Hive Studios Blog

  • Team Foundation Service Offers Free Plan

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Thursday, November 01, 2012 | 0 comments

    Team Foundation Service is Microsoft offer in the growing arena of hosed Application Lifecycle Management tools. After months of beta testing and great user acceptance of the new service hosted TFS is ready to roll. What do I get? With Team Foundation Service free package you will get unlimited number of projects for 5 team members which is probably the best offer for small development teams. Removing the burden of constant maintenance of TFS box, backups, upgrades and patching will definitely …

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  • Hive Studios on DevReach and Sinergija

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Friday, November 04, 2011 | 3 comments

    Last week was packed with Microsoft conferences in the region. DevReach (17th – 18th October) took place in Sofia, Bulgaria. It is one of the few premier conferences on Microsoft technologies in South and Eastern Europe. Featuring an all-star crew of speakers, DevReach 2011 gave us unique opportunity to gain valuable practical knowledge as well as insights on the Microsoft technology roadmap to tech-no-logical thingies like Kinect and new generation of input devices. It is (perfectly) …

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  • Video: Orchard CMS on Web Fu

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | 0 comments

     

    Orchard is a free, open source, community-focused project aimed at delivering applications and reusable components on the ASP.NET platform. In this session we are covering following topics

    1. What is Orchard CMS?2. How to get started3. Writing simple modules4. Theming

    You can watch it online on Web Fu web site or download video file from here.

    Video is in Serbian.

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  • BDD With VS 2010 and SpecFlow on TechDays Belgrade

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | 0 comments

    Few days ago I had opportunity to present BDD on TechDays Belgrade 2011. You can grab slide deck and examples here Get BDD Slide Deck Get BDD Example

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  • BDD With Visual Studio 2010 and SpecFlow

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | 0 comments

    Few days ago I had opportunity to speak about Behavior Driven Development with Visual Studio and SpecFlow on the ZamDevs User Group in Lusaka, Zambia. It was introduction talk and the reaction of audience was really great. Download slide deck here (sr-Latn-RS) Download slide deck here (en-US)

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  • Getting Started With Sprint Reviews

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | 0 comments

    As most of you probably know, Scrum is process for a agile product development based on principles stated in Agile Manifesto more that 10 years ago. Process consist of short iterations named sprints that usually last 1-3 weeks. On the end of each sprint team presents result of their work to the peers, users, customers and stakeholders. Sprint review meetings facilitates three important aspects in product development 1. Fast feedbacks Sprint review serves as a Poka-Yoke mechanism and enables to …

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  • Orchard 1.1 CMS Is Shipped!

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | 0 comments

    What’s new? Orchard 1.1 fixes bugs and addresses common feedback from the prior 1.0 release, and also adds the following new features: 1. New design for the administration interface, and several usability workflow improvements. 2. Setup recipes: at setup, you have a choice between three installation profiles. It is possible to create your own. 3. Module recipes: modules can specify a set of recipe actions to optionally perform when installing, such as downloading and installing dependencies. …

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  • Hive Studios Presented OrchardCMS on WebFu!

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | 3 comments

    Ivan Pavlović presented Orchard content management system on Web Fu. According to the early feedback gathered on twitter (#webfu) Orchard seed has been planted into the local community.   Orchard CMS is open-source content management system built on top of ASP.NET 3 and SQL Server. It is focused on delivering a .NET-based CMS application that will allow users to rapidly create content-driven Websites, and an extensibility framework that will allow developers and customizers to provide …

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  • Web Fu 2011

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | 0 comments

    Ivan Pavlović will present Orchard CMS on the upcoming Web Fu 2011 conference. Web Fu is one-day gathering of web developers and designers in Belgrade organized by Microsoft Serbia and it focuses on the latest technologies and trends in the web world. Sessions range from technical, code-based topics to expert advice on content strategy, usability and design.

    If you’re in Belgrade on 30th March 2011 and speak Serbian, you can register on http://www.webfu.rs/EventFlex

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  • First Agile Project Management Course in 2011

    Posted by Ivan Pavlović on Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | 0 comments

    Hives Studios held two-day Agile Project Management Course from 19th to 20th January 2011.

    This course provides two days of experience in managing and software projects, looking at the underlying philosophy and motivation that drives participants towards the common goal. It also explains core practices and techniques like stand-up meetings, ‘done’ criteria, time boxing, burndown charts and their impact on project management.

    Next Course

    Next Agile Project Management Course is …

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