Work Item Groups In TFS

יום חמישי, יוני 10, 2010

One very nice feature came with TFS 2010 that almost no one knows is the Work Item Groups. In TFS 2010 you can define group of Work Item Types and filter work items using that group, for example lets take different Work Items for requirements: System Requirements and Detailed Requirements. What I like to do is query all the requirements in the system, all I need to do is filter by the group: Requirements. In order to change the categories you will need to export them to an XML file, change the categories and import them back to the server. In order...

TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide Is Published

יום שני, פברואר 1, 2010

I am glad to announce that the TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide Is finally and available to download. I have worked hard to create this guide and I will be glad to hear what you think of it. It is available to download from the TFS Guides site. I will also like to know what other user guides you need. Have Fun!!!

TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Create And Use Queries

יום חמישי, ינואר 7, 2010

This post is the Forth post out of Five that builds the TFS 2010 Work Items Basic Guide. See the first post: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Introduction” I have already published posts regarding the creation of new Work Items: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Create New Work Items” and about the Work Item Links: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Work Item Link Types” On this post I will talk about Queries. In order to see the Work Items you have entered to the Team System you will need to create a "Search", the...

TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Work Item Link Types

יום רביעי, דצמבר 30, 2009

This post is the Third post out of Five that builds the TFS 2010 Work Items Basic Guide. See the first post: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Introduction” I have already published regarding the creation of new Work Items: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Create New Work Items” On this post I will talk about one of the big changes in TFS 2010 is the Link types between Work Items! In any development process you will have many Work Items, Work Items in the development process are related to one another in many cases, in Team...

TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Create New Work Items

This post is the second post out of Five that builds the TFS 2010 Work Items Basic Guide. See the first post: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Introduction” On this post I will show different ways to create new work items from the Team Explorer 2010. In order to show the Team Explorer in Visual Studio click on its icon. There are two main methods to create Work Items, from the Team Explorer --> Work Items menu or from the Team tab. In order to create a new work item from the Team Explorer --> Work Items menu...

TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Introduction

יום שלישי, דצמבר 22, 2009

Team System is very powerful when it comes to manage development and QA, in order to manage development and QA you will need to have Requirements, Tasks, Bugs etc. and the links between them. In Team System there is a generic object that covers all that is needed, it is called Work Item. What is a Work Item? A work item is a generic object that has types, for example: Requirement, Task, Bug, etc. The Work Item types that are available "out of the box" in Team system are not the only types available, you can create new types as needed in your...

Team System Work Items Basic User Guide – Create And Use Queries

יום חמישי, ספטמבר 3, 2009

This post is the third post out of Five that builds the Work Items Basic Guide. See the first post: “Team System Work items Basic User Guide – Introduction”  I have already published the “Team System Work Items Basic User Guide – Create New Work Items” On this post I will talk about Queries. In order to see the Work Items you have entered to the Team System you will need to create a "Search", the way you search the Team System is by Queries. Queries contains filters, you can put filters on each of the Work Item fields. There Are two groups of...