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…

Fix: WIWA cannot download attachments

If you are using the WIWA feature in the latest TSWA 2008 SP1, you may notice that it’s not possible to download attachment files from the work item window.   As a workaround, you can edit Wiwa\UI\Pages\WorkItems\DownloadAttachment.aspx and modify the page directive to fix this by adding the HasPermission attribute: <%@ Page Language="C#"         AutoEventWireup="true"…


Fix: Work Item Custom Controls SDK for Web Access

The current TSWA 2008 SP1 release contains a few missing files in the Work Item Custom Controls SDK and one of our developers Serkan has published a blog post to provide a workaround. For details, see: Missing Files in Custom Control Samples Project


Security Update for TSWA 2008 SP1

A security issue has been identified with Team System Web Access 2008 SP1 and we have recently published an update that fixes it. Please note that this is a full release, so you will need to uninstall any existing versions of Web Access before installing this update. You can download it at:   This…


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…


Team System Web Access (TSWA) 2008 SP1 Available

Ed Hintz, Dev Lead for Team System Web Access, has recently announced the availability of TSWA 2008 SP1 power tool. See Ed’s blog post for the list of new features in this release:   Here’s the download link: Download TSWA 2008 SP1 Power Tool  


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…

CTPs for Team System Web Access 2008 SP1 and Work Item Web Access Released today

[Update: RTM version is released on 8/29/2008 – see] We have just shipped the Community Technology Preview releases for Team System Web Access 2008 SP1 Power Tool and Work Item Web Access 2008 Power Tool. Please note that these are “preview” releases and it is not recommended to use them in a production environment, however…


What’s New in TSWA 2008 SP1

Here’s a quick summary of the new features in the CTP release for Team System Web Access 2008 SP1: Single instance with multiple languages A single instance of TSWA now supports multiple languages. By default, the UI language is based on the user’s browser settings (accept-language header). The UI language can be overwritten in profile…


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