It’s recently come to our attention that some users have been having problems opening the Team Foundation Installation Guide, available from the Microsoft Download Center. It turns out that this is not a problem with the installation guide itself, but a problem with all .chm files that comes up occasionally. If you download the installation... Read More
The industry experts, Microsoft Services, patterns & practices, and VSTS team members have posted new branching guidance on-line. Here is the high-level overview: Introduction Parallel Development Branching Defined Creating Isolation in Team Foundation Server General Branching Structure Guidance Branching Strategies Broad Areas of Branching Isolation Creating Your Branching Strategy Defining Your Code Promotion Model Feature... Read More
Last month I created a blog entry and asked for feedback about combining the Team Foundation Readme and the Team Foundation Installation Guide. In the 10 responses I received, nine people thought that having all of the information related to setup in the Installation Guide would be helpful. I am working with everyone involved... Read More
Team Foundation Server is happy to announce the release of version 1.2 of Team Foundation Power Tools (formerly known as Power Toys). In this release we’ve added 2 new command line tools for the developer and 3 non-command line tools. This version includes some bug fixes to previous Power Tools, support for Vista, and adds... Read More
We have received several emails from users who want to know where the documentation for Work Item Tracking Custom Controls is located, so here is the answer. To view the documentation on Custom Controls: Download the VS SDK v. 4 December CTP from this location: http://affiliate.vsipmembers.com/affiliate/downloadfiles.aspx Search for the topic “Work Item Tracking Custom... Read More
If you’re still using Visual Source Safe for your source control needs, you should read Richard Berg’s blog about the latest word on VSS and Vista. Clarifying SourceSafe support on Vista SourceSafe on Vista part 2 Let him know what you think! -=Susan
One of the Team Foundation managers recently asked me why we have a separate Readme document. The Readme, by definition, is for setup related issues, while the Known Issues document is for operational, non-setup issues. (You can view the Readme and Known Issue documents here: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/teamsystem/aa902633.aspx) We already publish the Installation Guide separately from... Read More
I’ve got four new draft topics for you today about a very hot topic on the discussion boards: mirroring the Team Foundation data-tier server. Keep in mind that these documents are draft ONLY, and still subject to change. Any and all feedback on these documents is more than welcome! Without further ado, here are the... Read More
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This documentation has been finalized and is now available on MSDN.