Sample Script to Enable New Features in Upgraded Team Projects (TFS 2010 RTM)

Important: The instructions in this post only apply to the RTM version of Team Foundation Server 2010. For older versions, see RC, Beta2, or Beta1. Introduction When you upgrade your existing Team Foundation Server to version 2010, upgraded team projects will work as before. However, you need to make some manual changes to these team…


Team Foundation Server 2010 Beta 2 Available

We have just announced the availability of Team Foundation Server 2010 Beta 2 along with the Ultimate, Premium and Professional editions of Visual Studio 2010.   Download Links: Team Foundation Server 2010 Beta 2 (ISO) Team Explorer 2010 Beta 2 (ISO) Compatibility Patch for Team Explorer 2008 Related Resources Upgrading to Team Foundation Server 2010…


Enable Branch Visualization in Upgraded Team Projects (TFS 2010 Beta1)

As part of the series on “enabling new features in upgraded team projects”; Jamie Cool, our Lead Program Manager on Team Foundation Server team, talks about enabling branch visualization features in upgraded team projects: In Team Foundation Server 2010, we have significantly enhanced the concept of a branch. We have added functionality to branches such…


Updated Team System and TFS VPCs

Brian Randell has recently published a set of VSTS virtual machine images for Virtual PC, Virtual Server and Hyper-V. You can download either the TFS-only version, or the VSTS “all-up” images that contain the latest bits such as: Team Foundation Server 2008 SP1 Team System Web Access 2008 SP1  Visual Studio Team System 2008 SP1…


TSWA Work Item Only View (aka WIWA) with TFS Workgroup Edition

Recently, I’ve been seeing questions about TSWA Work Item Only View (aka WIWA) and how it works with Team Foundation Server Workgroup Edition. As a quick background, Work Item Only View is a feature of TSWA that enables accessing work items you’ve created without having to own a Client Access License (CAL) for TFS. This feature has been…


TFS 2008 SP1 Released

Few days ago, Brian Harry announced the availability of Team Foundation Server 2008 Service Pack 1 along with VS, VSTS and .NET 3.5 service packs. These service packs not only come with fixes and patches, but also with a lot of new features.   What’s New in SP1 for Team Foundation Server   To update…


Koders + TSWA Integration

Koders is a code search tool that can index source code from many different sources, including Team Foundation Server and Visual Source Safe. It also integrates with Visual Studio and Team System Web Access seamlessly. Koders and TSWA integration screencast