Team Foundation SDK Improved for VS 2010

Back in January, I wrote this post that showed that we really needed to change directions on the SDK content. The major elements of the new approach are Throw out what was there because it wasn’t working Deliver a new set of SDK content that covers at least the core elements of the client object…

0

Streamlined: Extending Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management

I’ve been working on streamlining some content in an effort to make it easier for you to get the information that you need. The first place I did this was in the Team Foundation SDK, in Extending Team Foundation and Extending Work Item Tracking. I’m looking at doing the same thing for Extending Visual Studio…

6

Team Foundation SDK Update includes the Server Object Model

We just published updates to the Team Foundation SDK, which now covers the server object model. We’re making some other changes, too. Of course, we’re adding more content to the reference material. For example, we’ve added information that we think you’ll find useful in Microrosoft.TeamFoundaiton.WorkItemTracking.Client Namespace, including a code snippet to help you get connected…

0

Team Foundation SDK Feedback

Earlier this year, I noted that I had seen a bad trend in ratings for the Team Foundation SDK content, and that we were going to change course in order to try to correct that. We published the new Team Foundation SDK for VS 2010 in late June, and I’ve been watching the feedback. Although…

0

Team Foundation SDK for VS 2010

We have just published the first increment of the Team Foundation SDK for VS 2010. Several months ago, I commented on the negative trend we have seen for the TF SDK content, and I explained that we had started an effort to attempt to turn that around by taking a very different approach. We’re experimenting and we’ll…

23

Sample Code: Create a Work Item in Team Foundation

You can create bugs, tasks, and other types of WorkItems by performing the following steps: Construct a WorkItem. Set the values of the required fields. Save the WorkItem. Depending on the type of WorkItem that you create, most required Fields have default values. If these values are appropriate, you do not have to set them…

0

Where are those Team Foundation namespaces?

Some of the namespaces in the Team Foundation client object model aren’t in namespace.dll. Sometimes, the namespace is spread over more than one assembly. Here’s a table to help you find the namespace your interested in, and to make sure you have the whole thing. (These are installed with Visual Studio 2010 at Program Files\Microsoft…

0

Sample Code: Connect to Team Foundation Server

Connecting to Team Foundation Server programmatically isn’t as obvious as you might expect. Here’s a topic that describes how to do that that. It’ll be included in the TFS SDK when we publish that. Let me know whether this info is helpful, and what else you’d like to see. My next post will cover doing…

9