Teams without areas using a team field in TFS

Did you know that you can use Teams without areas using a team field in Team Foundation Server 2012 or 2013? There are numerous reasons to do this but the decision should not be taken lightly.

Upgrading to Team Foundation Server 2012 Update 1

As usual I am going to update my local Team Foundation Server environment to Team Foundation Server 2012 Update 1 first and with Windows 8 and Hyper-V that is easy. If you are creating a new Team Foundation Server 2012 instance you can just install directly from the Update 1 media. Its all there…

Upgrading your Process Template in Team Foundation Server

Upgrading your Process Template in Team Foundation Server regardless of the version is something pretty hard. Think of it like changing your mind on the blueprints of a building after you have finished construction. If you are making a small change, like adding a field, then this will be easy. But if you want to fundamentally change the structure of your work items and their workflow then you are looking at a bigger and much more complicated solution.