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I work on a two programmer team for a federal credit union. I’ve been here for six months now, and I’d like to explain the problems that I have with working here to you guys. Limited design experience. I have two years professional programming experience, and I’m finding road blocks when I try to learn more from the “Lead” programmer. For me, programming is a passion and something I want to know more and more about. For him, programming was a means to a job that he doesn’t want to get more out of. ...
Okay, so "everyone" hates Visual SourceSafe. But the simple truth is many .NET developers have access to it for free because it comes with their MSDN Subscription. So a lot of .NET developers use it and they are familiar with it. Not because it's the best, but just because it's there. When we launched the new company we too went with Visual SourceSafe because it was included in our subscriptions, we were familiar with it, and it was better than nothing. But since then it has failed us in the biggest ...
I freaked out this morning because I thought I screwed up our Team Foundation Server by using the TFS Admin tool to modify some permissions. Apparently, you are not supposed to use this tool on non-domain based installs. When I pulled up our source control, right clicking on anything gave an empty menu that said "No commands available". After googling around, I found Grant Holliday's blog, which told me to make sure TFS was set as my default source control provider. Turns out that Vault put itself ...