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19 04, 2013

Working within a single Team Project with Team Foundation Server 2012

By | 2013-04-19T12:12:20+00:00 April 19th, 2013|Practices, Process, Tools|Comments Off on Working within a single Team Project with Team Foundation Server 2012

Working within a single Team Project with Team Foundation Server 2012 provides a lot of benefits. There are however many design consideration for working within a single team project and we need to consider all of the complexities that is entails.

19 04, 2013

Connect a Test Controller to Team Foundation Service

By | 2013-04-19T12:07:06+00:00 April 19th, 2013|Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server|0 Comments

Did you know that you can connect a Test Controller to Team Foundation Service? And if you can do that, can you create standard environments for automated deployment and testing against the cloud?

10 04, 2013

Enable Feedback support for users in Team Foundation Server 2012

By | 2013-04-10T11:00:45+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio 11|1 Comment

You can enable Feedback support for users in Team Foundation Server 2012 very easily with a few simple permissions. This works great with Team Foundation Server and even better with Team Foundation Service.

4 04, 2013

Are you ready for Visual Studio 2012.2?

By | 2013-04-04T09:08:39+00:00 April 4th, 2013|Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team Foundation Service|0 Comments

Are you ready for Visual Studio 2012.2? We sure are! Currently Visual Studio 2012.2 CTP4 has been released with a “Go-Live” license (which means that you are supported in production) and the gold version just arrived moments ago! A hot topic right now consists of the many changes Microsoft is making in their release cadence [...]

2 10, 2012

A foundation for the future at Northwest Cadence

By | 2012-10-02T07:20:35+00:00 October 2nd, 2012|Company|3 Comments

With the unprecedented growth of Northwest Cadence over the last few years we have expanded our practices team as well as our core process and technical teams and we have really just outgrown our current space in Kirkland. So we made a few little tweaks… Kirkland for Bellevue While the old office was a shared [...]

11 07, 2012

TFS Integration Tools – Issue: “unable to find a unique local path”

By | 2012-07-11T10:43:57+00:00 July 11th, 2012|Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server|4 Comments

Issue When you are doing a Source Control migration using the TFS Integration Platform you receive a “unable to find a unique local path” runtime conflict. Figure: You get a “MigrationException: unable to find a unique local path” At this point the migration fails and you are unable to continue. Applies to TFS Integration Tools, [...]

11 07, 2012

TFS 2012 Issue: Get Workspace already exists connecting with VS 2008 or VS 2010

By | 2012-07-11T07:52:58+00:00 July 11th, 2012|Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server|10 Comments

Issue When you have VS 2008 or VS 2010 installed as well as VS 2012 and you are connecting to TFS 2012 you my get an error the first time that you connect: Figure: The Workspace already exists on computer This results in this error ever time you start VS 2010 or VS 2008. Applies [...]

29 02, 2012

Introduction to Agile Product Planning in Visual Studio 11

By | 2012-02-29T08:16:27+00:00 February 29th, 2012|Visual Studio 11|1 Comment

When getting started with Visual Studio 11, the first thing you will want to do is get your business team on-board and connected. This is critical as Scrum is easy enough if you can figure out what to build - this is the preview of the business and not the Development Team. The first step is [...]

29 02, 2012

Team Alerts in Visual Studio Team Foundation Service

By | 2012-02-29T08:00:28+00:00 February 29th, 2012|Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio ALM, Visual Studio Team Foundation Service|1 Comment

In the previous version of Visual Studio ALM, it was quite complicated to add alerts. That is, unless you wanted each individual user to add their own alerts (which in the enterprise is unreasonable) then you had to use something like the TFS Event Handler. We have been looking to Microsoft to fill at least [...]

29 02, 2012

Introduction to Visual Studio Team Foundation Service

By | 2012-02-29T07:30:38+00:00 February 29th, 2012|Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio ALM|1 Comment

Those of you who have already experienced the Beta Version may have noticed that there is a new hosted, cloud-based Application Lifecycle Management provider on the block - and it's Microsoft's! Visual Studio  is surprisingly good and can be accessed with a go-live license (http://tfspreview.com). While, as with all new services it does have its [...]