renaming branches in TFS2010

February 4, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Somewhat nasty upgrade experience with Seesmic Desktop 2

February 2, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

January  10

Problems connecting a Netgear WG111 USB Wifi Dongle to a Netgear DG834GT router

January 31, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Gojko Adzic is presenting at the next Agile Yorkshire meeting on acceptance tests

January 29, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Not made it to DDD9

January 29, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Follow up to yesterdays events on ‘enabling agile development with cool tools’

January 28, 2011 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Follow up to yesterdays events on ‘enabling agile development with cool tools’

January 28, 2011 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

At last my creature it lives – adventures with Lab Management and VLAN tags

January 21, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Preparing for my session next week on ‘enabling agile development with cool tools’

January 20, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF215097 error when using a custom build activity

January 6, 2011 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Kindle on the Phone 7

January 6, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD9 Sessions announced

January 4, 2011 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2010  166

December  1

While you are stuck at home due to snow why not vote for your favourite DDD9 session?

December 1, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

November  8

Reminder about by web session on mocking Sharepoint with Typemock Isolator next week

November 25, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Where can you learn more on Typemock after last night session at NEBytes?

November 18, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

0x80004004 when trying to upgrade Live Writer and Messenger

November 17, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Adding a Visual Basic 6 project to a TFS 2010 Build

November 16, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

You can’t edit a TFS 2010 build workflow template with just Team Explorer installed

November 12, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

[More] Fun with WCF, SharePoint and Kerberos

November 10, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

A week with a Windows Phone 7 – It just works!

November 9, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

November Agile Yorkshire meeting “William Hill Agile Case Study”

November 4, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

October  17

Fun with WCF, SharePoint and Kerberos – well it looks like fun with hindsight

October 29, 2010 · 9 min · Richard Fennell

PDC 2010 thoughts - the next morning

October 29, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Common confusion I have seen with Visual Studio 2010 Lab Management

October 25, 2010 · 7 min · Richard Fennell

First look at Postsharp AOP framework for .NET

October 25, 2010 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

First look at Postsharp AOP framework for .NET

October 25, 2010 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Typemock Isolator++ Video

October 25, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Video interviews from Software Craftsman 2010

October 22, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

I am speaking at NEBytes in November on Mocking with Typemock Isolator

October 19, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

I am speaking at NEBytes in November on Mocking with Typemock Isolator

October 19, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Should I buy a Kindle?

October 19, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Do you work with C++? Typemock Isolator++ webinar

October 19, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

All our futures behind us?

October 18, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

ALM Rangers ship SCOM Management pack for TFS2010

October 15, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Leeds Hack Day 2010 registration open

October 14, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at the Developer Group on Typemock Isolator on the 20th of October

October 7, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Thoughts on the Software Craftsmanship 2010

October 7, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Error –4002 on Access services on Sharepoint 2010

October 4, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

September  14

DDD Dublin 2010 Sessions published

September 22, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD9 Announced

September 20, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upcoming speaking engagements

September 16, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Upcoming speaking engagements

September 16, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

DDD Dublin voting as opened

September 14, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences running multiple instances of 2010 build service on a single VM

September 13, 2010 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Talking about mocking with Typemock a The of The Developers Group in October

September 13, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Stupid mistake over Javascript parameters

September 10, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problem faking multiple SPLists with Typemock Isolator in a single test

September 10, 2010 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

My Typemock video have been published

September 9, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

I am speaking at the VBug Autumn Conference

September 9, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running Android on my HTC Diamond2

September 8, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Does anyone need a VS2010 Custom Build Activity for StyleCop?

September 3, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

New book on Refactoring with Visual Studio 2010 from Packt Publishing

September 3, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

August  16

DDD Dublin call for speakers is open

August 31, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

What is an .xesc file?

August 27, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot run CodeUI tests in Lab Management – getting a ’Build directory of the test run is not specified or does not exist’

August 27, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Don’t hardcode that build option

August 26, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Detailed posted on using Access Services and Event Receivers

August 25, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

"Program too big to fit in memory" when installing a TFS 2010 Test Controller

August 23, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Great iPlayer Media Center Plugin

August 18, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running MSDeploy to a remote box from inside a TFS 2010 Build (Part 2)

August 13, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

How to edit a TFS 2010 build template when it contains custom activities.

