Requirement management in the modern application lifecycle with TFS

Managing requirements is hard and no single tool can tell you how to achieve that within your organisation. To that end, Visual Studio 2012 TFS stays out of the “where do your requirements come from” world and firmly in the “i have my requirements.. .what now?” world and indeed the tools built on top of the requirement management system stay in one niche.

Log Elmah errors in Team Foundation Server

I am not sure if this is a good idea, but I was bored one day and decided to add a TFS Error Log provider for Elmah. There are 2 ways you can do this. You can create a new WorkItem type and log an error report for each of the errors or you can […]

List all files changed under an Iteration

I was asked by a colleague to provide a list of all files that were changed under a particular iteration. Rather than delving into the data, I made a couple of API calls to TFS to output a text file with the list. This is probably not the most efficient method and it is hard […]

Live Framework

I have been getting very interested in the new Azure Services Platform and how I can use it to facilitate WPF development. Imagine being able to launch a ClickOnce application from anywhere and for it to have exactly the same configuration and settings in all locations, or imagine being able to chat with other users […]

TFS Event Handler v1.1 released

Updated and improved for Team System 2008. The TFS Event Handler makes it easier to notify users of changes to Work Items in Team Foundation Server. You will no longer need to add individual alerts to users. It is developed in .NET 3.5 SP1 for Team Foundation Server 2008 and is deployed as a […]

Least opportune time.

Here I am slogging my guts out, trying to get TFS Sticky Buddy v2.0 out the door and bang goes the TFS server 🙁    This is tfs05 on the Codeplex environment. All the others seem to be running OK, but juts my luck the one I am using is the one that is affected, […]

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 […]

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 […]