Srikanth R

Passion for TFS and VSTS keeps me live and Communicating

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    Difference between MSBuild and devenv

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    What is the difference between compiling the projects using MSBuild and devenv ? 1. Developers using a. Devenv ABC.vcproj /Build <Configuration_To_Build> 2. Team Build internally uses: a. MSBuild ABC.vcproj Well it depends on what kind...
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    How to change process guidance template on existing project?

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    I found this interesting question in the VSTS MSF Forum that many customers have and answer from Alan Ridlehoover . Heres the answer for it..... The short answer is no , there is no way to change the process template of an existing project. Think...
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    Visual Studio Code Metrics

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    The new Code Metrics feature for Visual Studio ‘Orcas’! Available in Visual Studio Team Developer and Team Suite, this new feature allows users to generate code metrics for projects and solutions and displays the results in the Code Metrics Results tool...
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    Available Check-In Policies for Team Foundation Server

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    Included in Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Work Items Code Analysis : Check-in policy can be used to control and improve the quality of code that is checked into the code base. Testing Policy As part of the Visual Studio SDK September...
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    CheckIn Policy for unit tests and Code Coverage

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    I came across this interesting link which has a check-in policy to deny checkin if your pending files don't pass unit test and code are not covered. This is really cool and now you can check for test results and Code Coverage, without relying on Test...
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    Custom Build Numbers in Team Build

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    The Team Build service in Team Foundation Server includes the current date in the build number by default. This is really difficult to understand especially when there are lot of builds and you have single team build type for all your environments. ...
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    Advanced Load Testing Features of Visual Studio Team System

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    Visual Studio Team Test Edition provides two capabilities that can allow users to create load tests of web sites quickly and easily: the Web Test recorder and the Load Test wizard. In fact, these tools make this process so easy that it is tempting to...
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    TFS Best Practices

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    The Microsoft Patterns and Practices team, in concert with the TFS team and a panel of customer reviewer has just released a terrific document on TFS Best Practices . This is distinct from the TFS help on MSDN in the sense that it is not "How-to" guidance...
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    Outsourced Projects using Visual Studio Team System

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    I came across this interesting blog by Richard Murillo and thought of sharing it. In this post he explains lessons learnt and how to leverage Visual studio Team System to execute outsourced projects. Here's the content of what he has to say "Having...
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    Project Server 2007 VSTS Connector

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    Project Server 2007 VSTS Connector was released in Codeplex . Here is the description of this from Codeplex The Visual Studio Team System Project Server 2007 Connector is designed to integrate the project management capabilities of VSTS with Project Server...
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    New Version Control features in Orcas

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    I am very much excited about the new features of Orcas. I recently blogged about new Code Metrics feature . In this blog I explain the new features of Version Control within Orcas Destroy- The version control allows the destroy operation that provides...
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    SDC Build Tasks

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    The SDC build tasks is now available in CodePlex http://www.codeplex.com/sdctasks Project Description from the Site : This is the latest version of the SDC Tasks for .NET 2.0. The SDC Tasks are a collection of MSBuild tasks designed to make your...
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    Links to code samples

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    Got this cool list of code samples from Buck Hodges blog Version Control How to Write a Team Foundation Version Control Add-in for Visual Studio Team Foundation Version Control client API example (RTM version) Displaying the sizes and dates...
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    Team System Widgets

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    Here's is a cool list of various Visual Studio 2005 and Team Foundation Server add-ins, add-ons, widgets, and extensibility solutions. Cheers Srikanth
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    Performance Testing Guide

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    Performance testing guide is now available on codeplex. This guide shows you an end-to-end approach for implementing performance testing. Whether you are new to performance testing, or looking for ways to improve your current performance testing approach...
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    Comparing performance reports with the Visual Studio Team System Profiler

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    While I was exploring some great features of Orcas I came across this interesting great blog post that describes some new features in the profiler that are now available with Visual Studio Team System "Orcas" beta 1. Here's short desciption from this...
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    SnagIt! integration with TFS

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    I just came across this news from bharry's blog. This is a great news for testers to create bugs and improve their productivity ! Heres the contents of the blog... I just got mail from TechSmith - makers of SnagIt! that they have added support for...
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    "Silent" Commandline option for Branching in Orcas

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    Another great feature in Orcas Version control is that there is an option to create a branch without having to download any of the file locally ( i.e without any get operations). This new option is "/silent" argument for the tf branch command and this...
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    How Tos (Visual Studio Team System)

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    Find the answers for the below questions here How To: Perform a Baseless Merge in Team Foundation Server How To: Step Through Creating a Custom Check-in Policy for Team Foundation Server 2005 How To: Step Through Creating Your Source Tree in Team Foundation...
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    Work Item Creator is now on CodePlex

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    Work Item Creator is a Standalone application that enable you to create Work Items and organize them in a hierarchical way. This software also includes WINetwork, a Team System Alert Web Service that is aware of Work Item changes, and update related ones...
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    Running Tests with Code Coverage

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    Three common work flow situations with steps to successfully collect code coverage data. These scenarios were built around different models of access to source code because that seems to be the underlying issue customers experience. Every scenario...
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    Links to Learning more about Team system

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    The below links should be very useful to customers to clarify what exactly they will need to purchase in order to enable source control/bug tracking/testing scenarios within VSTS /Team Foundation Server Presales website VSTS datasheet ...
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    Customizing Team Build

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    Sharing this information from Jeff Beehler's Blog Aaron’s posts on how to extend team build through custom tasks and a custom logger. Writing custom tasks is the primary way folks extend team build to do more complex tasks. Adding BuildSteps...
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    VSTS Cool case Studies

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    Total number of Case studies for Team System increased to five: New! KBC Bank used Microsoft Visual Studios Team System and Team Foundation Server to improve application-building methodologies, increase productivity, and accelerate application deployment...
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    Team Foundation Server Migration and Synchronization Toolkit: Pre-release

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    Last week "pre-release" of the Team Foundation Server Migration and Synchronization Toolkit got released. This toolkit makes it easier to develop solutions for migrating to (or from) Team Foundation Server, as well as providing an engine to help two content...
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