Today we have released the final version of the Team System Web Access (TSWA) 2008 power tool! Team System Web Access provides a web interface to Team Foundation Server 2008.
Here's a list of feature changes. Of course, we also fixed a number of bugs.
For those of you who remember the need for the TSWA users group in the installation of the TSWA 2005 power tool, you'll be happy to know that is gone. That was something we had to add to satisfy security requirements, but we've since changed the code to handle the impersonation better such that impersonated user identities no longer need access to any of the local directories for cache files and user settings (i.e., the code reverts to the service account while it accesses those).
Note that you need to install Team Explorer 2008 on the computer before installing TSWA 2008.
Here is the list of direct links and examples showing how to construct them. The previous releases only supported direct links to work items, and Neno Loje has a great post on how to modify work item alert emails to use TSWA links. The new direct links, such as diff, provide the ability to make the checkin email alerts really useful, too (more on that later).
I've started a series of posts called TSWA Tips to help folks get the most out of Team System Web Access.
[Update 6/14/2008] The latest version of the TSWA power tool supports viewing shelvesets, so I've added the shortcut link for that.
[Update 2/06/2009] Added a new work item URL that will link the newly created work item to the specified work items.