A Tour of CodePlex

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Scheduled: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 from 10:00 – 10:45am in Burnside

Excerpt

CodePlex is Microsoft’s open source project hosting site. Get an inside look into how the CodePlex team builds the site using 3-week agile deployment cycles to deliver the best feature set for open source development.

Description

CodePlex is Microsoft’s open source project hosting site. Launched in May 2006, CodePlex host thousands of open source projects with support for source control, bug tracking, wiki pages, release management, forums, and project statistics. Additionally, CodePlex supports SVN and Teamprise source control clients.

This talk explores the CodePlex feature set and how the CodePlex team uses agile to deliver new versions of the CodePlex software every 3 weeks based on user feedback.

Speaking experience

Speaker

  • Sara ford

    Sara Ford

    Microsoft

    Biography

    Sara Ford is the Program Manager for CodePlex, Microsoft’s open source project hosting site.

    Sara joined Microsoft in 2001 as a software tester on the Visual Studio Core team. After 3 versions of Visual Studio, she left software testing to work on the Visual Studio Power Toys. The power toys were among the first projects on CodePlex when the site launched in 2006. Sara joined the CodePlex team shortly afterwards.

    Sara’s life-long goal is to become a 97-year-old weightlifter, so she can be featured on the local news.

    http://blogs.msdn.com/saraford
    http://www.codeplex.com
    Twitter: @saraford

    Sessions

      • Title: A Tour of CodePlex
      • Track: Cooking
      • Room: Burnside
      • Time: 10:0010:45am
      • Excerpt:

        CodePlex is Microsoft’s open source project hosting site. Get an inside look into how the CodePlex team builds the site using 3-week agile deployment cycles to deliver the best feature set for open source development.

      • Speakers: Sara Ford