Visual Studio ALM Community Widgets (aka.ms/widgets)

Visual Studio ALM Community Widgets (aka.ms/widgets)

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Based on popular demand, the Visual Studio ALM Rangers  have restarted a list of cool, productive and recommended community widgets for Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server.

The listed widgets are either free or available on trial.

The list on aka.ms/widgets will be updated monthly.

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Categories: Admin, Agile Planning, Azure, Build and Continuous Integration, Coding, Feedback, Migration, Productivity, Source Control, Teams, Testing and Other

WIDGET

CATEGORY

OWNER

COST

DESCRIPTION

URL

Team Foundation Sidekicks

Administration

Attrice Corporation

Free

Team Foundation Sidekicks is a suite of tools for Microsoft Team Foundation Server administrators.

DOWNLOAD

TFS Administration Tool

Administration

Community

Free

The TFS Administration Tool allows TFS administrators to manage user permissions on TFS, SharePoint and Reporting Services

DOWNLOAD

TFS Administrators Toolkit for VS 2013

Administration

Mattias Sköld

Free

A collection of tools to assist the TFS Administrator

DOWNLOAD

TFS Event Manager

Administration

Jelle Druyts

Free

Allows you to manage Team Foundation Server event subscriptions as well as help troubleshoot event job processing.

DOWNLOAD

TFS Power Tools

Administration

Microsoft

Free

Power Tools are a set of enhancements, tools, and command-line utilities that increase productivity of Team Foundation Server scenarios

TFS 2010 
TFS 2012
TFS 2013

TFS Storage Explorer

Administration

Jelle Druyts

Free

Allows browsing the Team Foundation Server (non-version control) storage for TFS 2013 or above.

DOWNLOAD

TFS Team Project Manager

Administration

Jelle Druyts

Free

Automates various tasks across Team Projects in Team Foundation Server.

DOWNLOAD

Associate Recent Work Items

Agile Planning

Jakob Ehn

Free

Visual Studio Extension that allows you to easily associate changeset with your recent work items

DOWNLOAD

Flight Plan Board

Agile Planning

Robert MacLean

Free

An innovative visualisation project, part of the ALM Rangers Community and their continuous visualisation and technology research and collaboration initiative.

DOWNLOAD

Task Card Creator

Agile Planning

Community

Free

Small tool for printing task cards used for a Scrum board. Your Scrum board will be looking impressive.

DOWNLOAD

Test Scribe

Agile Planning

VSTS Quality Tools

Free

Test Scribe is a documentation power tool designed to construct documents directly from the TFS for test plan and test run artefacts for the purpose of discussion, reporting etc..

DOWNLOAD

TFS 2013 Merge Work Items Event Handler

Agile Planning

Jakob Ehn

Free

TFS Server Plugin that automatically associate merged changesets with the associate work items from the merged branches

DOWNLOAD

TFS Aggregator

Agile Planning

Community

Free

Server side plugin for TFS that enables dynamic calculation of field values in TFS. (For example: Dev work + Test Work = Total Work).

DOWNLOAD

TFS Kanban Tabular Model

Agile Planning

Jeff Levinson

Free

report on Kanban data through Excel Services or Power View and makes the data accessible outside of Team Foundation Server.

DOWNLOAD

TFS Work Item Manager and TFS Project Dashboard

Agile Planning

Telerik

Free

Work item and Project Management Dashboard

DOWNLOAD

TFS Workbench

Agile Planning

Community

Free

TFS Workbench is a rich desktop UI providing access to your Team Foundation Server Projects for primarily managing work items

DOWNLOAD

Work Item Field History

Agile Planning

Vinicius Moura

Free

Audits a specific field of a work item, showing only the revisions in which its value has changed.

DOWNLOAD

Work Item Glass

Agile Planning

Pointe Smart

Free

Work Item Glass is an alternate client for Team Foundation Server whose target audience consists of those team members not in a traditional Developer role such .

DOWNLOAD

Community TFS Build Extensions

Build and Continuous Integration

Community

Free

The Community TFS Build Extensions is a collection of workflow activities, build process template files, PowerShell scripts and tools for Team Foundation Build provided by the community.

DOWNLOAD

TFS Work Item Morphing

Migration

Dharmesh_Shah

Free

Purpose of this tool is to perform “In Place Conversion” of data from one format to another.

DOWNLOAD

MyHistory

Productivity

Michael Fourie

Free

Visual Studio ALM Rangers My History Team Explorer Extension

DOWNLOAD

TFS Board Enhancer

Productivity

Tiago Pascoal

Free

Adds features to TFS existing task board and kanban board that can be used on a day by day basis making it use easier.

DOWNLOAD

Code Compare

Source Control

DevArt

Free

Compare and merge differing files and folders. Ships both as a standalone file diff tool and a Visual Studio extension.

DOWNLOAD

TFS Branch Tool

Source Control

Mattias Sköld

Free

Tool to automate branching task in the ALM Rangers branching guidance

DOWNLOAD

TFS Workspaces Cleaner

Source Control

Jelle Druyts

Free

Deletes Team Foundation Server workspaces that have not been accessed in a number of days, along with their files locally on disk.

DOWNLOAD

TFS Team Rooms

Teams

Tarun Arora
Utkarsh Shigihalli

Free

Access team rooms inside Visual Studio.

DOWNLOAD

TFS Team Tool

Teams

Mattias Sköld

Free

Command line utility to manage TFS Teams

DOWNLOAD

Test Case Import Utility

Testing

Community

Free

Test Case Migrator Plus tool allows test related artefacts, present in Excel and MHT/Word formats, to be imported into Team Foundation Server.

DOWNLOAD

News

Other

Tarun Arora

Free

Get Visual Studio Online news and updates inside Visual Studio.

DOWNLOAD

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