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Cool VS2010 free extensions
Here I'm posting a short list of cool extensions I found for VS2010, all are published in the Visual Studio Gallery Reactive Extensions for VS2010 Tangible T4 Editor...
Posted: Dec 14 2009, 07:38 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
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...
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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Problems migrating WebTest projects from VS2008 to VS2010
If you fall into the same problem I did (WebTests project not being converted to the new VS2010 format) I found a workaround. I just removed the offending projects the then added back to the solution one by one. When loading each project VS ask me to...
Posted: Oct 29 2009, 11:07 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
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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