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The New Team Explorer in TFS 11

You’ve seen snippets of the new Team Explorer in previous posts I’ve done on version control improvements.   In this post, I’m going to focus on the new Team Explorer experience, talk a bit more about what overall changes we’ve made and why. You’ll recall that the Team Explorer window in TFS 2010 and before is a pretty ...


What's New in the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 11 Developer Preview

This post provides an overview of most (but I don't promise ALL!) of the new tools, features, and enhancements available in the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 11 Developer Preview: For a tutorial that illustrates several of these new features by following a fictitious team as they incrementally adopt Visual Studio as its ...


Use PowerShell to Detect and Fix Files with Leading Spaces

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to detect and to fix files that have leading spaces in the file name. Hey, Scripting Guy! I am hoping that you can help me. We have a rather strange problem at work, and if I do not get to the end of it, I am afraid I might be looking for a new job. The reason is...


Use PowerShell to Search Active Directory Users’ Missing Values and Add Same

  Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to search Microsoft Active Directory for users that have missing values, and automatically add default values.   Hey, Scripting Guy! We have several network administrators where I work. Unfortunately, all of them have complete rights to Active Directory. This means that any one of the ...


Hey, Scripting Guy! Weekend Scripter: Querying the Windows Search Index

  Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I finally had time to play around with querying Windows Search from within Windows PowerShell. I tried, back during the beta of Windows Vista, to do that, but I was unable to get it to work. It has been on my mind and on the back burner for quite some time. Today, being a nice relaxed day—...


Aug ‘11 TFS Power Tools coming soon

We’re in final testing for the August release of the TFS Power Tools.  I’ve been playing around with it for the past couple of days and it’s looking really good.  In this post I’ll give you a sneak preview of what is coming and then, as soon as the download is available (another week or two), I’ll blog the link.  I ...


Visualize Code with Visual Studio 11 Beta

Remember the last time you worked with unfamiliar code? It can seem like it takes forever to understand how to change it and even longer to see the potential impact. What if you had a picture that shows how the code is organized and gives you more information about how changes might affect it? Good news! In Visual Studio 11 ...


Custom Controls in Work Item Types

Work Item Tracking Custom ControlsNote: This is draft documentation for the Team Foundation Server SP1 Beta. The contents of this article should not be considered as final.  All feedback is welcome.IntroductionThe Work Item Tracking Custom Controls mechanism provides a standard way to enhance T:Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking....


Use PowerShell to Troubleshoot Exchange Server Public Folders

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Seth Brandes, discusses using Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot a customer problem with Exchange Server public folders. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we are happy to have Seth Brandes as our guest blogger. Seth Brandes is a premier field engineer who works in Microsoft Services. He began his foray ...