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TFS 2010 and the missing Area & Iterations (stale data) Issue
The symptom is this: you change some area or iteration in a TFS Project, but the change is not reflected (or updated) in VS or any other TFS Client. Well, it happens that TFS now has some clever caching mechanisms that need to be updated when you make...
Posted: Mar 30 2010, 01:32 PM by andresv | with no comments
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Very good post about solving Sharepoint problems with TFS 2010
The Visual Studio WIT tools team has published a very nice post pointing the most common issues with Sharepoint and TFS 2010. Check it out at http://blogs.msdn.com/teams_wit_tools/archive/2009/11/24/tfs-2010-beta2-troubleshooting-sharepoint-configuration...
VM Prep Tool for Visual Studio Team Lab Management 2010
Microsoft has released the first version of the Virtual Machine Preparation Tool for Visual Studio Team Lab management 2010. What a mouthfull! Try saying that three times in a row.. Well, the tool function is to prepare existing VMs to be compatible with...
Build Silverlight 2.0 or 3.0 projects with an x64 TFS 2010 Build Agent
I was trying to build our biggest solution after migration (TEST migration) and found that Silverlight projects won't compile. The first error we received was "The Silverlight 2 SDK is not installed". I found a post on the Silverlight forum about this...
Posted: Nov 05 2009, 12:00 PM by andresv | with 3 comment(s)
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Enabled new ALM features after migration of TFS2008 to TFS2010
The test migration of our TFS 2008 went extremely well (the import command processed nearly 7GB of data from our TFS 2008) in less than half hour, and all running in my notebook (not some kickass server...). Today I executed the script published by Hakan...
Step by step TFS 2010 configuration
Here I found a good post about how to setup TFS 2010 (and everything else). http://juliocasal.com/archive/2009/11/02/team-foundation-server-2010-beta-2-office-sharepoint-server-2007-single-server-installation-part-1.aspx TFS 2010 is easier to setup than...
Posted: Nov 02 2009, 10:27 AM by andresv | with 2 comment(s)
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MOSS & TFS 2010: Insufficient rights when configuring SSO
If you try to configure the SSO (Single Sign-On) in Sharepoint 2007 for TFS 2010, you migh get the dreaded "Insufficient Rights" error. Configuring the SSO for TFS is not THAT well documented, and you keep finding instructions like "Configure the propper...
Posted: Nov 02 2009, 09:53 AM by andresv | with no comments
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Projects upgraded from VS2008 to VS2010
Yesterday I did my first test migrating one of our our rather complex VS2008 solutions to VS2010 (and TFS 2010). The solution and projects upgrade went generally well, I only had a few minor things to fix I'm detailing below: All WCF client proxies were...
Posted: Oct 27 2009, 10:32 AM by andresv | with 3 comment(s)
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TFS 2010 Upgrade options
For those planning to upgrade from TFS 2008 (as we do) Bryan Krieger posted a nice article commenting the options and a high level overview of the process. Check it out at http://blogs.msdn.com/bkrieger/archive/2009/10/21/team-foundation-server-2010-upgrade...
Posted: Oct 23 2009, 06:57 PM by andresv | with no comments
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Faster builds with VSTS Team Build
If you have big solutions with hundreds of projects and hundred of thoudsands lines of code, you know that by default compiling in the build server takes some time. One of the things that take most time is getting the sources to compile, and that's because...
Posted: Oct 20 2009, 10:46 AM by andresv | with no comments
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