Codeplex project for opensource generic custom controls

Do you want some complelling feature in work item form that is missing? Now you can suggest those ideas and even build it to share across community. Codeplex project is created for this purpose. Here is the project link: . I am leaving on vacation soon, so I won’t able to reply to threads there, but please leave your thoughts, ideas and…


Showing work item form in your app

I hear this question often: How to show work item form in an app? Either an existing workitem, or a new workitem, possibly with certain fields prefilled? This is done as part of samples in SDK, but it is worth a post. It is quite easy and below is the code to do it:  …


Deploying custom controls that use teamfoundation assemblies

A question was raised in forums on how to deploy custom controls that refer to team foundation assemblies. Problem is how the deployed dlls will find the TFS dlls. Marcel showed how to use AssemblyResolve event of appdomain to programmatically specify TFS assemblies here: . Tim’s blog has detailed code to achieve the same at:


Saving attachments in a workitem

This is one of pain points in V1 that we could not fix at end of project. To alleviate it, in the powertoys we do have an option to save attachments using commandline. I heard requests on saving attachments from UI so in this post I attached an addin (John’s contribution) that will download attachments in a given workitem. Below is some…