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Set Local Workspaces as Default when Upgrading to TFS 2012

I was reminded yesterday by a customer about something in the upgrade process that I thought was a helpful reminder for all the TFS administrators.  If you are upgrading from an earlier version of Team Foundation Server to the recently released Team Foundation Server 2012, you’ll want to make sure you add one more step to your post-upgrade ...

Showing files with pending changes or files that are open in Visual Studio 2012 Solution Explorer

One of the hidden gems in Visual Studio 2012 is the ability to show just those files that are open or those with pending changes…Take for instance the solution below are any of these files open? do any of them have a pending change? (in this graphic the answer is no there aren’t any pending changes – Visual Studio does give you ...

Using the IntelliTrace Standalone Collector Remotely

This post pertains to the IntelliTrace Standalone Collector, a new feature associated with Visual Studio 2012.  The Standalone Collector allows you to collect IntelliTrace logging information on one machine (e.g. a production server) and analyze the log on another machine (e.g. the dev machine in your office).  This post will ...

Running IntelliTrace on Applications in Production

After we released IntelliTrace in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, customers commonly asked us about debugging applications with IntelliTrace outside Visual Studio or Microsoft Test Manager. This can be very useful in an environment where your application has a repeatable problem, but you can’t attach a debugger, and you have to dig into ...

Modifying an IntelliTrace Collection Plan for the Stand-Alone Collector

With the release of the CTP of Visual Studio vNext we are including the ability to collect IntelliTrace logs from web applications running in IIS 7.0 and 7.5 without requiring Visual Studio installed on the web server. Several demos exist of the stand-alone Intellitrace data collector including one by Cameron Skinner and Brian Keller at ...

VS ALM Library Updates on MSDN for June 2010

Well the days are getting shorter, there's a nip in the air, and the clouds are building up again. But oh what a summer it was! Last Tuesday, if I remember correctly. However, we didn't let all those hours on the beach keep us from updating the ALM Library. Here are the results. Manual Configuration of MOSS 2010 for TFS 2010 ...

VS ALM Library Updates on MSDN for May 2011

Correspondents have asked how we determine the order of listings for our monthly updates. The answer, as always, is cookies. Here are the updates for May: Team Foundation Server, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, SQL Server Building the Application Team Explorer Everywhere Team Foundation Server and Project Server Integration Feature Pack...

Visual Studio ALM Hands-On Labs

The Developer & Platform Evangelism group recently published the following ALM hands-on labs as part of the Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0 training course (click to download) on MSDN:                     ...