Monthly Archives: July 2012

TFS 2012–Work Disconnected

One of the greatest frustrations of TFS up till now has been the complete inability to edit files while disconnected from the TFS server. The other is the inability to edit files outside of visual studio without some hackish steps to force TFS to recognize the change. In 2012, Microsoft has stepped up and introduced local workspaces that fix this issue.
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TFS In The Cloud

I am starting a new blog series over at geeks with blogs about TFS in the cloud. What I have found is that one of the greatest barriers to entry for many developers getting into TFS is the setup and install of the system. Fortunately, Microsoft has made it possible for anyone to stand up an their own private instance of TFS in the cloud. Just a few clicks of the mouse and you can have a fully functional TFS instance including source control, work item tracking, and all the dash boarding you could ask for.

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