August 13, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

And the first official release of the TFS Integration Platform

August 13, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New tool for configuring Sharepoint MOSS for TFS dashboards

August 13, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio 2010 Lab Management released announced

August 13, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running MSDeploy to a remote box from inside a TFS 2010 Build

August 6, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Getting a ,NET 4 WCF service running on IIS7

August 6, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Getting code coverage working on Team Build 2010

August 5, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Next weeks Agile Yorkshire meeting: Some things about testing that everyone should know, …… but were afraid to ask, in case somebody told them.

August 5, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

July  10

Scale out TFS2010 issues and fixes

July 26, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Once more with feeling…watching yourself on video

July 25, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Software Craftsmanship 2010

July 22, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

All Leds flashing on a Netgear GS108 Switch

July 20, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running SPDisposeCheck as part of a 2010 CI Build

July 3, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Survey on what you think of the Visual Studio web site

July 3, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

BCS EGM results

July 1, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Re-awarded as a Visual Studio ALM MVP

July 1, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using my Typemock TMockRunner Custom Activity for Team Build 2010

July 1, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Fun presenting last night at BCS

July 1, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

June  16

Speaking at the BCS this week on Agile

June 28, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Professional Scrum Developer with TFS course in the UK

June 25, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF246062: Two or more database are in conflict when upgrading to TFS 2010

June 25, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

IDD Building a breakfast comment to a become process – now there is a leap

June 20, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Post NDC2010 thoughts – a great event

June 20, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

When roving what I hate most about windows mobile 6 is not knowing what connection it will try to use.

June 17, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

All set for Olso – Off to NDC 2010

June 15, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Video of my Microsoft Techdays session on Lab Management

June 11, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How little do you have to do to run a VS/TFS2008 build on a TFS2010 server?

June 10, 2010 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

TF31002: Altering the URL that your TFS 2010 Web Client uses to talk to the AT

June 9, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Thoughts on the BCS EGM

June 6, 2010 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Hanging Humax PVT9200T PVR

June 5, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Can you mock out .NET extension methods with Typemock? – the answer is yes

June 5, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Today’s DDD South West

June 5, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF50609 error when creating a new team project in TFS 2010

June 4, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TF261007 error message when attaching a collection

June 3, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

May  14

Speaking at the West Yorkshire BCS meeting on Agile Methods

May 29, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Great book on Kanban

May 29, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Next Agile Yorkshire meeting is on the 8th of June on Agile BI Testing

May 26, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Setting the display value in databound combo boxes on Access 2010 web forms

May 21, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

More on my Vodafone 403 errors – an explanation at least

May 21, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Agile Yorkshire moves to the 2nd Tuesday in the month

May 19, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading from Office 2010 RC to RTM

May 19, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Looking for a good overview of Visual Studio 2010 and ALM?

May 17, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Notes from our TFS 2010 upgrade

May 17, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Stupid support suggestions from Vodafone about 403 server proxy errors

May 13, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF237195 error when creating a new team project

May 13, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My article on Typemock Insider Blog

May 11, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS 2010 RC –> RTM upgrade problem with the warehouse

May 10, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TF246064 upgrading TFS 2010RC to RTM

May 4, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

April  16

Slides from my Typemock Academy session

April 27, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Busy week, off to see Typemock in Oslo

April 25, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Mocking Sharepoint for Testing

April 22, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Mocking Sharepoint for Design with Typemock Isolator

April 22, 2010 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Post SharePoint Evolution thoughts

April 21, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Developer Day South West

April 16, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Todays #UKTechDays Leeds Fringe event

April 15, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Video of MVP at Microsoft Techdays events

April 15, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Useful tool to move Reporting Services reports between servers

April 14, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at the Typemock Academy in Olso in a couple of weeks

April 14, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Follow up on my TechDays Lab Management session about the cost.

