Since Microsoft is deprecating STSADM, I decided to do deploy a solution using PowerShell (which I like a lot). Microsoft has a nifty STSADM to PowerShell mapping guide, located here (until the link dies). Continue reading Using PowerShell instead of STSADM
Month: October 2010
Microsoft Team Foundation Server Folder Structure
In explaining the source control to someone, I decided to look up Microsoft’s recommended way of handling folder structure in Team Foundation Server (TFS), located here (until the link dies).
The document explains some basics about TFS so I didn’t have to explain them myself.
Microsoft Defines Software Updates
I was having a discussion and wondering how Microsoft defined their software update terms. There are many definitions, found here (until the link dies). Continue reading Microsoft Defines Software Updates
Do You Have Virus Protection?
If you don’t have Virus Protection or if you want Virus Protection that won’t make your computer slow, then try Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE), located here (until the link dies). Continue reading Do You Have Virus Protection?
My Computer Talks
I was exposed to a VBScript recently that had code to make the computer speak with the Microsoft Speech API. Continue reading My Computer Talks
Unable to Load Client Print Control
Sometimes in SQL Reporting Services, some Windows updates can break your client connect to print from SQL Report Manager or an application using the ReportViewer control. Continue reading Unable to Load Client Print Control
I Don’t Like Microsoft Access
I had to help out with trying to automate a process that updates an Access file unattended. Continue reading I Don’t Like Microsoft Access
Team Foundation Server, Reporting Services, SharePoint; Almost but not Enough
In a previous entry, I stated I was using SharePoint and Reporting Services with Integrated mode. After that was finally successful, I wanted to connect Team Foundation 2010 (TFS) with this SharePoint installation. Continue reading Team Foundation Server, Reporting Services, SharePoint; Almost but not Enough
Unable to Access SQL Reporting Services using Server Name
A recent installation of SQL Reporting Services installed successfully but then when testing the site, no matter how the Reporting Services Configuration Manager was configured, the Reporting Manager could not be access using the server name. I couldn’t even connect to the database engine using the server name in Management Studio. Then I remembered something. Continue reading Unable to Access SQL Reporting Services using Server Name
Team Foundation Server 2010 and JDeveloper
I recently had to make a decision to use Subversion or the already deployed Team Foundation Server 2010 (TFS) for use with JDeveloper (JDev). Well, I was sure that Microsoft or Oracle would make something to allow JDev to connect to TFS for source control. Come to find out, I was right. Continue reading Team Foundation Server 2010 and JDeveloper