Buck Hodges

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS and Team Foundation Server)

Orcas March CTP is available now and includes new Team Foundation Server

Here's the announcement.  Please download the TFS Virtual PC image and let us know what you think.  Except for build scheduling, this CTP contains all of the new Team Build features, including continuous integration. We are excited to announce that the Visual Studio Code Name “Orcas” March 2007 CTP is now available ...

Schema for the WorkspaceMapping.xml file

The WorkspaceMapping.xml file is one of the files generated when creating a new build type.  Those of you who've had to customize a build are probably familiar with the TfsBuild.proj file, which is the top-level file used to orchestrate the build.The WorkspaceMapping.xml file is used by one of the custom tasks to create the TFS workspace ...

VSTS Webcasts: Licensing, development, TFS, and more

Adam Gallant is putting together a series of webcasts on VSTS topics, including one on licensing (licensing always seems to generate plenty of questions).  The webcasts will occur over the next couple of months.  His post has all of the details. New VSTS WebCasts... more...tags: vsts, visual studio team system, tfs, team foundation...

Radius: reporting tool from 90 Degree Software

Ameya recently wrote about the new Radius tool from 90 Degree Software.  I stumbled across a new Channel 9 video demonstration of it: Radius: What. How. Why.  If you use or are interested in the reporting feature of TFS, this may be helpful. Technorati tags: tfs, team foundation, reporting...

A quick guide to fixing problems after installing Team Foundation Server Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Neno Loje, an MVP, recently posted about dealing with HTTP 503 or 403 errors after installing TFS SP1.  Now Brian Harry has written post that should serve as a quick guide to fixing the common problems that occur when installing TFS SP1.  See Problems installing TFS SP1 for a table that shows each issue, its impact, and how...

You can schedule builds in Orcas

When we posted the Orcas Team Build Continuous Integration Spec, you may have noticed that there was no support for scheduling builds.  We implemented build scheduling as a Design Change Request (DCR).  That meant that we had to present a justification for the feature, a spec, and how long it would take to implement and test.  ...

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