How to rename a Team Project in TFS 2015

TAG:Ever since TFS 2005 shipped we have been asking ourselves why, oh, why, can’t we rename a Team Project. As each version of the product shipped we hoped beyond hope that this would change and we would get rid of those ugly code names, or that old corporate identity that no longer exists.

Install TFS 2015 today

Microsoft just announced the availability of TFS 2015 and with Go-Live you can install TFS 2015 in production today and be fully supported. I just completed first production successful upgrade for a customer from TFS 2013 to TFS 2015, they are acting like kids at Christmas with all of the new features.

Unable to load task handler PowerShell for task VSBuild

If you are setting up to run Team Foundation Server’s vNext build system that Microsoft is previewing on VSO you may hit a “Unable to load task handler PowerShell for task VSBuild with version 1.0.1” error when you try to build on Windows Server Technical Preview.

Create a Build vNext build definition

I am going to show how to create a Build.vNext build definition on VSO. Microsoft recently announced the creation of a brand new build system for TFS and VSO at the Connect event last year. This new build system will eventually replace the current one and be much more modular and friendly. Happily I am in the early adopter program and the product team just made an early alfa of the service available for that program and I have been giving it a spin.

Configure a Build vNext Agent

I am going to show how to configure a VSO vNext Build Agent. Microsoft recently announced the creation of a brand new build system for TFS and VSO at the Connect event last year.