Team Build 2010: Associate Changesets and Work Items with a Dummy Build

Jason Prickett has a blog post called Creating Fake Builds in TFS Build 2010. It includes code for creating a dummy build service host, build controller, build definition and then a build result (IBuildDetail). One thing that isn’t shown is how to associate Changesets and Work Items to the build result. Fortunately its not that…


TFS: Empty Process Template

Over the last few years, I’ve occasionally had a need for an empty or minimal process template. For example: You are setting up a sync with the TFS Integration Tools and you want to do a “context sync” (i.e. let the tool copy the Work Item Types, Areas/Iterations, Global Lists from one server to another)…


TFS 2010: What Service Packs and Hotfixes Should I Install?

Team Foundation Server 2010 was released in April 2010. Since then, there have been a number of important Service Packs, Cumulative Updates and hotfixes that have been made available based upon internal usage at Microsoft and customer feedback via the support organisation. This blog post is an attempt at bringing together all the updates that…