VSTSDBE RC0 Post 3

Tools, Visual Studio
Second round of testing. Instead of associating with a project, I tried creating a reference to a .dbschema file. Same error. This time, I'm going to clear out everything. I tried creating it initially on top of the code from CTP 17. So, another chance to try out the reverse engineer process of "Import Database Schema." Works great. New AdventureWorks database inside Visual Studio with a tested deployment faster than you can spit. Created a new server project. Added a login, just to give it something to do. It deployed fine. On to the compound project. Let's see what happens. Just to see, I did a build and deploy before I added references or objects or anything. It worked great. Whatever that means. I'm taking it a step at a…
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Microsoft Connect and DBPro Enhancement

Visual Studio
I've mentioned it before and I think it's worth mentioning again, Microsoft Connect really works. I've seen bugs and enhancements listed there receive enough attention that they were in the next release or service pack of the product in question. That brings me to DBPro. We use DBPro for all our database development. It's a great tool. However, it's still a bit to geared toward the individual user and not the team, despite it's moniker (Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals). One thing that really does bother me is how it stores some settings, such as Target Connection in the .user file within a project. This means that each individual sets the connection for the project each time they check it out after another user has had it. Another…
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