Buck Hodges

Visual Studio Online, Team Foundation Server, MSDN

December, 2012

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  • Buck Hodges

    Azure SDK 1.8 now available for build in Team Foundation Service

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    Brian wrote a post today about the version control web experience changes that were in today’s update. Today’s update also included Azure SDK 1.8 on the build VMs. I’ve seen quite a few folks asking for it, of course.

    One of the questions we get often is why we don’t have X in the build VMs. Some of Brian’s post today touches on that, mostly in the form of the explanation for our lack of support for building Win8 apps. The other issue we have is keeping up with the new releases of SDKs of all sorts. For a few, like the Windows Phone 8 SDK, we’ll time updates of the build VMs to match the announcement. For most, like the Azure SDK, we will have to align it with a sprint deployment. I very much hope that at some point these SDKs are packaged in NuGet so that they can easily be pulled during the build based on whatever version your app requires. Until then, we are responsible for the installation of SDKs in the VM image.

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    TFS 2012 Update 1: Permissions lost on attaching a collection

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    I just posted on the ALM blog about this issue.

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    Extending Team Explorer in Visual Studio 2012

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    Today we posted information on how to extend the Team Explorer window in Visual Studio 2012. Check it out!

    Extending Team Explorer in Visual Studio 2012

    Team Explorer in Visual Studio 2012 offers multiple options for extending the user experience. This sample demonstrates several of the extensibility points by adding a new Team Explorer page as well as by placing a new section onto the Pending Changes page.

    Introduction

    Team Explorer in Visual Studio 2012 offers multiple options for extending the user experience.  This sample demonstrates several of the extensibility points by:

    • Adding a new "Recent Changes" Team Explorer page with two sections.
    • Adding a new "Selected File Info" section to the built-in Pending Changes page.
    • Adding a "Recent Changes" navigation link under the Pending Changes navigation item.

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