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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TFS 2010 – What’s New On The Build Explorer?

The Queued Tab: So, as you can see not much has changed on the Queued tab of the build explorer since VSTS 2008, but if you look close, there are a few changes. 1. There is a new filter you can apply – “Only show builds requested by me”. This filter will limit the results…

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TFS 2010 Beta1 – Build DEtails View Log View section

The picture above is of the Log View of the new Build Details View in Visual Studio Team System 2010. See my previous post on the Summary View for more information on the items above the words “Activity Log”. The log view can be seen by opening an in-progress build like the one shown above…

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tFS 2010 Beta1 – Build Details View Summary section

The picture above is of the new “Build Report” in TFS 2010. I prefer the term Build Details View, because it is not actually a TFS report object. The view has completely changed, so let me take you on a quick tour: 1. The first thing you may notice is that this is a failed…

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WPF Documents – Indenting Paragraphs

As I promised, this is a post about what I learned while creating a flow document that had indented paragraphs. The hierarchy was dynamically built based on the data. The first thing I noticed is that indenting a paragraph is very easy, just set the left margin of the paragraph and the entire paragraph will…

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