April 13, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Goodbye Team System hello Visual Studio ALM

April 13, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Down in London for TechDays

April 12, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Error running Ivonna tests with ASP.NET 4

April 12, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Experiences upgrading to Lab Manager 2010 RC

April 1, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Post AIC 2010 Thoughts

April 1, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

March  25

Running Fitnesse.NET tests using MSTest - Revisited

March 29, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TF30046 Error when trying to create new team project collection using an existing empty DB

March 29, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

And finally my personal domains

March 29, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Mixed mode assembly is built against version ‘v2.0.50727’ error using .NET 4 Development Web Server

March 27, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS 2010 Database Label not use for Team Project Collection DBs

March 25, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Announcing Typemock TMockRunner Custom Activity for Team Build 2010

March 25, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A fix to run Typemock Isolator inside the Page_Load for an ASPX page on VS2010/.NET4

March 25, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Internet problems should be over

March 25, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF254024 error when upgrading TFS 2010 Beta2 to RC

March 24, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at NDC in Oslo in June

March 22, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

VHD boot and c00002e2 Errors

March 18, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

NEBytes last night

March 18, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at NEBytes tomorrow

March 16, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot access TFS over HTTPS after upgrade from 2010 Beta 2 to RC

March 15, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Post QCon thoughts

March 13, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at SharePoint Evolution Conference

March 9, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Agile Yorkshire Martin Fowler event is full

March 8, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Lessons learnt building a custom activity to run Typemock Isolator in VS2010 Team Build

March 8, 2010 · 13 min · Richard Fennell

Getting sick of seeing the Vodafone error “HTTP Error 403: The service you requested is restricted”

March 8, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

The Teamprise Eclipse plug in for TFS gets a new name

March 8, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Martin Fowler is speaking at Agile Yorkshire this month

March 2, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD Community Events News

March 2, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

The importance of using parameters in vs2010 build workflows

March 2, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Do you use a Symbol Server?

March 1, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

This year’s DDD South West announced

March 1, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

February  12

Speaking at QCon on TFS and Java Integration

February 26, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Logging results from InvokeProcess in a VS2010 Team Build

February 23, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

MTLM becomes MTM

February 22, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

So where have I been all week?

February 22, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking in Edinburgh on VS2010 and ALM

February 22, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New ‘ALTdotNet Beers North’ group starting

February 11, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Tonight is Agile Yorkshire

February 10, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Is Pex and Moles the answer to Sharepoint testing?

February 9, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Errors Faking Sharepoint with Typemock due to assembly versions

February 9, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

At last, my creature it lives……..

February 5, 2010 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

ASPNETCOMPILER: error 1003 with TFS2010 Team build

February 4, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problem creating workitems on TFS2010 in the morning

February 2, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

January  17

The Barry Dorrans’ farewell DDD performance

January 31, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A call for speaker at next month Agile Yorkshire meeting

January 29, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Empty page being show for Silverlight application running out of browser

January 29, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Giving Twitter Notify a try

January 28, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

So you want to demo VS2010 Lab Manager…….

January 27, 2010 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

The uptake of Agile and Alt.Net practices in places a bit away from the major development hotspots

January 25, 2010 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

Running Typemock Isolator based tests in TFS 2010 Team Build

January 22, 2010 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Time to exercise your prerogative again

January 21, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problems installing TFS Proxy

January 18, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Typemock Isolator 2010 released

January 18, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD8 is full

January 15, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS 2010 Build Service Configuration Wizard fails with TF255425 error

January 14, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

New UK ALM User Group Formed

January 14, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Voting has opened for DDD8

January 12, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why don’t I love my phone?

January 11, 2010 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

The Agile Yorkshire AGM is this week

January 11, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A new user group - North East Bytes

January 8, 2010 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2009  138

December  6

My Christmas Message to the world

December 23, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Making a TFS2010 Beta2 server use SSL Ports

December 18, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upcoming Community Conferences

December 11, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Agile Yorkshire meeting - Kaban For Software Engineering

December 8, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A busy week of presenting

December 1, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Post PDC Thoughts

December 1, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

November  3

PDC Keynote Day 1 thoughts

November 17, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

November Agile Yorkshire Meeting

November 9, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Notes on TFS2010 Beta1 to Beta 2 Upgrade

November 3, 2009 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

October  8

TF53010 error and no TFS Warehouse updates after a SQL migrate

October 21, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A video on Access 2010

October 21, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 release and a new licensing model

October 19, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Access Services in SharePoint 2010 or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Access 2010

October 19, 2009 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

I’m off to Ireland this week

October 18, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Local events reminder

October 12, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF252005 Error when creating new collections on TFS 2010 Beta1

October 7, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS for the small team

October 4, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

September  9

Some good new for Bletchley Park

September 29, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Agile Yorkshire Twitter feeds

September 26, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Licensing kicks off again

September 22, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF21508 Error, cannot see build server after moving a Hyper-V image

