This week the following question came up. I’ve seen this come up before, and there are probably forum threads on it, but I figured I’d post it here. Bill Essary provided the answer to the question. As always, keep notes on what you do so that you can undo it if necessary.
Aaron Hallberg wrote a great post today showing how to use a custom task to better integrate other build tools, such as devenv (aka Visual Studio), as part of your build in Team Build.
Building Non-MSBuild Projects With Team Build
Building non-MSBuild projects in Team Build has never been a particularly nice experience…
The Version Control Server blog has shown some signs of life. Bill Tutt has written a couple of posts. The first one is about the Orcas version control feature that lots of customers have requested: destroy. The destroy command, which is only available from the tf.exe command line,
Last fall, Clark Sell wrote a blog post called Stop, the build is broken!! that introduced a checkin policy that reported errors when the build was broken. If you are using continuous integration where every checkin starts a build, you want folks to stop and fix build breaks when they occur,
Naysawn Naderi wrote a post today stating that many of the unit test features in Team System will be included in Visual Studio Professional in Orcas.
Here’s the entire post, but I’ve highlighted part below that I think you’ll want to read and perhaps provide feedback to the team as to your opinion.
Since I’ve started using Outlook 2007 to manage my RSS feeds, I’ve wanted to have all of the posts show up in a folder, much like new mail shows in up the inbox. I don’t like have to scroll through the list of folders and visit each one containing an unread post.
I’m posting this mostly to remind myself of where it is. This came across on the internal VSTS discussion alias today.
Visual Studio Profiler has a standalone installation: look for vs_profiler.exe in the Visual Studio installation CD/DVD. Installing that package allows users to collect,
According to the following Microsoft web page, you can get a complimentary VS 2005 Standard Edition by attending “labcasts.” You’ll have to go to the web page and read the rules, etc. I thought I’d pass this along, since I stumbled across it tonight.
A new high-level roadmap for Orcas, Rosario, and Power Tools is now available. The Visual Studio Team System Future Releases web page covers these topics at varying levels of detail, with the greatest amount detail being supplied for Orcas, of course.
We have never had a web interface for Team Foundation Server work item tracking, much to the astonishment of our customers. Well, there’s a fix for that now. And you can download it today (see below for details).
Brian Harry wrote a post this morning about the acquisition of TeamPlain.