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Building iOS Apps in TFS

Note: The iOS sample code used for this blog is located @ https://tfsiosbuild.codeplex.com Especially interesting is a script @ scripts/cibuild.sh   It is becoming more and more common for software shops to build applications and apps for multiple platforms and devices. In addition to other applications and platforms that you need to build...

Populate Test Suites using hierarchical queries in Microsoft Test Manager

Running the ALM blog has been a hoot and from the readership growth it looks like people are finding it of value(thank you!)  This post is on a new features in Visual Studio Update 1 and represents an experiment of having our MVPs contributing content.  In this case the following steps were provided by one of our coffee loving MVPs, Anna ...

ALM Rangers ship the new Branching and Merging Guide v2.1

We are pleased to announce that we have released the new Branching and Merging Guide using the new ALM Rangers documentation style as discussed in ALM Rangers – Raising the Quality Bar for Documentation (Part 2). (image) (image)  (image) For more information on this project, please visit the Codeplex project. (image) Please send ...

Locking and git-tf and… danger?

(The other one of Edward’s posts)  ***************************** If you haven't yet seen or heard about the new git-tf tool from Microsoft, this blog post probably won't make any sense.  So...  go check it out over at gittf.codeplex.com.  It's okay, I'll wait. Okay, got it?  Yeah, I know, it's cool, right?  Well, it is, but like...

Team Foundation Server and Xcode projects with git-tf

  One of the Team Foundation Server Developers, Edward Thomson, reached out to me this morning: Any way I could get my blog with the fancy new VS 2012 styles? My answer was: “We are only doing this for the team blogs…any reason you aren’t posting to the ALM blog? Turns out he didn’t know to do this…Doh!…Shame on me...

Unattended Installation of Team Foundation Server 2012/2013

This post instructs you on how to run an unattended installation of Team Foundation Server, a new feature to TFS 2012.  There is another copy of this post located here, on the TFS Setup, Administration, and Operations blog. **Note: **As nothing in this area has changed for TFS 2013, the title of this document has been amended to encompass ...

Network Considerations for TFS Proxy Servers

 Just had dinner with one of my buddies in TFS and they pointed out a great post by Ed that didn’t make to the team blog: Enjoy! If you are installing a TFS Proxy server on a machine that is configured to automatically receive the proxy settings from your network (this is different than DHCP) you may have connectivity ...