September 17, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Windows 7 Boot from VHD

September 17, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

New free tools to help manager or TFS based projects from Telerik

September 9, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Your support can keep our industry’s history alive

September 7, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

September’s Agile Yorkshire meeting

September 7, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF250020 error creating new Team Projects

September 2, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

August  15

And another nice feature for Windows 7

August 31, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Update on Media Center on Windows 7

August 31, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Recording of my SQLBits Session on Visual Studio 2008

August 31, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Epicenter follow up

August 28, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Welcome to the past of software development

August 25, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Webcast on ASP.NET testing

August 25, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Nice explanation of using Kanban for support

August 21, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

This past week’s Nxtgen events

August 20, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Red button works in the BBC Interactive

August 15, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Nxtgen UK tour reminder

August 15, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Epicenter 2009, the Irish Software Show

August 15, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading my Media Center to Windows 7

August 14, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Slides from yesterdays presentation at VBUG

August 12, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Expression Suite Version 3 and Source Control

August 4, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Isn’t the new Paste preview in Office 2010 cools

August 2, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

July  14

Outlook 2010 email searching

July 25, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio 2008 connecting to TFS 2010

July 21, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A major day in history

July 21, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Outlook 2010 crashing after in place upgrade

July 17, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

My Glasgow presentation last night.

July 16, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Scottish Developers on Typemock

July 13, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Video recording gotta for VS2010 Test Runner

July 12, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Grow your own testing framework

July 9, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

And eScrum is no more

July 7, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Fun with a SQLExpress 2005 upgrade 2008

July 6, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

July Agile Yorkshire meeting

July 6, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Remember the new URL format for the TFS2010 web services have changed

July 3, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio 2010 project upgrade bug; test assemblies being copied to release folders in error

July 3, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Re-awarded MVP

July 2, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  7

Problems with uplink on an 8 port Netgear Gigabit switch

June 30, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 issue on Windows SharePoint Services v2.0

June 29, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Logging everything that is going on when an assembly loads using CThru

June 22, 2009 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

0x800106ba Windows Defender error in Windows Vista

June 21, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

29109 error when installing the quiescence GDR patch for TFS 2005

June 12, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Sharepoint Extensions on a Load Balanced Sharepoint farm

June 10, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TF30227 error when creating team projects on TFS 2008

June 9, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

May  22

Addressing binding issues with with Ivonna 2.0.0 using <dependentAssembly> in web.config

May 29, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

The setup story for TFS 2010

May 27, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Everytime I have to use Typemock I need to ask does my code stinks?

May 24, 2009 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Post Developer Day South West thoughts

May 24, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Developer Day South West is this weekend

May 21, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Timeouts on Bitlocker to go

May 21, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TF255048 Error when installing TFS 2010 beta 1

May 21, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft.AnalysisServices Assemblies missing when configuring Reporting Services on multiple server TFS 2010 Beta1

May 20, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Getting "failed to start" with a SharePoint workflow

May 20, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio Team System 2010 Beta 1 has shipped

May 18, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

London Alt.Net Conference is now full

May 18, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New bundle from Typemock

May 18, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Last nights Agile Yorkshire meeting on Exploratory Testing

May 14, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Misleading error message adding a user on Windows 2008

May 13, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Alt.Net UK Conference 2009

May 12, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A day at the Architect Insight Conference

May 9, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Another speaking engagement – Vbug Newcastle on SharePoint Testing

May 9, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Virtual PC on Windows 7

May 9, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Next weeks Agile Yorkshire meeting

May 6, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Updating Windows 7 Beta to RC

May 6, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My grok talk on Sharepoint testing with Typemock Isolator and Ivonna at DD Scotland

May 3, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Testing access attributes on the Microsoft MVC framework

May 1, 2009 · 9 min · Richard Fennell

April  17

My NxtGen tour in August

April 29, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Licensing exception with Ivonna the Typemock add-in (and any other add-ins I suspect)

April 25, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

System.Web.Abstractions missing on a ASP.NET web site

April 24, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Follow up to my session yesterday at VBug Newcatsle on DataDude GDR

April 23, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking in Newcastle tomorrow

April 21, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Next Agile Yorkshire Meeting – Exploratory Testing

April 18, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Alt.Net ‘In the north’ – wrapping it all up

April 18, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Alt.net ‘In the North’ starts tonight

April 17, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Team Build, Code Coverage and MVC

April 15, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Holiday is when you catch up…..

