I’ve been working with our content team to help publish some guidance on MSDN around using workspaces. To date, it has been one of the biggest points of confusion for users that are new to TFS, so we made a point to create new topics with those points of confusion in mind. While we’re still working on the final guidance to be published, I wanted to post a few pieces of guidance I give to people when they’re setting up their workspace.
When creating mappings for your workspace, keep the following points in mind:
Balancing each of these things is something that is really only possible when the details of the specific projects are known. There are some general best practices that may also be useful when creating a workspace:
Hopefully that will provide some help to users that are new to TFS until we have better guidance on MSDN.