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Tarun Arora - Visual Studio ALM MVP ALM, Agile, Automation, Performance Testing, Software QA, Cloud, ... July 2011 Entries
TFS-Get Latest VS Get Specific Version
Lately i have seen the below remarks coming through in the communities, Get Latest does not work in TFS I always have to use Get Specific version to get the server changes on my local Why get latest misses updating some files while get specific works I’ll be using the TFS API to show you how the “Get Latest” is suppose to work and show you how you can avoid getting in a situation where you might have to use “Get Specific” to get the latest version of your workspace. I would assume that you know the ......

Posted On Sunday, July 24, 2011 9:30 PM

TFS SDK: Compare Changesets programmatically
I will be covering three things in this blog post Get the history i.e. all change sets of an item programmatically using the TFS API. Download the change sets programmatically using the TFS API Use WinMerge to compare those change sets programmatically 1. How do i get the history of a file using TFS API? The VersionControlServer Class exposes the QueryHistory method that gets you all changesets that have impacted a file or folder you are querying for. public IEnumerable QueryHistory( string path, ......

Posted On Saturday, July 23, 2011 10:18 PM

How To Change compare merge tool in TFS?
Technorati Tags: Team Foundation Server 2010 Would you like to use your favourite comparison and merging tool such as KDiff3 or WinMerge in TFS. With little effort you can configure a different diff/merge tool in Team Foundation Server. In this blog post I'll be covering How to change the default compare/merge tool List of available compare/merge tools and the list of arguments Follow the steps below, Open Visual Studio 2010 and go to Tools => Options Select Source Control => Visual Studio ......

Posted On Saturday, July 23, 2011 6:19 PM

TFS 2010 SDK: Get List of user Workspaces and checked out files Programmatically
Technorati Tags: Team Foundation Server 2010,TFS API,TFS SDK 2010,TFS Administration Working as a TFS Administrator maintaining the user workspaces is a very important task. Using the TFS API it is very easy to get a list of user workspaces, undo pending changes and delete workspace mappings if required. It is common to see people leave as the bell curve dips with the project delivery but some times what is left behind is a set of checked out files in workspaces. In this blog post i will show you ......

Posted On Saturday, July 16, 2011 8:39 PM

TFS Backup Plan Wizard - A backup plan already exists for the TFS Configuration
Technorati Tags: Team Foundation Server 2010,Power Tools,TF254027 Error Recently moved from TFS 2010 server to another TFS 2010 server and trying to configure a backup plan using the Backup plan wizard that comes along with the TFS Power Tools. The tool allows you to set up Team Foundation Server backups - The tool can schedule backups for the following databases that your deployment of Team Foundation Server uses: the configuration database the database for each team project collection the databases ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 9:47 PM

Why TFS 2010–On a light note. Hilarious :-)
Technorati Tags: TFS 2010,Team Foundation Server 2010,Technology Humour A little bit of humour would not hurt... What are your selfish reasons for upgrading to TFS 2010? Cheers, Tarun ......

Posted On Monday, July 11, 2011 6:44 PM

TFS 2010 SDK: Get Projects, Iterations, Area Path, Queries and Work Items Programmatically
Technorati Tags: Team Foundation Server 2010,TFS API,TFS SDK 2010,TFS ALM Download a working solution Demo Solution Download I have seen a lot of questions in the community lately on how to use the TFS API to get a list of Team Projects, Iterations & Area Paths in that project, get a list of queries, see the wiql and execute the query programmatically. I will show you the steps on just how to do this. PDTZG6PKJYNE 1. Connect to TFS Programmatically I have a blog post that shows you from where ......

Posted On Sunday, July 10, 2011 7:23 PM

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