Bringing Your TFS Process Template To Life with Talmia

A couple of weeks ago Giles and I made the journey up to Harrow to check out a new VSTS add-in from one of our Inner Circle & VSIP partners.  Gamcom have recently launched Talmia which is an ALM process automation and reporting tool for VSTS and after a quick demo from Chris Turvil at…

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Just Released: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector

We are pleased to announce the release of Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector which is available at http://www.codeplex.com/tfsconnector.   OVERVIEW   The Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector is designed to integrate the project management capabilities of TFS with Project Server 2007. It’s been developed by…

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Team System Roadmap

Yesterday was a busy day in Visual Studio land. As well as marking the 10th anniversary of the release of first version Visual Studio and the announcement of the free release of TeamPlain we have released a roadmap on the future directions of Team System. This includes: Details of the features that will be released in “Orcas”, An overview…

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Team System Sidebar Gadget

Jason Pricket (Team System dev) has written a Vista Sidebar Gadget that will monitor the status of a Team Build. The key features are: Each instance of the sidebar gadget monitors a particular build definition. An icon represents the status of the most recent build for that definition. The text is a hyperlink to the build…

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Work Item Search Tool

Want to search all work items in the project? Unfortunately Team Explorer doesn’t support this out of the box. Fortunately Noah Coad has written an Addin to do exactly that – nice one, Noah πŸ™‚ Check out:  Search Work Items, Team System Addin Neil.

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The new process template editor is very cool

Rich blogged a couple days ago about version 1.2 of the Team Foundation Server Power Tools.  I’ve just got round to having a look at the new process template editing tool, and I have to say I am impressed!  The team have created a DSL editor to allow you to graphically modify the workflow elements of your…

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I've Got The Power! (Tools)

β€œIt’s gettin, it’s gettin’ kinda hectic!β€œ The Team Foundation Server Team have just released version 1.2 of the Team Foundation Power Tools. In this release there are two new command line tools for developers and three new non-command line tools. In addition there are some bug fixes to previous releases and it adds support for windows…

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Installing the TFS Power Toys on Vista

If you try and install the Team Foundation Server Power Toys (or Tools) on a Vista machine, you may well see the following error: Error 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor. Solving…

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