Running nUnit in a TFS11 build on 64 bit server

Overview In TFS/VS 11, frameworks other than MS Test are supported, which is cool. Peter Provost mentions them here. OK, so you start to use this great new feature, queue up a team build and the test...

Reporting Waste with TFS

Tracking waste in TFS Overview Tracking waste and gathering the empirical data is one of the most effective ways of convincing people for the need to adapt. This needs an Estimated Effort field, as i...

Create Yesterday’s Work Items Today

Team Foundation Server 11 has made it even easier to create a work item with a date prior to today. Awesome. So, why would you want to do this? Work with me here … Maybe you are importing requirement...

Upgrade TFS 2005 to TFS11 Beta

This is one journey to upgrade TFS 2005 to TFS11 Key points if you are in a hurry You only get one chance at the upgrade, on the initial install. You need to do this as two upgrades TFS2005 –> TFS...

Opening SharePoint documents in Visual Studio 11

Today I was trying to open the ProcessGuidance.html file … A double-click, or a right-click > Open both resulted in Internet Explorer asking me if I want to Save or Cancel the document downl...

Diving into the Visual Studio Scrum 2.0 Reports

Being the geek I am, I wanted to take a detailed look at the reports in the new Scrum template. Rather than wait for guidance to be posted, or call up my friends at Microsoft (again), I thought I wou...

SharePoint Foundation 2010 using local accounts

When configuring Team Foundation Server 11, the default action is to install and configure SharePoint Foundation 2010. I think this is great. I really love SharePoint 2010, and am glad that Microsoft...

Installing the TFS11 Beta

Config To use the new version of TFS on a clean VM, I am going to use the following: VMWare Virtual Machine, 2 Proc, 2 Core 2 GB RAM Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 64 bit SQL2012 RC Enterprise – the pers...

Visual Studio 11 Beta Downloads

Microsoft has made the Visual Studio 11 beta versions available today. #Awesome I’m glad to see the lineup includes some familiar faces as well as some nice surprises (i.e. Microsoft Test Manager now...