Coming Soon: TFS Express

Soon, we will be announcing the availability of our VS/TFS 11 Beta. This is a major new release for us that includes big enhancements for developer, project managers, testers and Analysts. Over the next month or two, I’ll write a series of posts to demonstrate some of those improvements. Today I want to let you… Read more

How do I upgrade to TFS 2008?

Now that Team Foundation Server 2008 keys/media/downloads are available, I’m seeing lots more questions about various scenarios.  I’m going to try to capture all of the less obvious issue here: You have TFS 2008 Trial Edition installed and you want to upgrade to TFS Standard Edition You need to go to Add/Remove programs and click Change/Uninstall on your TFS… Read more

Visual Studio and TFS 2013.4 (Update 4) Release Candidate

It’s time!  The Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2013.4 and Team Foundation Server 2013.4 is here. Download Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 RC Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 KB article I’ve written some posts about the CTPs along the way.  But I’ll give a high-level recap of the ALM improvements and talk about a few… Read more

VS 2013.1 (Update 1) is available

In a previous post on the subject, I explained that this is a pretty small update focused primarily on getting VS 2013 working better with versions of IE prior to IE 10.  I also explained that there would be no update to TFS available for Update 1. You can get Update 1 through numerous channels,… Read more

TFS “15” RC1 is available

Today we released Team Foundation Server 15 Release Candidate 1.  This is a “go-live” release, fit for production use and supported by our support team.  You can find all the details on the following links: Download TFS “15” RC1 ISO image TFS “15” RC1 web installer TFS “15” RC1 Release notes It’s called RC1 because,… Read more

Preview of the next TFS Power Tools release

Time for a little bit of a teaser post… We’ve been working on the next Power Tools release for Team Foundation Server 2008 for a while now.  I think I mentioned before that we really wanted to make this next release a "major" Power Tools release and I’m happy to report that I think we… Read more

VS/TFS 2013.2 (Update 2) CTP Released

Today, fast on the heels of Update 1, we released the first CTP of VS/TFS 2013 Update 2.  Although Update 1 was a pretty small release, Update 2 is much larger.  This CTP is *not* feature complete and it is *not* “go-live”.  It is an opportunity for you to get a peek at some of… Read more

TFS 2018 RC1 is available

Team Foundation Server 2018 RC1 is now available for download.  This is the first available build for what we have been calling TFS  And, as you can tell from the title of this post, the official name will be TFS 2018.  Here’s all the important links: Release notes TFS 2018 RC1 web installer TFS… Read more

TFS 2017 Update 1 RC2

Today we released the final release candidate for TFS 2017.1. Web installer ISO image Release notes This update contains a few new features and a lot of bug fixes.  To my knowledge, we have fixed all the bugs that were reported from RC1.  There are a small handful of bugs left to be fixed and… Read more

TFS 2017 Update 2 RTM

Today we released the final version of Team Foundation Server 2017.2.  Thank you to everyone who installed one of the two release candidates over the past few months and helped us ensure that this is a high quality release. Important links: TFS 2017.2 Release notes TFS 2017.2 web installer TFS 2017.2 ISO TFS 2017.2 Express… Read more