Buck Hodges

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS and Team Foundation Server)

Hold the shift key and double click

I've learned two shortcuts recently that I didn't know existed in TFS source control integration in VS.  These may or may not work based on the build you are using. Double clicking the Source Control node in the Team Explorer will bring up the Source Control Explorer window.  What I learned recently is that holding the shift key and...

Why doesn’t Team Foundation get the latest version of a file on checkout?

I've seen this question come up a few times.  Doug Neumann, our PM, wrote a nice explanation in the Team Foundation forum (http://forums.microsoft.com/msdn/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=70231). It turns out that this is by design, so let me explain the reasoning behind it.  When you perform a get operation to populate your workspace with a ...

Dogfood statistics update

John Lawrence posted the latest set of dogfood system statistics.  The deltas are from May I think, since it says checkins are up 4,500.  The June/early-July statistics are here.  One thing to note is that we now have more than 600,000 files and folders in the system.  Hopefully, we'll hit 1 million in the not too distant ...

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