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Tips and Tricks
  • When checking an item into source control you have the ability to associate a WI with that change set.  If you choose to do so there are two options, Resolve and Associate.  If you select Resolved the WI state will advance to the next state.
  • Fully process the TFS warehouse
  • Team Explorer blank ( missing server or lost network connection )
    • Delete the cache folder @
      • C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data\Microsoft\VisualStudio\8.0\Portfolio Explorer
      • C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Team Foundation\1.0
  • Tools to modify WIT
    • WitExport.exe, WitImport.exe, WitFields.exe
    • These are found @ c:\ProgramFiles\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\
  • Change the TFS warehouse run interval
  • Secure a WIT transistion
    • <TRANSITION from="State 1" to="State 2"
         not="[global]\GroupThatsRestrictedStateChanges" >

  • Drivers required to create adhoc Excel reports against the TFS Analysis Services.  Install Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services 9.0 OLE DB Provider from the SQL Server 2005 Feature Pack

MSBuild & Team Build

Jomo Fisher on MSBuild

Robert McLaws MSBuild Compatibility Toolkit 1.0

Nagaraju Palla's Building binaries targeting .NET 1.1 and .NET 1.0 in TeamBuild

Khushboo's CI using Team Foundation Build 

.NET SDC Solution Build & Deployment Process & Tools
Visual Studio 2005 Web Application Projects, ScottGu On Web Application Projects
Visual Studio 2005 Web Deployment Projects
SQL Server 2005 Feature Pack

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