TFS 2010 – Custom Process Parameters Part 2 – MetaData

This is a continuation of the Part 1 post. In the last post, we created a Hello World process template that uses a custom process parameter to pass in the text “Hello World!” And we showed that it worked pretty easily. But I skipped over something that perhaps you noticed. When you look at this…

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TFS 2010 – Custom Process Parameters Part 1

What are process parameters? These are the objects that we pass into the build process that determines what will be built, what tests to run (and how), and all the other switches that decide what happens. How are they passed in? The process parameters can be set and/or modified in 3 different places. The XAML…

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TFS2010 – Changing The Way Build Information IS Displayed

In this post, I want to explain how you change the way that build information is displayed on the Build Details View. You can do some pretty crazy things if you really want to. We are just going to change the color of Build Messages. If you want more details on customizing the Log View,…

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TFS 2010 – Displaying Custom Build Information in Visual Studio

In TFS 2008, we had a lot of requests to make the Build Details View customizable. In 2010, we have taken the first step in that direction. In this post, I will explain how to change the Log View of the new Build Details View to show custom build information. For reference you may want…

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TFS 2010 – How about those Build delete options

When you delete a build in Visual Studio 2010, you don’t just get a message box that says “Are you Sure?.” You get this… In 2010, you choose what you want to delete. You can delete any of the the following: Details – this is the database record itself. Deleting this causes the build not…

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