Buck Hodges

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS and Team Foundation Server)

TFS Migration and Synchronization Toolkit pre-release published on CodePlex

Matt Mitrik, the program manager for the TFS migration tools, has announced the availability of the first pre-release version of the Team Foundation Server migration and synchronization toolkit.  If you are looking into how to migrate away from a different bug tracking or version control system, this is where you'll want to start.  ...

Web interface now available for TFS: Microsoft acquires TeamPlain

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. Microsoft Acquires TeamPlain! Today we are ...

TFS shipped one year ago today!

As Jeff Beehler points out, we shipped TFS one year ago today.  In the intervening time, we reorganized and completed the TFS development work on Orcas (minus a few design change requests (DCRs)), which you can try out in the March Orcas CTP (since it's based on TFS code from January, not everything is in there, such as build scheduling...

New add-in: Viewing other users’ pending changes from within Visual Studio

Fairly often, someone asks for the ability to see the pending changes in the system from within Visual Studio.  Running "tf status /user:* $/ /r" (or whatever you want) just isn't appealing to everyone. Ognjen Bajic posted about Ekobit's new free VS add-in that will allow you to view the pending changes in the system from within Visual ...

TFS Workspaces: 2005 and Orcas

Martin Woodward has done a great job explaining workspaces  and working folder mappings in a pair of recent posts.  For those who are new to TFS or haven't taken the time to think about the concepts and uses, it's a good idea to read them. While his posts apply to both Team Foundation Server 2005 and Orcas, version control adds ...

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