Buck Hodges

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS and Team Foundation Server)

Ewald’s posts on TFS Build 2010

Ewald Hofman, an ALM MVP, has written a great series of blog posts on Team Build in Team Foundation Server 2010.  The 2010 release introduces Windows Workflow as the overall orchestrator of the build process.  Ewald walks you through quite a few topics related to this and the other new features.  Check it out...

OData service for TFS

Brian Keller has release a new OData service for TFS.  He does a great job explaining it, and he also includes a video demo. OData Service for Team Foundation Server 2010 What the heck is an OData Service for Team Foundation Server 2010? I’m glad you asked. The purpose of this project is to help developers work with data ...

How to distribute custom checkin policies and work item controls using the power tools

Custom checkin policies and custom work item controls are great ways to take advantage of the extensibility of TFS.  You can use checkin policies to enforce certain standards on checkins (even in your builds).  Custom work item controls allow you to add controls to your work item forms that present data in particular way, access...

Moving work item description fields to HTML

Neno’s been blogging a lot this month, and many of his posts have helpful tools associated with them.  The post below caught my eye as particularly useful.  We’ll be using HTML fields more going forward, and he has a tool to help you move your existing work items to use an HTML field for the Description. Enriching your ...