I have been onsite this week in California to deploy TFS 2012 and Lab Management for a company in the computer game industry. Because of limited time I am doing the full install in one day and thus will not be getting any of their builds or environments to work today. This is purely an […]
I was actually a little surprised by one of my customers this week. I was there to help them finalise their deployment of TFS 2010 (that they were currently using only for Source Control) and to present the features to them and ended up upgrading them to TFS 2012 as well! The first thing that […]
As I have mentioned before I run all of my heavy weight software in a VM. That is one of the reasons that I love Windows 8… I can run Hyper-V. I want to be able to reinstall my local computer quickly, and to get back up and running fast.
I need a TFS environment to use for demos and what better time to do a full upgrade than when we get some nice prizes from Microsoft. Today the Release Candidate for both Windows and for Visual Studio was released to the public. You can download it off the public sites or you can use you MSDN account to get all of the goodies.
I have been working a lot recently with the new Team Foundation Service (TFS Preview) that Microsoft is providing in Azure. I was building an application called TFS Field Annotate that allows you to spelunk a fields changes. One of the problems I ran into is how to Unit Test this. I have been doing […]
Are you a professional developer? Do you get an MSDN from your organisation? Did you know that you can use it at home on both commercial and open source projects of your own!
At the MVP Summit I was appalled by the number of people who asked questions about new features for supporting hierarchical tasks! I shared a disgusted look with Peter Provost and we had a quick (and I mean really quick) conversation that resulted in this post. it really comes down to one thing: You can’t […]
With the launch of Visual Studio 11 Team Foundation Server Beta and the Go-Live licencing model you can go into production now. But what if you are not quite ready? Figure: Go-Live with Visual Studio 11 with our help With the success of the Scrum Health Check we are expanding the family of Health Check […]
With the launch of Visual Studio 11 beta and that it is fully supported in production I wanted to update my laptop with the bits. I have a presentation on Friday of what’s new in Visual Studio 11 and I will show some of the new features there. Figure: The new installer is clean There […]
Upgrading from Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server to Visual Studio 11 Team Foundation Server beta is very easy and as we have seen, fully supported in production. Today I got the new bits and I an going to upgrade our Northwest Cadence production server. You need a couple of things before you get started: […]