Team Foundation SDK Updates: VB Samples + More Samples using the Version Control APIs

We’ve just updated to the Team Foundation SDK content (Extending Team Foundation) to include VB samples alongside the C# samples that we had previously published. We’ve also added some new sample code for working with the version control APIs: Adding Items to the Version-Control Repository Editing Items Creating Branches Deleting Folders The next thing on…

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How do You Prioritize Content Work? Here’s What We Did for Team Foundation Content

Once we identified most of the items (stories) in our backlog, we started to prioritize them. In our first pass, we adapted a technique that Mike Cohn teaches called Theme Scoring. I say adapted because we didn’t identify a small number of themes and rank them using this technique. Rather, we identified our criteria and…

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Creating a Backlog of Content Work

I have posted a couple of series on how we plan content work for Team Foundation, one in 2007 Planning the Sprint Tracking Work Items Reporting Status and the other in 2009. How we Track Content Work Managing Technical Reviews in TFS and SharePoint Reporting Progress Well, it’s an odd year. That means the pink…

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Using the Schemas to Edit Work Item Types and Process Templates for Team Foundation in Visual Studio

I’ve just posted the Team Foundation schema files for process templates and work item types on Code Gallery: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/TFSchemas/Wiki/View.aspx?id=25933. You can drop the schema files in Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Xml\Schemas and Visual Studio will validate your work item types or process template files using the appropriate schema. For example, if you are adding a…

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