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.
Sometimes when you try to Pull changes from the server to your local repository you get a “cannot pull because there are uncommitted changes”. This is uncommitted changes messing up your sync
When doing a PULL from Git from an origin\branch but you have changes locally you may encounter a bug in the Visual Studio Git integration that results in a merge conflict fetching the head of the remote Git repository.
About 6 months ago I was approached by Mickey to help him on the third edition of Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2013. I jumped at the chance, only to be in dismay at the amount of work, and now relieved that it is all over.
With the addition of the new Release Management Client for Visual Studio 2013 to the Visual Studio ALM roundup many folks are going to be giving it a go. If you might remember some of my post during the preview days of this tool there were some issue with installing.
When you try to add a group from Active Directory in the Release Management Client in Visual Studio 2013 you get an unhandled exception.
Microsoft just made both Visual Studio 2013 and Windows 8.1 available for download on MSDN and on http://visualstudio.com. This release includes Visual Studio 2013, .NET 4.5.1, and Team Foundation Server 2013 as well as making Windows 8.1 available on Windows Update.
I will be installing Visual Studio 2013 on Server 2012 side-by-side with Visual Studio 2012 on my development rig.
When you execute a build of a MVC3 or MVC2 project from 2010 in Team Foundation Build 2012 you get an error of “The target ‘CleanWorkspacePackageTempDir’ does not exist in the project”.
In the world of modern application development we have many more moving parts than we ever did before and it has become increasingly difficult for organisations to effectively simulate their environments with virtual labs. Add to that the demand from Development Teams to be able to have many times the environments that they ever had […]