Getting a distinct list of changed files from TFS using PowerShell

If you’re like me and need to do code-reviews of other people’s stuff or maybe you just want to see everything that’s changed during a certain period of a project, then here’s a nice PowerShell tip for you. First, make sure you’ve downloaded the latest version of the Team Foundation Powertools. Starting with the October […]

Can’t wait for VSTE for DB Pros!

Run, don’t walk, over to Channel9 and check out this awesome demonstration of all the capabilities of Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals. Then click here to download the latest CTP which was released last week. While database projects weren’t amazing in VS2003, I was extremely frustrated that they absolutely crippled the feature in VS2005. […]

Team Build: Get only changesets and work items related to a subfolder in a project

There are a couple ways to approach structuring your Team Projects depending on what you want to accomplish (see the answer to the “Should I create a team project per application or per release?” in the FAQ). Consider the per application scenario, where you have a single Team Project with multiple trunks per-version: $/My Project    |- […]

Web Application Projects for Visual Studio 2005 Released

Microsoft’s mea cupla for screwing up the web project model with the Web Site Project type has been released. We’ve been using it here at Mimeo ever since we started our 2.0/2005 migration and had great success wth it even in the beta stages. The differences between RC1 and Release are surprisingly big, but I […]

Limitation with Team Build with respect to TestRunConfigs

I made a post to the Team Build forums about two weeks ago about the inability to use multiple .testrunconfig settings in a Team Build and, unfortunately, haven’t heard back from anyone on it yet. So I figured I’d post it here in case anyone else is stumbles across the limitation and is looking for help. […]