April 10, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Testing SharePoint Workflows using TypeMock Isolator (Part 3)

April 7, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio 2008 DBPRO GDR QFE (wow loads of TLAs there)

April 7, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Testing SharePoint Workflows using TypeMock Isolator (Part 2)

April 6, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking next week at Agile Yorkshire

April 4, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Live Writer crashing when adding hyperlinks

April 3, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Testing SharePoint Workflows using TypeMock Isolator

April 3, 2009 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

Book Review ‘Software Testing with Visual Studio Team System 2008’

April 2, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

March  7

SQLBits IV Slides

March 31, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Alt.net ‘in the north’ still has some spaces

March 31, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking on Visual Studio Team System Database Edition GDR

March 25, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Visual Studio 2008 Database Edition GDR release - Createdeployment

March 22, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Free hotel internet - if you dare touch it

March 20, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Do you need work item hierarchy in TFS? (Part 2)

March 20, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Error 1722 when installing MVC 1.0

March 19, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

February  17

Request for help with PhD Research

February 26, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Intent is the key - thoughts on the way home form Software Craftsmanship 2009

February 26, 2009 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Do you need work item hierarchy in TFS?

February 25, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

SLExtensions HTMLEditor

February 25, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Alt.Net UK ‘In the North’ Registration is now open

February 24, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New URL for Agile Yorkshire (nee XPClub)

February 23, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Excellent selection of speakers at the May Progressive .NET Tutorials

February 23, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Update on Alt.Net ‘In the North’ Conference

February 20, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

If Alt.Net is not to your taste…..

February 18, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Announcing the Alt.Net.UK ‘in the North’ Conference

February 18, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Buzzword bingo in the cloud

February 13, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

SQLBits IV registration is open

February 11, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My session has been selected for SQLBits IV

February 8, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Missing .NET framework installing a VSTO application

February 7, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Free events in the coming week

February 7, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Which way to fake an item in Typemock

February 5, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Developer Day Scotland Voting Opens

February 4, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

January  13

Old assemblies appearing in the _PublishedWebsites directory with Team Build

January 29, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

PostBuild events not running on TFS Team Build

January 28, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

We are hosting Microsoft’s Azure Technical Briefing

January 28, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Writing a webpart to work inside and outside Sharepoint when talking to WCF

January 28, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

New name for the XP Club and next months event

January 27, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Call for speakers for DDD South West

January 27, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Voting opens for SQLBits IV

January 26, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problem hosting WCF using Cassini on Windows 7

January 24, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Installing an MSI on Windows 7 fails after 16th January 2009

January 19, 2009 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Another call for speakers

January 15, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

XP Club January 2009 Meeting

January 13, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

First thoughts on Windows 7 Beta

January 12, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Session submission for SQLBits IV has been opened

January 4, 2009 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2008  155

December  10

Running TypeMock based test in Team Build

December 23, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My problems with Live Messenger inside Visual Studio are fixed.

December 22, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Update on using StyleCop in TFS Team Build

December 22, 2008 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

MSB3155 errors in Team build when publishing to click once

December 22, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Should my TFS Build Server be 32bit or 64bit?

December 22, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Getting MSB6006 errors for MSTest under TFS Team Build 2008

December 22, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS TeamBuild and Sharepoint WSP deployment (and any post build events for that matter)

December 19, 2008 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Steve Ballmer’s MVP Live Search Challenge

December 9, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Developer testing of Sharepoint Webparts using Typemock Isolator and Ivonna

December 4, 2008 · 8 min · Richard Fennell

Software Craftsmanship 2009

December 2, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

November  17

December XPClub Meeting

November 29, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Interesting news on test SharePoint

November 25, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Back from DDD7

November 24, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Call for speakers for Developer Day Scotland is open

November 21, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Entering a license key for Typemock Isolator if you are not administrator

November 17, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Windows 7 on the Dell Mini

November 14, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TypeMock Isolator, SPTypeMock and SharePoint testing

November 13, 2008 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Strange guide to Ruby

November 13, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Power Toys

November 9, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

XPClub meeting on 12th November

November 7, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

The future of paid conferences and other thoughts

November 6, 2008 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Page views not updated in community server

November 6, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My VBug conference session on TFS

November 5, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Going to conferences is worth it, well the chats in the corridor certainly are.

