Working with Rosario workitem links in object model

As you know, Rosario comes up with rich linking abilities for workitems and object model to support it. Working with object model could be a bit tricky when it comes to comprehending directions of links and Durgaprasad wrote a nice blog on how to use the OM. Check it out here: http://blogs.msdn.com/dgorti/archive/2007/09/26/querying-on-workitem-links-through-the-api.aspx . Note that the actual…

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Multivalue control is now available for download in codeplex

Many customers have asked for a control to select multiple values for a field, or to tag work item with various tag strings & to be able to query on them. We might have such control built-in in future releases, but until then this can be solved with a custom control. We built such a…

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Adding custom menu items to "Team" menu

Few customers wanted to add a menu to context menu of workitems in result list. It seems like a great idea to show actions on selected work items, but we haven’t exposed the command ids for context menus in V1 and Orcas. We did expose the “Team” menu in the main menu and it is…

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Defining custom actions for state transitions

I heard this question few times: “I see the action named Microsoft.VSTS.Actions.Checkin to resolve work items in my tools, what other actions are available and how to use this feature to define my own”.   What is a “custom action”? Suppose you are building a tool that will take shelveset from users and resolve workitems…

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