Wit-It! 1.4 – New Features

27/02/2009

Wit-It! 1.4 – New Features If you don’t know what is Wit-It! please read Wit-It! – Outlook Add-in for TFS Work Item Alerts I saw that lots of people are downloading Wit-It! and I get lots of feedbacks. Also I got a place on MSDN forums. It’s time for the next version of Wit-It! I fixed couple of performance problems, change the Design to some thing more friendly. Add couple new features to Wit-It! Download Wit-It! Today Here is the list: New Work Item ...

TFS API Part 16: Mapping Source Control Using VersionControlServer

26/02/2009

TFS API Part 16: Mapping Source Control Using VersionControlServer In this post I’ll show how to use VersionControlServer class to map your Source Control. This post will be the basic start of how to use VersionControlServer class in TFS API. Download Demo First add reference for      Microsoft.TeamFoundation      Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client      Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Common.dll      Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.dll located in - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\ Step 1 – Connect TFS + Create VersionControlServer Object First I create a Domain...

My Lecture On Team System Users Group (TSUG)

20/02/2009

My Lecture On Team System Users Group (TSUG) Not every day you get an invitation to be a lecturer in such a honored user group, and I want to thanks Dave Mckinstry for the invitation. My lecture was about Custom Control in Team System. I talked about the basic steps you need to take for create your custom control. Also I gave couple of tip and tricks while writing custom control, and of course I showed couple custom control that I wrote. This was so much fun!!!!

Wit-It! – Outlook Add-in for TFS Work Item Alerts

16/02/2009

Wit-It! – Outlook Add-in for TFS Work Item Alerts After a small talk with Guy Burstein he comes up with a Great Idea : use outlook form region to show Work Item from Team System. Then I remembered that working with Event Email in Team System are so  irritating. You can customize Event Emails to work with Team System Web Access but then you can’t open the work item in XML (sometimes you may need it) But then I noticed that not everyone have TSWA and even this sometimes can be irritating(slow, new look), so...

Ask The Expert On TeamSystemLive.COM

15/02/2009

Ask The Expert On TeamSystemLive.COM Me and couple of Team System experts around the world joined to ChrisTullier in a new Team System site called TeamSystemLive. TeamSystemLive.com is all about Live events covering Microsoft Visual Studio Team System. Pre-recorded videos are great, but there is no substitute to attending a live event and getting your specific questions answered in real time. In addition to maintaining the best list of live VSTS events on the web, we host an informal chat session each and every week to answer...
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TFS API Summary & My #200 Post

13/02/2009

TFS API Summary & My #200 Post It’s been 4 months, 3 weeks(143 days) since my ..::: My #100 Post :::… and still having fun blogging in this great community. A month ago (12/01/09) I’ve stated posting about TFS API. In one month I had more then 450 downloads of my TFS API demos and over 3500 views. Also I got many email regarding TFS API problems, I can clearly say that knowledge in this area is needed! So be sure that I’ll keep posting about TFS API ! ...

TFS API Part 15: Import Work Item Definition + Validation

12/02/2009

TFS API Part 15: Import Work Item Definition + Validation In my last post TFS API Part 14: Export Work Item Definition we saw how to export specific work item definition from TFS. In this post I’ll show how to import the work item definition to TFS and how to validate the definition.   Download Demo First add reference for Microsoft.TeamFoundation, Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client, Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Common.dll,Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client.dll located in - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\ Add using for: using Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Proxy; ...
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TFS API Part 14: Export Work Item Definition

11/02/2009

TFS API Part 14: Export Work Item Definition In this post I’ll show how to Export work item definition using TFS API. This action can be used for Backups script or even for third party for Work Item definition editor. Download Demo First add reference for Microsoft.TeamFoundation, Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client, Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Common.dll,Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client.dll located in - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\ Add using for: using Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Proxy; using Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client; using Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client;   Connect to TFS:   DomainProjectPicker...
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TFS API Part 13: More About Connecting TFS (Custom Credentials, Prompt)

10/02/2009

TFS API Part 13: More About Connecting TFS (Custom Credentials, Prompt) I got many request regarding TFS Connection, How to connect TFS with Different User name? How to set default user name & password? How to prompt Credentials for TFS? So Here it is. In TFS API Part 1: Domain Picker we saw how to connect TFS using Domain Picker that makes the connect to TFS very easy, But some times we just want to take the TFS server from our Cache...
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Announcing TFS Performance Report Pack

Announcing TFS Performance Report Pack Grant Holliday upload TFS Performance Reports that Microsoft use. Quote” We have a responsibility to ensure that the server is performing as expected and to identify any efficiencies that can be made in the server or the tools.  To do this, we have created a number of reports that we use ourselves and make available to our own users. “ The Full Article + Download Execution Time Summary Server Status - Source Control Request Queue Server Status - Top Users Bypassing...