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Terje Sandstrom ------ Visual Studio ALM MVP ----- October 2009 Entries
On branches and builds in Team Foundation Server
On codeplex the VSTS Rangers have published the Branching Guidance II (yes, a while ago, but still very true). The basic idea there is the separation between 3 major branches, the Main (or trunk), the Development and the Release branch. One can elaborate on these and use multiple Development branches, and also a tree of release branches, but the basic principle can be summed up with these three. Now, if we look at the different sets of build types we have, see ......

Posted On Sunday, October 25, 2009 3:49 PM

Branched history working in Visual Studio 2010 using TFS Server 2008
Visual Studio 2010 (beta 2) can be connected to an existing TFS 2008 Server. Much of the new great stuff is then not available, quite naturally. But I was quite positively surprised that some stuff I had not expected to work in fact did. Which of course means it’s client stuff more than server stuff. Anyway, here comes: History across branches: You can now see the history of a versioned item even it started it’s life in another branch, and even if you are connected to a TFS 2008 server. You can see ......

Posted On Saturday, October 24, 2009 3:59 PM

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