How to Browse / Download Latest in Source Control – #047

You can now link directly to the latest version in source control for downloading or browsing. For example, to browse whatever the latest version checked into source control for my Stick Figure Karate Fighter, you’ll use this URL: http://stickfigurekarate.codeplex.com/SourceControl/BrowseLatest Technorati Tags: CodePlex Tips

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How to Insert Code Snippets in Discussions – #046

During our last deployment, we added the ability to insert code snippets into the discussion boards. This will display a window for you to post in your code and to preview with syntax highlighting. Technorati Tags: CodePlex Tips

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How to display ads on your project from The Lounge – #045

In a recent deployment, project owners can now use advertisements from The Lounge using a single click. Project owner can see advertisements appear on the Home tab, the Downloads tab, the Discussions tab, and the Issue Tracker. The CodePlex documentation has more information about displaying ads from The Lounge.

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How to subscribe to the list of CodePlex projects using a specific tag – #044

And just yesterday i was thinking, “is the best use of my blog posting tips about CodePlex?” And then I saw Devon’s blog post today. Guess that answers my question. Let’s just say I took June off and now I’m back. Currently, we don’t have any UI that exposes these RSS feeds. We’ve thought about…

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How to find a specific user’s profile page – #042

Currently, there isn’t a way on the site to search for users via their usernames. However, if you know someone’s username, you can access their profile directly by typing in http://www.codeplex.com/site/users/view/<username> Or, if you’re like me and can’t remember that link, here’s an alternative way to look up someone else’s profile. First, click on any…

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How (and why) to set a default release – #039

Whenever you create or edit a public release (show to public = yes), there’s the Default Release option. This blog post has moved to http://saraford.net/2009/05/28/how-and-why-to-set-a-default-release-039/

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You can assign work items to a planned release – #038

Yesterday’s tip discussed how to create a planned release. This blog post has moved to http://saraford.net/2009/05/27/you-can-assign-work-items-to-a-planned-release-038/

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