Buck Hodges

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS and Team Foundation Server)

Visual Studio Team System Web Access 2008 in Japanese is now available

Part of our plan for the TSWA 2008 Power Tool is to release localized versions.  Japanese is the first language to become available.  Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Italian, and Korean are currently planned for release over the next month.Here's the download page in Japanese, along with a link to it. Team System Web Access (&#...

TSWA: Hakan now has a blog

Hakan Eskici is the program manager for Team System Web Access.  He's now blogging, and his first post provides some history on how TeamPlain became TSWA. A little bit about myself and Web Access Some of you might already know that I'm the Program Manager on the Web Access team in Team Foundation Server product group. In March ...

TSWA tip: Copy a bug to quickly file a new bug in an area related to the original

Like Team Explorer, Team System Web Access does not support work item templates yet (though you can get a power tool work item template add-in for Team Explorer 2005 -- look for power tools for TFS 2008 in December).  However, you can use the "Create Copy of Work Item" feature to copy a work item that's similar to the one you want to file...

TSWA tip: Search bugs and reports

[Update 10/6/2008]  In addition to the default search behavior described below, TSWA 2008 SP1 adds Outlook-style search capability, which is described here.Have you ever wanted a quick way to find the bugs containing some word?  Team System Web Access comes to your rescue.In the upper left corner underneath the team project ...

TSWA tip: Bulk edit

Sara Ford has a Visual Studio Tip of the Day series going.  I thought I'd publish some tips on using Team System Web Access, and this is the first.  I don't think I'll be able to do a tip per day.  Calling it a "TSWA tip a few times a week" just doesn't sound that great.  So I'll just leave it as TSWA Tips. In the regular ...

TFS 2008 ships this month

Yesterday, Soma announced that VS 2008 and TFS 2008 ship this month.  Prior to that, we had only said it would ship by the end of this year.  It's going to be an exciting month.Not long after TFS 2008 ships, we're going to ship the final version of the Team System Web Access 2008 Power Tool, and it includes a few new features. ...