Team Foundation Server



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Introduction Recently, I added some articles about installing and configuring some new pre-release software that Microsoft released earlier in the year.  [ Visual Studio 2013 | Team Foundation Server 2013 ] Now I’m ready to put it all to the test! I know there’s been a lot of build-up, and […]

Previewing the Previews




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Recently, I had to authenticate to Team Foundation Server using an account with greater permissions to perform some administrative tasks.  As you may know, this requires entering alternate credentials when you add the server to the list of TFS servers, or when you need to connect to the server.  Once […]

Using different credentials to connect to Team Foundation Server


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The series so far: Part 1 – Setting up TFS Azure Part 2 – Configuring Visual Studio to use TFS Azure Part 3 – Registering Team Build controllers for TFS Azure Part 4 – Builds in the Cloud (this article) Introduction Following on from an earlier series of articles on […]

Team Foundation Server in the Cloud (Part 4): Builds in ...


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Introduction Following on from the previous article, where I installed the Visual Studio 11 Release Candidate on a Windows 8 Release Candidate, I’m now going to step through the process to set up a complimentary ALM capability – Team Foundation Server 2012 (Release Candidate). As per the previous article, links […]

Team Foundation Server 2012 – Release Candidate (Installation) – Part ...



Today was a big day if you happen to enjoy Release Candidate builds from Microsoft.  Not only did we see the RC release of both Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (and Hyper-V Server), but it also coincided with the release of RC editions of the Visual Studio 11 developer […]

Big Release Candidate Day – Microsoft





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Introduction Recently I had to determine a universal product versioning syntax for our products and services.   This was done to ensure a level of consistency between projects and products. Depending on the deployment, currently there has been a wildly different format used between products and services.   Given the recent adoption […]

Product Numbering and Branch Management