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  • Blog Post: An introduction to Agile development with Team Foundation Server: TFS Support for Agile practices

    TFS support for Agile practices Tailoring TFS to support your Agile process with process templates Iteration planning Information radiators But I’m not a .NET developer Agile support in TFS 11 A topic that comes up reasonably often is how Team Foundation Server supports Agile development. This series...
  • Blog Post: Where are the TFS 2010 Web Services?

    If you need to give the TFS 2010 data warehouse a kick or change the update interval then you’ll need the web services. You can find them on your TFS server here: http://<tfsservername>:8080/tfs/TeamFoundation/Administration/v3.0/WarehouseControlService.asmx :8080/tfs/TeamFoundation/Administration...
  • Blog Post: Bringing Your TFS Process Template To Life with Talmia

    A couple of weeks ago Giles and I made the journey up to Harrow to check out a new VSTS add-in from one of our Inner Circle & VSIP partners. Gamcom have recently launched Talmia which is an ALM process automation and reporting tool for VSTS and after a quick demo from Chris Turvil at Gamcom it was...
  • Blog Post: Watchmen Visual Studio Team System 2010 Event

    On Friday I delivered a presentation taking a peak at some of the new functionality due for release as part of Visual Studio Team System 2010.  The session was held in the Covent Garden Odeon and as part of the event we had a screening of Watchmen .    I hope people enjoyed the event,...
  • Blog Post: British Computer Society Agile SCM Event

    This week I presented a session at the British Computer Society Configuration Management Specialist Group's Agile SCM Event . It was an excellent day with a number of speakers from various backgrounds talking about the challenges and best practice of Agile development but what really struck me while...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Events, Microsoft Campus, Reading - 17th & 14th Sept

    Hello to anyone who attended one of the Visual Studio Events in Reading over the last couple of weeks. I promised to upload some links to useful resources, training and the presentation so I will try and get that done by the end of the week. In the meantime I've added some links to the trial versions...
  • Blog Post: Load Testing with 2008 Gotcha

    One of the nice things about moving from VS2005 to VS2008 is that you no longer need to run as admin on a Vista machine. However, you may now find that you can't access the SQL server you use for storing load load test results. If you need a quick fix for this, use the following SQL script: EXEC sp_addsrvrolemember...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint 3.0 & TFS

    Yesterday Jeff Beehler blogged about the finalised guidance for configuring your TFS 2005 Server to utilise Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (Out of the box it includes WSS 2.0). Of course you may want to wait until the Orcas Release of TFS which will have WSS 3.0 built in. Now I'm no SharePoint expert...
  • Blog Post: Just Released: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector

    We are pleased to announce the release of Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector which is available at http://www.codeplex.com/tfsconnector. OVERVIEW The Visual Studio Team Foundation Server - Project Server 2007 Connector is designed to integrate the project...
  • Blog Post: Team System Partner - Testhouse

    One of the key challenges involved in bringing Team System to market has been the identification of suitable services partners who can help customers exploit the new functionality contained within the product. To this end, we have been working with a number of companies who have skills in areas...
  • Blog Post: Team System Roadmap

    Yesterday was a busy day in Visual Studio land. As well as marking the 10th anniversary of the release of first version Visual Studio and the announcement of the free release of TeamPlain we have released a roadmap on the future directions of Team System. This includes: Details of the features that will...
  • Blog Post: Free web access to TFS!

    Yesterday Microsoft announced its acquisition of devBiz, the developers of TeamPlain (a web based interface into TFS). As a result of this, you can now download and install TeamPlain for free! - you will of course need a TFS CAL to access the server through TeamPlain. We will be rolling TeamPlain into...
  • Blog Post: Branching Guidance Available

    Customers frequently ask me which branching strategy they should use with TFS. However, TFS is incredibly flexible and does not dictate any particular way of working. To aid adoption our “VSTS Ranger” Team has produced a whitepaper giving much more detail on possible branching strategies with Team Foundation...
  • Blog Post: Team System Sidebar Gadget

    Jason Pricket (Team System dev) has written a Vista Sidebar Gadget that will monitor the status of a Team Build. The key features are: Each instance of the sidebar gadget monitors a particular build definition. An icon represents the status of the most recent build for that definition. The text is a...
  • Blog Post: Work Item Search Tool

    Want to search all work items in the project? Unfortunately Team Explorer doesn't support this out of the box. Fortunately Noah Coad has written an Addin to do exactly that - nice one, Noah :-) Check out: Search Work Items, Team System Addin Neil.
  • Blog Post: Team System for Free!

    Just a quick reminder that anyone who has an MSDN Universal Subscription can upgrade for free to either: Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals - or - Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Architects - or - Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Developers...
  • Blog Post: IEeee! has been updated

    My apologies for taking some time to get round to this, but I've finally fixed a couple of bugs that have been raised against the IEeee addin . For those that haven't seen this, it allows you to submit bugs to TFS from IE and automatically includes a screenshot, source html, js, css, ... For more...
  • Blog Post: Resources for Today's TFS Live Meeting

    TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER Team System Overview http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-gb/teamsystem/aa718836.aspx Team Foundation Server Team Center http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-gb/teamsystem/aa718934.aspx Visual Studio Team System Forums http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/default.aspx?ForumGroupID=5&SiteID=1...
  • Blog Post: The new process template editor is very cool

    Rich blogged a couple days ago about version 1.2 of the Team Foundation Server Power Tools . I've just got round to having a look at the new process template editing tool, and I have to say I am impressed! The team have created a DSL editor to allow you to graphically modify the workflow elements of...
  • Blog Post: Virtual PC 2007 and Team Build

    Virtual PC 2007 released earlier this week, in case you didn’t know, virtual PC and virtual server are now free downloads. To download virtual PC 2007 followed this link: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=04D26402-3199-48A3-AFA2-2DC0B40A73B6&displaylang=en For more information...
  • Blog Post: I've Got The Power! (Tools)

    “It’s gettin, it's gettin' kinda hectic!“ The Team Foundation Server Team have just released version 1.2 of the Team Foundation Power Tools . In this release there are two new command line tools for developers and three new non-command line tools. In addition there are some bug fixes to previous releases...
  • Blog Post: Installing the TFS Power Toys on Vista

    If you try and install the Team Foundation Server Power Toys (or Tools) on a Vista machine, you may well see the following error: Error 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel...
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