How To Use Team Explorer 2005 With TFS 2010

יום חמישי, מרץ 25, 2010

I know some of you are waiting for it and now it is finally here: The Team Explorer 2005 extensibility patch for TFS 2010. Download it from the following URL: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=22215e4c-af6f-4e2f-96df-20e94d762689&displaylang=en I think that the connection to the server user experience will be the same as the Visual Studio 2008 user experience. Refer to my post: “How To Connect To The TFS 2010 With Team Explorer 2008” for how to connect. I did not test it, simply because I don’t use Visual Studio 2005 any more so if someone tried it and can share his experience please comment to this post. Have Fun!!!

The Power Tools For The Team Explorer 2010 RC Are Now Available

יום רביעי, פברואר 24, 2010

The Power Tools For the Team Explorer 2010 RC are available. you can download the Power Tools from here. I have installed the new Power Tools and it looks good!!! One thing that always surprise me in the Power Tools installation: In the installation process the progress bar move fast until it gets to “Removing Backup Files”, it looks like the process stuck, they have this bug since the Team Explorer 2008 October release and its there to stay. One of the new things they have done in this release of the Power Tools is update the BPA (Best Practice Analyzer) tool that...

How To Connect To The TFS 2010 With Team Explorer 2008

יום שלישי, ינואר 19, 2010

Many users don’t like to work with the Visual Studio 2010 because it is still a Beta or just because they are not ready to upgrade there Visual Studio yet but still they like to use the TFS 2010. Microsoft has release a forward compatibility update that lets Team Explorer 2008 with SP1 connect to the TFS 2010, the compatibility installation file can be downloaded from here. After you install the compatibility add-in launch the Visual Studio 2008 and follow the steps: Step 1: Open the Team Explorer by clicking its icon Step 2: Click the plus icon    Step 3: Click the...