Shims and stubs are part of the new Microsoft Fakes Framework. I decided that I should go and learn about them, but just finding the most basic example to start the process was harder that I thought it would be. Either people had examples and did not show how to implement them, or the examples [...]
Issue: When installing and/or upgrading to Visual Studio 2012 RTM on a Windows 8 RC box, the installer may hang and inform you that you do not have .Net 4.5.x installed. You cannot proceed until you resolve this. Applies To: Windows 8 RC (Release Candidate/Preview) Visual Studio 2012 RTM Findings: The problem is VS 2012 [...]
Just putting a quick stake in the ground! :-D One day prior to launch, we have completed a production upgrade from Team Foundation Server 2008 to Team Foundation Server 2012 RTM. Aaaah! :-D More on the experience coming soon.
Introduction Team Foundation Server 2012 brings a ton of new features that are revolved around the software team. Software team is pretty subjective, but for this blog post we can define it to include anyone that has anything to do with the development lifecycle. This isn’t limited to the immediate team (developers, testers, ops, etc.), [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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June 25 | FREE online training event Northwest Cadence, in partnership with Microsoft’s Public Sector Developer Tools team, has delivered several Visual Studio 12 events across multiple cities this past quarter. We weren’t able to reach everyone, and wanted to create a remote version of this VS 12 Public Sector event for you to attend! [...]
Remember when you used to have a Rolodex on your desk that was packed full of business cards, scribbled-out-then-updated address cards, and maybe a few hand written reminder notes with birth dates and special occasions listed? What caused the demise of the Rolodex days in your world? Was it your mobile phone, Outlook, a CRM [...]
TFS 11 provides a wealth of new features in terms of project management, development and customer involvement. But to take advantage of these features you have to make the right changes to your process template. With the release of TFS 11, Microsoft will include the ability to update an already deployed project, but what do [...]