November 4, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

patterns & practices Acceptance Test Engineering Guidance

November 3, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Post PDC 2008 thoughts

November 2, 2008 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Team System Database GDR Edition RTM Released

November 1, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

October  23

PDC Day 3

October 30, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

PDC 2008 Day 2 Keynote

October 28, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

PDC Buzzword bingo

October 28, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

It made me laugh…

October 28, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

VSTS 2010 at the PDC

October 28, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

PDC 2008 thoughts day 1

October 27, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

All life is here

October 27, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF53010 & TF213000 unable to load

October 24, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF220050 error in TFS install

October 24, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

… and I understand DDD7 is now full

October 22, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD7 Registration is open

October 22, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Iterations not appearing in IterationPath

October 16, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS 2008 SP1 resets service accounts

October 16, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using StyleCop in TFS Team Build

October 15, 2008 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

DDD7 Agenda Published

October 13, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Like the new Blog theme?

October 9, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

XP Club meeting

October 8, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Flash problems

October 7, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running fitness.Net tests in unit test – some tips

October 4, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Upcoming events in October

October 4, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

The October Power Tools Release

October 3, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Testing Driven Development for Workflow Foundation

October 3, 2008 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

XP Home to XP Professional when IE8 is involved

October 2, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

September  17

Further thoughts on mocking out a SMTP Server

September 30, 2008 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

‘Datadude’ merged with Team Developer

September 30, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Mocking out an email server

September 27, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

First thoughts on the Dell Mini 9

September 24, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

So what will we need to run ‘Rosario’?

September 23, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Post ReMix thoughts

September 20, 2008 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Rebuild of GUITester

September 20, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Local user groups

September 19, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Not speaking at Vbug next week

September 19, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Blend and Source control

September 18, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Remix UK 08 Keynote

September 18, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Not enough people locally for a TFS user group?

September 16, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Alt.net - the day after

September 14, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Signing Powershell scripts with a Thawte code signing certificate

September 10, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

September XPClub Meeting is this Wednesday

September 7, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Upgrading Team Foundation Server 2008 with SP1

September 6, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Controlling a Ajax Control ModalPopupExtender from Code behind

September 2, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

August  8

Speaking on Team System in Coventry

August 21, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

eScrum 1,1 available

August 21, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why doesn’t my ActionsPane appear when I create a new document form a VSTO enabled template?

August 11, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Argh… more media rights issues

August 10, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

No Silverlight NBC Olympics for us

August 9, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Blog mirror

August 7, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Moving the document store in TFS

August 7, 2008 · 4 min · Richard Fennell

A Digital Road Trip

August 5, 2008 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

July  12

‘Unable to find control’ when programmatically adding ASP.NET validation controls

July 23, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running Fitnesse.NET tests using MSTest

July 18, 2008 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Registration opened for SQLBits III (Cubed)

July 18, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New Team System Power Tools

July 17, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Leeds SQL Usergroup

July 17, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

And as predicted….

July 12, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

I’ve registered have you?

July 11, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Publishing a ASP.NET WCF service encryption error

July 8, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Next XP Club meeting

July 7, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Bug tracking with TFS

July 6, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

DDD7 Session Submissions

July 3, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Wow I’m an MVP

July 2, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

June  11

TFS Team Build compile details

June 23, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Leeds SQL User group

June 21, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

CA0055 error in FXCop

June 20, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

XPClub Meeting about Opera

June 12, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Build server and running MSTest - directory creation error

June 12, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Rescheduled XPClub Meeting

June 9, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Interesting post on testing

June 9, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Go south young man…….and read a book on a SmartPhone

June 9, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

On the train home

June 5, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New CTP Release for VS2008 Database Edition

June 3, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking in Edinburgh this week

June 2, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

May  10

Developer Edition for Sharepoint

May 30, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

and another point…

May 28, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

An Idle break

May 26, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New TFS stuff that has just been published

May 13, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Extreme Programming Club Meeting

May 13, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Developer Day Scotland

May 11, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fixed Sprint Burndown chart for eScrum on TFS 2008

May 9, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Registry Access Errors with the TFS API

May 9, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

PerformanceCounters not showing up in PerfMon

May 8, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Why aren’t there more plays about quantum physics?

