Planning a Team Project

Before creating a team project, you should carefully plan the scope of the project and consider the future path for the modification, growth, and maintenance of the team project. This topic presents a list of questions you must answer to determine whether you may want to create a new team project or expand an existing project. This list of ...

Using Process Guidance

Process guidance is HTML content that documents the process to be followed by team members working on a team project. Team project work items, reports, and queries can all change during the life cycle of a team project, and be different between team projects. Process guidance provides details about a team project, such as how to complete work ...

Understanding Team Foundation Server

Team Foundation Server delivers source control, work item tracking, Team Foundation Build, a team project portal Web site, reporting, and project management capabilities. Team Foundation Server also includes a data warehouse where data from work item tracking, source control, builds, and testing tools are stored. Other Visual Studio Team ...

Using Source Control

Team Foundation source control provides standard source code version control functionality, which can scale to handle thousands of developers. Beyond the typical source control functionality, Team Foundation is also an enterprise class software configuration management product that provides integrated version control, issue tracking, and ...

Using Team Projects

In Team Foundation, a team project is a collection of work items, code, tests, work products, metrics, and so forth that is used by a defined team to track a common set of related work. The logical concept of a team project helps you determine what to include or exclude from the development of a software application. The concept of the team ...

Using Work Items

Team Foundation has work item tracking features designed to assist enterprise software development teams to manage their work and software defect tracking. In Team Foundation, a work item tracks this work, and can be one of the individual tasks required to complete a project, a bug that needs to be fixed, a customer scenario that the project ...

Using the Team Project Portal

The team project portal is the single location you can visit for information about the team project. If the process template used to create your team project included a project portal, or if a portal was added later, your project portal may include the following: For more information about the layout and use of your project portal, see the ...

Some Team Foundation Server security documentation for you today

Hello again!As promised, we're back again this week with advance-copy looks at two documents concerning Team Foundation Server security: Team Foundation Server Security Concepts and Team Foundation Server Security Architecture.  We'd love to see any questions, comments, or requests you might have.And speaking of requests, our next doc ...

Team Foundation Server Security Architecture

IntroductionTo analyze and plan for Team Foundation Server security, you must consider the Team Foundation application tier, the Team Foundation data tier, the Team Foundation client tier, and the interactions between them. You will have to know what Web services, databases, and object models are used. You will also have to know what network ...

Team Foundation Server Security Concepts

IntroductionTo secure Team Foundation Server, you must understand how Team Foundation Server works and how it communicates with other Team Foundation components. A Team Foundation Server administrator should be familiar with Windows authentication, network protocols and traffic, and the structure of the business network on which Team ...