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Updated Tools for TFS 2013
Meanwhile I updated most of my tools for TFS 2013. Here’s a list: TfsClean.exe – Finds and deletes old and unused workspaces and shelvesets. TfsCreateBuild.exe – Creates “fake” builds in TFS without actually running them.(e.g. can be used to store the...
Publishing Requirements from Word to TFS (via WordToTFS)
This post is part of a blog series: Part I : Exporting TFS Work Items to Microsoft Word (via WordToTFS) Part II: Publishing Requirements from Word to TFS (via WordToTFS) Steps: Download and install the freeware tool AIT WordToTFS from here (registration...
Exporting TFS Work Items to Microsoft Word (via WordToTFS)
This post is part of a blog series: Part I : Exporting TFS Work Items to Microsoft Word (via WordToTFS) Part II: Publishing Requirements from Word to TFS (via WordToTFS) Steps: Download and install the freeware tool AIT WordToTFS from here (registration...
Download: Team Foundation Server Power Tools (September 2010)
An updated version of the "must-have" Power is available: TFS Power Tools Cross Platform Build Extensions MSSCCI Provider (no updates this release) What's new in this Power Tools release? Admin Console Backup/Restore Wizard Team Explorer...
Update for TFS 2010 (RTM version) including all hot fixes
Microsoft released an update ( KB 983578 ) for: Team Foundation Server 2010 All Team Foundation Server 2010 clients (aka Team Explorer) It's the same update package that will update the client and server components. What's in that upgrade? According...
Hotfix available: The Create Unit Test dialog opens up empty
Did you ever experience one of the following behaviours: The Create Unit Test dialog opens up empty, and no interfaces are shown in the list Clicking on the Code Coverage Tab in the .testrunconfig file makes the dialog box disappear. A hotfix was made...
Tool for creating direct links to TSWA
Buck Hodges from Microsoft blogged about all the possible links you can construct to point to TSWA pages. For example the following URL opens the Work Item Editor: Open the existing work item with ID 1234: http://mytfs:8090/ wi .aspx? id = 1234 To make...
Reports for measuring TFS performance
Grant Holliday, who runs the busiest TFS at Microsoft, posted 6 handy reports you can easily import into your TFS to monitor system performance. "We have a responsibility to ensure that the server is performing as expected and to identify any efficiencies...
Q: Can I install SP3 for SQL Server 2005 on my TFS?
Answer : Yes, you are free to do so. Microsoft has done "functional, perf and stress testing" on TFS 2008 SP1 on SQL Server 2005 SP3 to ensure it works properly. Additionally we installed and tested it on our TFS instances without any issues...
TFS Branching Guide 2.0
Original announcement: Since the first release, we have received lots of feedback and change requests. Most feedback indicated a desire for a more practical approach to branching compared to the first release which is more theoretical. With that in mind...
Skype Collaboration Provider for TFS
The Team Foundation Server Power Tools (October 2008) introduced a new "Team Members" node, which offers the ability to quickly identify which subteams and actual team members belong to a TFS team project. Additionally you can see their online...
A very Basic Process Template to start with
If you want to start small with your team project you might consider the "Basic Process Template" instead of the built-in MSF Agile and MSF CMMI process templates. It can find on MSDN . From the description: The basic process template includes...
Visual Studio 2008, .NET 3.5 and TFS 2008 Service Pack 1 released
Service Packs for VSTS/TFS do not only contain bug fixes, but quite a few nice new features as you can read here (more general) and here (TFS-specific). Download links: TFS Installation Guide Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Service...
Screen Gallery: Installing TFS Power Tools 2008
Screenshots from a successful Power Tools installation Step 1: Installing Windows PowerShell Step 2: Installing TFS Power Tools
FIX: An unexpected error occurred while trying to add a web part to a project portal in TFS 2005
Due to a lot of requests about this pretty common problem. Steps you did: You browsed for a web part: You selected one and hit "Add": You got the error message: "An unexpected error occurred." This is a know issue with WSS 2.0 and...
Can't find Team Foundation Server 2008 Standard Edition?
TFS 2008 is released! Well… at least the Workgroup and Trial Editions are available. And the Standard Edition won’t be available until January (when the product keys are available as well). So the solution for now Microsoft recommends you to use the Trial...
V-Modell XT Generator creates TFS Process Templates
Microsoft Germany [1], The Center of Software Concepts at the Technical University of Munich [2] and Zühlke [3] released the V-Modell XT Generator [4] that creates process templates for working with the V-Modell, which is a process modell widely asked...
Whitepaper: Operations Guidance for Team Foundation Server
Summary: You can manage your deployment of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server more effectively if you create your own operations plan. As you create your plan, you should understand key elements of the architecture of Team Foundation...
Free Add-On: Team System Web Access (TSWA) Power Tool by Microsoft
Microsoft now offers version 2.0 of the Team System Web Access (formerly known as TeamPlain Web Access from DevBiz , which was acquired by Microsoft ) free of charge as a Power Tool with official Microsoft Customer Service support! Download it from here...
Copy area and interation structure using the Area Import/Export Tool
If you look for a way to export and import your area and/or iteration structure the Team Foundation Object Model (TFOM) is your friend. However it’s only your friend if you know where to look for. While the export works perfectly using the WorkItemStore...
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