Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) IntelliJ plugin now included with JetBrains Rider IDE releases

I am pleased to announce the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) IntelliJ plugin is now built-in and provided with JetBrains Rider IDE out-of-the-box. The plugin is a result of a partnership between JetBrains and Microsoft. Previously, both of our companies provided separate plugins accessing certain features of VSTS and TFS…. Read more

Official Release of TFVC Support for Visual Studio Code

In the 1.116.0 release of the Visual Studio Team Services extension for Visual Studio Code, we have added support for Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC). TFVC support works for both Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 2 (or later) as well as Team Services. Its core features enable users to work with their TFVC repositories from inside… Read more

Import repositories from TFVC to Git

You can now migrate code from an existing TFVC repository to a new Git repository within the same account. To start migration, select Import Repository from the repository selector drop-down. Individual folders or branches can be imported to the Git repository, or the entire TFVC repository can be imported (minus the branches). Users can also… Read more

Official Release of TFVC Support for the Visual Studio Team Services Plugin for Android Studio and IntelliJ

In the 1.115.0 release of the Visual Studio Team Services plugin for Android Studio and IntelliJ, Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) support is transitioning from preview mode to official release. TFVC support was added in a preview state starting September 2016 and continually has had more functionality added to it with each iteration. Its core features… Read more

How to recreate the TFVC team project folder

We’ve had a handful of support calls lately from customers who deleted their team project folder in TFVC. tf.exe makes it easy to do, but not easy to undo. Fortunately, the fix is straightforward, and Will Lennon has written it up in a blog post. With Will’s permission, I’m reblogging the contents below. TF.exe makes it easy… Read more

TFVC Support in Preview for Team Services Plugin for IntelliJ and Android Studio

We are proud to announce that Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) support is being added to the Team Services plugin for IntelliJ and Android Studio. Currently, the 1.106.0 version of the plugin will contain preview functionality to support TFVC repositories in the IDEs. Android Studio developers stuck with no TFVC support to create mobile apps now… Read more

New and updated DevLabs extensions in the Visual Studio Team Services Marketplace

Microsoft DevLabs is an outlet for experiments from Microsoft, experiments that represent some of the latest ideas around developer tools. Solutions in this category are designed for broad usage, and you are encouraged to use and provide feedback on them; however, these extensions are not supported nor are any commitments made as to their longevity…. Read more

Announcing Public Preview for Visual Studio Team Services Code Search

Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of Code Search in Visual Studio Team Services.  With this release you can search for code across TFVC and Git projects in your Visual Studio Team Services account. Not only can you perform full text matching, but for C#, C and C++, it understands the structure of… Read more

Support for Team Foundation Server 2015 in SonarQube TFVC SCM Plugin

We are happy to announce a new version of the SonarQube TFVC SCM plugin (2.1) that adds support for Team Foundation Server 2015. The previous version of the plug-in supports TFS 2013 and below. With this plugin, when using TFS 2015, you can now see user information picked from TFVC in the source code browser… Read more

CodeLens in Visual Studio Online is now in Public Preview

Update: Added a Troubleshooting section. Introduction CodeLens is a heads-up display in your Visual Studio Editor where you can find information about your code in-context.   We had enabled CodeLens in Visual Studio Online for select customers as a Limited CTP in Nov 2014. We have evaluated the performance & scale characteristics and now feel… Read more