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My new project uses branching in TFS. Every project to improve the product is done on a branch. This is correct use of TFS, since it is a Application Lifecycle Management tool. In this post I’ll describe how I merged … Continue reading

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Week roundup

Last week recap and links: Rextester lets you edit, compile and run code online Safely simplify TFS queries with a Current iteration path, TFS iteration quidance / best practice Koffieschaap (dutch) internet nonsense about random facts Image courtesy of kanate … Continue reading

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Merge changeset to branch

We use Team Foundation Server with Team Foundation Version Control (not GIT). To support a release we created two branches called CurrentVersion and 5.0.2. Where CurrentVersion is our “development” branch for new features and 5.0.2 is our “master” branch used … Continue reading

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Ignoring files in TFS Source Control

On my current project we use TFS Source Control. I’m so used to GIT now that I had to figure out how to ignore files again. The option for server workspaces is cloaking the folders / files you don’t need. … Continue reading

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Execute xunit tests on hosted build controller

You can use xunit to unit test on the hosted build controller by installing the xunit.runner.visualstudio package. But when the Build is done, there was an error. The testrunner tries to discover the unittests in xunit.runner.visualstudio.testadapter.dll. Why? Because it matches … Continue reading

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Visual Studio Online Project Portal

With visual studio online everybody has access to team foundation service without installing. It is software as a service. But there are some limitations. One is no integration with sharepoint for your team project portal. You can use some other … Continue reading

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Alternate Authentication Credentials

To allow third party tools to connect to your visual studio online enable Alternate Authentication Credentials After making the change I got an email from Microsoft. This is standard security policy now. Hi Eric Tummers, To maintain the security and … Continue reading

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