Not a Windows 8 machine, but you do want to start creating Store Apps … the possibilities.

There are two good workarounds when you want to start playing/ learning to develop Windows 8 Store Apps, but you aren’t able to due to a machine limitations or company policies.    1: Windows 8 Virtual Labs The first is accessible for everybody, but a bit limited. Microsoft provides several virtual labs with exercises a good starting point. The only limitation is that you can’t save your work, so creating something for yourself isn’t possible.   labs for C# and JavaScript a... [More]

Hands-on Visual Studio 2012 Workshops - What to do with your free Azure MSDN subscription.

I run workshops. Instead of boring lectures, I give the attendees the opportunity to get real hands-on experience and feel the scenario instead of listing only. Specially the Visual Studio 2012 ALM scenario’s are really nice, the attendees work together on a scenario like: code review, feedback, agile planning and testing.   I run these workshops with Azure Virtual Machines, every attendee has it’s own environment on Azure prepared and configured by me for that specific workshop.... [More]

A collaborative culture - PointZERO book launch

My presentation from yesterdays PointZERO book launch. Dit is een ingesloten Microsoft Office-presentatiebestand dat mogelijk is gemaakt door Office Web Apps. Or see it on Slideshare       Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

TFSPreview with a Windows Store Apps build on Azure

The Hosted Team Foundation Service build doesn’t support building Windows Store Apps. A lot of other environment are supported but Azure doesn’t allow you to run a Windows 8 Client. So, no Windows Store Apps build agent on Azure. You could setup a local machine with Windows 8, configure a build controller, agent and connect it to TFSPreview, will cost you a machine. Lucky, there is an easy way get this organized... Use the default Windows Server 2012 Azure Image … Although the documen... [More]

Continuous Quality with Visual Studio 2012 (deck)

A deck covering software quality related topics supported by Visual Studio 2012. Test Tooling in Visual Studio 2012 an overview from Clemens Reijnen   and the PowerPoint web app viewer… Dit is een ingesloten Microsoft Office-presentatiebestand dat mogelijk is gemaakt door Office Web Apps. Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,... [More]

Article in the Methods & Tools Fall 2012 PDF Issue

  Download my article in Methods & Tools Fall 2012 PDF Issue, covering 5 Method and Tool Tips for Testing in Scrum.                                 Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentN... [More]

Sogeti Sweden Visual Studio 2012 Roadshow, coming soon to a city near you.

Tillsammans med Microsoft genomför vi nu ännu en nationell roadshow. På tio orter kommer vi att visa upp nyheterna i Visual Studio 2012 och Team Foundation Server 2012 med fokus på agilt arbetssätt, utvecklareffektivitet och kvalitet. Den nya Visual Studio-versionen ger stöd genom hela livscykeln, från kommunikation med beställare, till daglig drift av det färdiga systemet. Translated: Sogeti Sweden will deliver together with Microsoft 11 Visual Studio 2012 sessions all over Sweden. See map. ... [More]

Visual Studio Launch Roadshows and Workshops in the Netherlands

Get teams up to speed with the new Visual Studio 2012 Application Lifecycle Management tools with free roadshows from Sogeti for customers. Sogeti has been involved with the Visual Studio 2012 release from the first early stages till the launch 12 September. Two and a half year ago Sogeti joined the Visual Studio 2012 Strategic Design Review (SDR) and was enabled to use Team Foundation Service as one of the first companies. This early involvement together with the Visual Studio 2012 Technical A... [More]

Visual Studio 2012 Launch | Sogeti

It was great to be part of the Visual Studio 2012 launch. (picture below taken from my Edgewater hotel room, with on the left side a view on the event location) A lot happened the past weeks, video recordings, interviews, photo shoots and a trip to Seattle the launch event. Below some pictures and links to launch resources.   The Sogeti Launch video (shown between keynote 2 and 3).   Here you can watch the ‘Modern Apps’ panel discussion and keynotes. (link)   On t... [More]

Sogeti Visual Studio 2012 case study

See below the written case study bout our early adoption work for Visual Studio 2012, Improved Application Lifecycle Management Tools Help IT Firm Speed Development. This is an embedded Microsoft Office document, powered by Office Web Apps.     The case study is also available on   And t... [More]