May 4, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

April  10

I want a TFS 64bit API

April 29, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

First Release of BlogWriter for Smart Devices

April 29, 2008 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Enigma & Friends

April 24, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Smart Device Blog Writer

April 20, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Outlook Mobile Sync Issues over 3G

April 17, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at Scottish SQL Usergroup

April 17, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

VBUG Newcastle: VS2008, SQL Server 2008 and Win 2008 Launch Event

April 15, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Community Launch Events

April 7, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Back home from the IMTC

April 5, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

The youth of today

April 1, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

March  12

More sessions in Ireland next week

March 27, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New style web applications

March 26, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

New release of VSTS Scrum Process Template

March 26, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Dot Net Rocks - Barry Dorrans revisits Security with OpenID and Cardspace

March 20, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Installing SQL 2008 Feb CTP on a VPC

March 16, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A couple of speaking engagements

March 12, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

CruiseControl & MSTest from Visual Studio 2008

March 11, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS ‘Invalid File Handle’ when getting files

March 11, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

After months on backorder my HTC Cruise arrives, was it worth the wait?

March 11, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

SIlverlight 2 SDK Beta 1 - Control Samples

March 7, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

March 2008 meeting of the Yorkshire Extreme Programming Club

March 3, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

SQLBits II

March 2, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

February  10

‘Aah, VSTO!’ … cooking up an OBA solution

February 23, 2008 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

DDD Ireland Agenda published

February 18, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Sharepoint is like a shelf that is too short…..

February 15, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Scottish Developers

February 13, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Voting opens Developer Day Scotland

February 11, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Next meeting of the Extreme Programming Club

February 11, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New Banner Image

February 8, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Another declarative programming language to try to test

February 7, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Oh to be a tester….

February 3, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

First Alt.Net.UK Conference thoughts

February 2, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

January  15

Registration for SQLBits II

January 31, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Presenting at the first meeting of the Peterborough VBug group

January 31, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Fun upgrading from Visual Studio TFS 2008 Beta2 to RTM

January 23, 2008 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

SQLBits II (the sql)

January 23, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

SharePoint, TRACE.WriteLine and DebugView

January 22, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Running the TFS Best Practice Analyzer and 2005 Team Explorer

January 16, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Presenting in Glasgow

January 14, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

CCNet WebDashboard getting assembly does not allow partially trusted callers exception

January 13, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TF220066 Error installing TFS

January 10, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS WebParts in a 64bit SharePoint environment

January 4, 2008 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Next meeting of the Yorkshire Extreme Programming Club

January 4, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Great Scrum Video

January 4, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Future for the Yorkshire XP Club

January 3, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Getting Team Foundation Server to use a remote 64Bit SharePoint 2007 farm.

January 2, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Build Agent on Team Foundation Workgroup Edition

January 2, 2008 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

2007  118

December  10

TFS 2008 Media on MSDN

December 27, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS WebPart for viewing workitems in SharePoint 2007

December 19, 2007 · 6 min · Richard Fennell

And another possible session at SQLBits II

December 19, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Maybe speaking at Developer Day Scotland

December 19, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at VBUG Peterborough

December 19, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Powershell and SourceSafe

December 9, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Alt.Net.UK

December 9, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Using Powershell to remind users of checked out files from TFS

December 8, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Last night I met a spaceman

December 6, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Intellisense not working in Visual Studio 2008

December 1, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

November  19

DDD6 demo - better late than never

November 28, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Virtual Server and MAC addresses

November 27, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

The day after DDD6

November 25, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Interesting change to TFS licensing

November 23, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

System Security

November 23, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Fun with a DDD6 demo

November 17, 2007 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Updating an Ajax Application

November 12, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

When you think it cannot get worse…

November 10, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TechEd Barcelona - update

November 7, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

No sizzle and not much sausage

November 5, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How to create a community

November 5, 2007 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Waiting to watch paint start to dry

November 5, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

If it is Monday it must be Barcelona

November 5, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Last day at SOA - day 4

November 2, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Channel 9 Interview with Robby Ingebretsen

November 2, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A trip out to a Seattle Landmark

November 2, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Thoughts from the SOA conference - day 3

November 1, 2007 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft SOA Conference - day 2

November 1, 2007 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Buzzword bingo 2

November 1, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

October  15

Where are all the people?

