The Program Manager for the ClearCase converter, Akash Maheshwari, wants to hear from Clearcase users interested in VSTS. If you are a ClearCase user, this is your chance to influence the development of the converter.
Back in the summer I wrote several posts on branching and merging in Team Foundation Source Control. They are also relevant for the Dec. CTP if you are interested in this very important part of SCM.
A simple example using branch and merge
More on branching and merging vs.
Someone in the newsgroup asked how to delete a team project. I asked James and he mentioned DeleteTeamProject.exe.
From a Visual Studio command prompt, you can use the following command line app to delete a project. To get the command prompt, go to Start ->
Back in June I posted information from the newgroup regarding VSTS Pricing.
Here’s an update from Ajay Sudan’s newsgroup post (Jan. 24, 2005).
MSDN Universal customers may migrate to their choice of Visual Studio Team Architect Edition, Visual Studio Team Developer Edition, or Visual Studio Team Test Edition at no additional cost for the duration of their MSDN Universal subscription.
This blog post is obsolete. Please see https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/buckh/2012/03/10/team-foundation-version-control-client-api-example-for-tfs-2010-and-newer/
Here’s a really simple example that uses the source control API () in the Dec. CTP. It shows how to create a workspace, pend changes, check in those changes, and hook up some important event listeners.
Shelving is a really useful feature that was included for the first time with the Dec. CTP. Shelving allows you to save your changes to a shelveset on the server. The shelveset consists of the same kind of information that a checkin does,
If you try, as one person in the Team Foundation newsgroup did, to checkin large files (>200 MB or so), you will reach a point where it fails with a message like “there is not enough storage to complete this command.” That is due to the fact that the Dec.
Problem with CleanBuildPolicy in the December CTP
When you try to configure a new checkin policy, you will get an error regarding the CleanBuildPolicy. That policy has a problem due to it or one of its dependencies not being properly signed.
In addition to Paul Murphy’s post mentioned earlier, Kevin Kelly included a link to the following TechNet article: Installing Windows Server 2003 as a Domain Controller.