The following question came up in the forum: “How do I delete the custom work item type that I created?” Tony Edwards posted the following. One other thing that comes to my mind is to have a second server to use for experimentation before applying changes to the production server.
In response to a forum question about how to list the process templates on the server, Tony Edwards, a developer on Work Item Tracking, posted the following code snippet showing how to do it. The TeamFoundationServer object provides a number of services,
Brian Harry has a new post requesting your input for the next version of TFS. The team has just started planning for TFS, so now is the best time to let him know what you would like to have in the next version.
Recently someone asked how to estimate the space required for the databases on a Team Foundation Server. To do that, we can take a look at our own dogfood server to see where the space goes. With that information and some knowledge of how the system works,
Robert Horvick, now a dev on the version control team, has been writing a series of posts on using the branch and merge API methods. If you want to explore that area, I recommend checking out his posts.
Following merge history using the TFS command line is the introductory look at what he’s trying to do.
As has been announced in several different blogs, the second beta of the MSSCCI provider is available, providing VS integration for users with VS 2003 and earlier (you cannot use it with VS 2005, because we provide the full experience with Team Explorer in VS 2005).
You may have read before about the fact that the TFS protocol version number changed between beta 3 and RC. As a result, you have to upgrade pre-RC clients when you upgrade the server to RC or RTM (the version number for RTM should be the same as RC).
pointed out a post over at Vertigo Software regarding the tf.exe command line (I like the command line too, but I’m biased :-). There’s also a nice post on branching and merging, along with quite a few other useful posts.
Richard Hundhasen mentioned that he’s trying to keep a list of tools and add-ins for TFS at http://teamsystemexperts.com/widgets.aspx.
There have been quite a few requests for a single place to set permissions in TFS, SharePoint, and SQL Reporting Services. The Developer Aftermarket Community Solutions team in Developer Division at Microsoft just released the first beta of an administration tool for this purpose.