Most developers couldn’t care less about go-to-market strategy. In fact, I’ve heard from a few developer buddies their total frustration with their marketing department, “always asking for random things” and “they always slow down my work”. It is true that marketing’s relationship with development is rocky, but more and more as web applications tightly integrate with marketing tools, the two teams have to work together. Besides analytics and drip campaigns, there is another area where what the development team does, directly impacts the ability of ISVs to market. However I’ve never seen marketing teams or dev teams acknowledge it, and that’s the impact of release cycles on go-to-market strategy and marketing campaigns.
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We all have our favorite work tools. For sales teams it’s their CRM, for operation folks it’s their ERP package, for the knowledge worker it’s their Email client. But for the developer it’s their IDE. And one of the favorite IDEs is Visual Studio. CloudShare believes that the developer should be able to live inside of their favorite dev tool, but still experience the power of using Dev/Test Cloud for their builds and testing. Introducing the new CloudShare Explorer. Read the rest of this entry »
In my last article for the CloudShare Community Blog, I described step-by-step how to install Visual Studio 2013 Public Preview (VS 2013 Public Preview) in a CloudShare environment. In today’s article I will describe some of the new features coming with the new version of the Office Tools for Visual Studio included in the latest version of the IDE. Here’s a review what’s new in terms of SharePoint Apps development. Read the rest of this entry »
A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft released the first public preview of Visual Studio 2013 (VS 2013 Preview) which includes a lot of new goodies including a new version of Office Tools for Visual Studio 2013. In this blog post I will show you step-by-step how to install a new IDE version in a CloudShare environment: Read the rest of this entry »
Are you tired of doing multi-variate calculus to understand your Azure or Amazon (AWS) bills or overages? Read the rest of this entry »
In terms of backwards compatibility, SharePoint 2013 provides great support allowing you not only to run SharePoint 2010 migrated sites without switching to a SharePoint 2013 mode, but also to create site collections in two possible user experiences: SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013. Read the rest of this entry »
CloudShare like many of our customers, is software. And as all you developers know, developing, debugging, and testing software has many parts. Because we are in the same boat as you, it would make sense for us to “eat our own dog food”, and use CloudShare to develop CloudShare.
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About 9 months ago, I went out for coffee, but got totally lost.
CloudShare TeamLabs allows you to easily and seamlessly extend your development and QA labs to the Cloud, providing you with the labs you need, when you need, with the click of a mouse. Now, you can easily deploy your products on your CloudShare environments automatically using Microsoft Team Foundations Server (TFS – Microsoft’s ALM platform).