TFS 2012

The One Work Item check-in policy

Thanks to my fellow Visual Studio ALM MVP Colin Dembovsky for building the “One Work Item” check-in policy that I was always too lazy to build. Judging by the title,...

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Rename a TFS Project Collection

I was asked the other day how to rename a Team Project Collection. There is a way, and it is more like a three card shuffle than anything else, and...

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Exporting TF Status to Excel

You can use TF.EXE STATUS to display information about pending changes to items in one or more workspaces. I use this prior to migrations to see what users have files...

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What’s new in the Visual Studio Scrum 2.1 Process Template?

If you’ve connected to the hosted Team Foundation Service lately, you’ve noticed a new version of the Scrum template is available … Being the curious type, I connected to the...

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Removing TFS bindings from solutions and projects

When you try to open a solution that is under Team Foundation Server Version Control for a TFS that you don’t have access to, you will receive the message "The...

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Implementing Scrum Using Visual Studio 2012

Updated 6/12/2012 : Since my breakout session today was on the same topic, I thought I would just hitchhike onto this post from Sunday. My presentation and an updated ScrumRobot...

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Which Scrum Team member should set PBI and Bug work item states?

This is a fairly common question, usually by teams new to Scrum. The Scrum Guide clearly identifies the roles and their responsibilities. Team Foundation Server does not. It only identifies...

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Running nUnit in a TFS11 build on 64 bit server

Overview In TFS/VS 11, frameworks other than MS Test are supported, which is cool. Peter Provost mentions them here. OK, so you start to use this great new feature, queue...

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Create Yesterday’s Work Items Today

Team Foundation Server 11 has made it even easier to create a work item with a date prior to today. Awesome. So, why would you want to do this? Work...

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Opening SharePoint documents in Visual Studio 11

Today I was trying to open the ProcessGuidance.html file ... A double-click, or a right-click > Open both resulted in Internet Explorer asking me if I want to Save or...

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