October 31, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft SOA Conference - end of day 1

October 31, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Mission control we have a problem

October 30, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

SOA Buzzword Bingo Part 1

October 30, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft SOA Conference Day 1

October 30, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Vista high CPU on startup

October 30, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD6

October 26, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Bradford the ‘greenest city’

October 20, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

A long day of seminars

October 18, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

SQLBit Podcast

October 13, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD news

October 12, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Agile Workshop by Clarke Ching

October 12, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

I think I got away with it!

October 6, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Javascript errors with Escrum

October 4, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Update to 2008 Beta2 and Escrum Admin

October 2, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

September  15

Upgrading from TFS2005 to TFS 2008 ‘Orcas’ Beta 2

September 28, 2007 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

GUITester and CodePlex

September 24, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Disaster Recovery in TFS

September 20, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at NxtGenUG Birmingham

September 20, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Last nights Bristol .NET Developers Network usergroup meeting.

September 20, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TV Mashup

September 15, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

SQLBits

September 14, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

MIX 07 Day 2

September 12, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

End of the first day @ Mix07 UK

September 12, 2007 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Where is the beer and sandwiches?

September 11, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

TFS and CruiseControl

September 9, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

It’s conference season

September 7, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New version of Live Writer

September 7, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

My TFS wants an upgrade to 2008 and is sulking

September 6, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TF14044 Error

September 3, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

August  6

Can’t debug into a MOSS Webpart

August 24, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

SQLBits Community Conference

August 24, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Installing VS2008Beta2 from an ISO

August 16, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Cannot create a new project in TFS - reporting services problem

August 16, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Imagine Cup Coverage

August 8, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Design goal met

August 2, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

July  9

Every home should have one

July 26, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

How books date

July 16, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

TFS Webpart in MOSS2007

July 13, 2007 · 5 min · Richard Fennell

Empty Reports with the eScrum Template

July 12, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Losing all files when moving a project in TFS Source Control

July 12, 2007 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Another stupid way to waste an hour or two…..

July 10, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

First thoughts on using the TFS API inside Sharepoint 2007

July 8, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Good pointer to DNR TV from Colin @ DDD5

July 2, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD5, thoughts the day after………..

July 1, 2007 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

June  5

DDD5 Presentation - Team Foundation Server

June 30, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

eScrum 1.0

June 23, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Attrice Team Foundation Sidekicks and Teamplain on TFS Orcas release

June 15, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD5 is full

June 3, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

DDD5 Registration has opened

June 1, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

May  8

DDD5 Agenda

May 30, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Correct cleaning method for Corsair Flash Voyager USB Stick

May 22, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Great session on TDD

May 11, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking at the .NET Developers Network

May 7, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

FEST07

May 7, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Accessing Virtual Server via VMRC through a ISA firewall with Vista

May 3, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Installing SQL2005 SP2 on Vista

May 3, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Vote early vote oftan….

May 1, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

April  10

Interesting TFS discussion

April 30, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Analysis tools not to be without

April 22, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Update on my old Dell

April 20, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Follow up on our nVidia RAID problems

April 15, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

An extreme hour

April 13, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

When the server just stops

April 12, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Before you ask…

April 5, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Problems removing McAfee ProtectionPoint 1.5.0 Agent

April 4, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft in SCIAM

April 4, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

DDD5 Submissions

April 1, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

March  9

And another point on TeamPlain

March 30, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Wow… TeamPlain is easy to install

March 30, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Moving Microsoft CRM 3.0

March 27, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Changing TFS user account passwords

March 16, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Shame it is at TVP

March 10, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Swapping from Nvidia RAID to Software mirroring on a SunFire x2100

March 10, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

My Presentation at the Extreme Programming Club

March 9, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

At last a working Vista replacement for XP Media Center PC

March 7, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Speaking on Scrum

March 3, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

February  4

Yorkshire XP Club

February 13, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Microsoft SQL 2005 starts then stops with 3414 error

February 11, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

When installing Cassini why do I always forget this?

February 7, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Moving Community Server

February 2, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

January  8

More on TFS Access from the Internet

January 29, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

New Agile user group in Leeds

January 20, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Well that almost worked

January 18, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Lets just rename that Team Foundation Server…………….

January 17, 2007 · 3 min · Richard Fennell

Time to revisit Microserfs

January 17, 2007 · 2 min · Richard Fennell

Update on Virtual Server

January 16, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Accessing Virtual Server via an ISA server

January 15, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell

Opening of a new blog

January 15, 2007 · 1 min · Richard Fennell