Advice on using XamRibbon with Composite WPF

If, like me, you are interested in using all the new fangled controls produced by every man and his dog, you will probably have come across the Infragistics WPF control. My mission, that I stupidly accepted, was to update the TFS Sticky Buddy application with their XamRibbon and XamDockManager controls, and anything else I can […]

Composite WPF and Merged Dictionaries

If, like me, you like to have changeable resource files in your application. Wither it is for changing the Theme, or interchanging templates you will need to take special care when using the libraries. The new version of the TFS Sticky Buddy uses both! I am using the built in Infragistics theme system, and the […]

TFS Sticky Buddy 2.0 development started…

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Lets just say that it will be a while in development. I am trying to implement the Composite Application blocks for WPF from Microsoft in an attempt to make the application more modular. I will be updating and releasing under the v2.0 CTP version and I have uploaded the installation files. This is a ClickOnce […]

TFS Sticky Buddy v2.0

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I will be working on some new features to the Sticky Buddy application. Improvements in the interface, along with a more modular structure and more diagram offering are in the mix. I have been working on some of the enhancements and their implementation in my other lesser known project TFS Heat ITSM… As you can […]


I am having a little bit of fun with this application and I though I would share. it logs all of the applications that you are using and gives you stats on it. How about joining the Microsoft MVP (MVP’s only please) team, or creating your own… Here is my usage, which will be exactly […]

TFS Sticky Buddy Update

The Sticky Buddy has been updated to fix the following problems: Votes ID Title 2 2598 Application has stopped responding” when Logging into CodePlex and a Domain is not entered in the UserName field 1 2630 Handle large number of work items in the node display This means that if you run TFS Sticky Buddy […]

Hosted Sticky Buddy

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I now have a nice hosted version of the TFS Sticky Buddy that is fairly fast and deploys using ClickOnce, but you do need to make sure that you already have .NET 3.5 and Team Explorer 2008 installed first…     Technorati Tags: .NET ALM WIT TFS

Vote for your feature

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I am currently taking votes for which features will make it into the next version of the TFS Sticky Buddy (v1.1 CTP 1), which will move towards v2.0. The current list of features is slim, but specific. Features (11 Votes) Click an item to submit your vote… Votes Status Title 2 Add Second diagram for […]

TFS Sticky Buddy v1.0

This is the first full release of the TFS Sticky Buddy application written in VB.NET 9 and WPF with Visual Studio 2008 Team Suit. The application provides a graphical view of TFS Work Items and allow user to navigate round either the Area (Codeplex Component) or Iteration (Codeplex Release) tree. It displays all the work […]

End of another Sticky week…

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As you have probably noticed I have been soldiering on with the TFS Sticky Buddy project, and I though I would share. With the next release you will be able to connect to any external (not on same domain) TFS server including CodePlex servers and load up your projects. The TFS Sticky Buddy guest stars […]