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TF.exe Goodness – Move Multiple Files/Folders
Here's a quick tip: if you need to move multiple files or folders in Team Explorer, it's not possible to select multiple and click 'Move' from the context menu. However, you can accomplish this using the TF.exe Move command with a wildcard: Syntax: tf.exe move <itemspec> <destination> Example:tf.exe move $/Itd/Deployment/Builds/R1* $/Itd/Deployment/Builds/Arc... Sweet and simple! This one saved me a lot of time – Enjoy ......

Posted On Friday, February 2, 2007 5:36 PM

Team Foundation Server Merge Woes – TF14087
In early 2006, we had a difficult bridge to cross as we were about to enter the Construction phase of our current project. Having 35+ developers building interdependent functional areas of the application, we needed to ensure the autonomy of each functional area, whilst maintaining linkage between shared components. Thus, having used branches in the past (quite successfully with Subversion, might I add,) we decided to leverage TFS branches to provide support for our concurrent development efforts. ......

Posted On Sunday, January 14, 2007 7:47 PM

Hello from Heathrow!

It seems like the only time I have to myself is in airport lounges!  As the post would suggest, I'm in the UK en route to Mumbai to visit my team, check up on things, enjoy some good Chicken Tikka... the usual drill.   

Will be posting some TFS musings soon... hopefully, will have some goodies on SP1 and hardware migration.


Posted On Friday, January 5, 2007 6:43 PM

Deleting TFS Workspace Cache
Taking a break from my India-related postings…I must say, my experience over the past month working with Team Foundation Server has left an awful taste in my mouth. From licensing to migration issues, it’s very evident that TFS is a version 1.0 product. In lieu of such issues, we recently had to put together a stop-gap solution to provide access to our TFS environment whilst trying to migrate to new hardware. As part of this solution, we had to remap Workspaces on each client machine (which were ......

Posted On Monday, September 11, 2006 9:42 AM

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