Changes to App.config in Team Test Projects will not be reflected without recompile

Here’s a heads up for anyone else out there working with Team Test Projects: If you use an App.config in a Team Test Project and you make changes to it and then try to run the test again from the Test View the project will not redeploy the .config file to the bin directory with the […]

TFS RTM Migration Complete!

We had to go from single server, on test hardware, in separated domain to dual servers, both new hardware in a new domain. We had to try twice as the first time our SharePoint and Report servers weren’t connecting to their DBs correctly, but it’s all working flawlessly now! The documentation was basically spot on, so I […]

Migrating to TFS RTM

Now that TFS has RTM’d, check here for documentation about migrating your test environments to a production environment. I’ve been eagerly awaiting this documentation so that we can finally get off our slow ass VM evaluation environment onto some brand spankin’ new hardware purchased to run TFS and nothin’ but TFS! 😉 I’ll be sure to post […]

How to perform UI automation of browser apps with MSH (WATIR without the Ruby)

For anyone who’s familiar with WATIR, check out this simple MSH script I whipped up: # Create an instance of IE$ie = new-object -ComObject “InternetExplorer.Application” # Navigate to MSN search$ie.Navigate(“”) # Make IE visible$ie.Visible = $true # Grab the DOM document instance$document = $ie.Document # !! See note at end of post !! # Get […]


This month’s Print Solutions Magazine is all about Web-to-Print and as part of their cover story they have an article that talks about Mimeo called Mimeo on the Move. Here’s the lead in with a great quote from our CEO: The industry’s fastest-growing company relies on speed, precision and web-to-print. Its aggressive CEO’s mission: Make “Mimeo” a […]

Buying Team System Made Impossible

Holy hell, has anyone else tried to purchase Team System or even get information about purchasing Team System from Microsoft? It’s ridiculous. People don’t even know about transitioning your MSDN Universal subscription. That’s all I wanted to do to start is transition to MSDN + Team Suite (where ya pay a little more money, but […]

ASP.NET (1.x and 2.x) maxRequestLength suckyness…

So you need people to upload files to your web application, but you’re a smart developer and you want to make sure you’re not vulnerable to any kind of DoS. Luckily Microsoft has built a setting into the <httpRuntime> element of ASP.NET called maxRequestLength to govern the maximum size of an HTTP request. Great, problem solved! Well, […]