VS2010 upgrades

With the release of 2010 on 12 April, MSDN Premium subscriptions are moved to higher level products. This is all outlined in the VS2010 Roadmap, and the details of what is involved in each  subs...

TFS 2010 Licensing – Multiplexing

I was reading through the new Visual Studio 2010 Licensing White Paper released a couple of weeks ago. It contains a good explanation and examples of multiplexing scenarios. These sounded very famili...

No Branch by Label in TFS 2010

This came up today during a presentation I was giving. I didn’t realize you couldn’t do this from the new Branches in 2010. I did some research and wanted to share my findings. In TFS 2010 (RC), if y...

Team Foundation Server 2010 SDK on MSDN Code Gallery

Until the regular SDK documentation on MSDN is updated for Team Foundation Server 2010, you can find information at its official home on Code Gallery. You will find the samples for the Team Foundatio...

Team Foundation Server 2010 Installation Guide

Don’t trust the install guide that you find inside your Beta 2 download media. It’s an older version that was from last month. Instead, download the latest, beta 2 guide (TFSInstall-beta2-9192009.chm...

Automating the Creation of TFS Service Accounts

When setting up new virtual machines for Team Foundation Server 2010, I find myself having to manually create the four amigos: TFSSERVICE, TFSREPORTS, TFSBUILD, and WSSSERVICE (per the installation g...

2010 Feature Preview for TFS : VSTS 2010

I am in the TFS 2010 cool features talk at PDC with Brian Harry. I’ll stream notes into this post, but please be aware that this discussion focuses on Team Foundation Server, not the full compl...