Buck Hodges

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS and Team Foundation Server)

The book to buy on team build: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build, Second Edition

If you are responsible for work with your team’s build system, you will definitely want to buy a copy of Inside the Microsoft Build Engine: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build (Second Edition).  Both of the authors now work for Microsoft.  William Bartholomew is part of the central engineering team and has been building the ...

Web projects and team build

Vishal Joshi, lead program manager for web platform tools, has a great blog covering using various project types with Team Foundation Build.  Here’s a selection of his posts on using team build, which I highly recommend if you are working with web projects. Technorati Tags: team foundation,build,web projects,team ...

Improvements to baseless merge in TFS 2010 SP1

Starting with TFS 2010 SP1, there are two improvements to how baseless merges work: base file version and handling deleted files. First is that if you specify a starting range for a baseless merge, we will now use that changeset as the base in the three-way content merge. That results in a vastly improved experience in merging file content ...

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