Category: ALM

Team Foundation Server Cloud vs On Premise Deployment

Updated October 31st, 2012 to reflect the official release of Team Foundation Service. Microsoft now provides a cloud based version of Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) called Team Foundation Service hosted at https://tfs.visualstudio.com. This post provides high level analysis and review of the advantages and disadvantages of Team Foundation Service versus deploying Microsoft Visual […]

Remembering TFS Credentials (from a non-Domain Windows Client)

As a consultant, I am repeatedly connecting to customer Team Foundation Server (TFS) servers that are not on the same domain as my client workstation.  As a result, I am repeatedly prompted for credentials each time I launch Visual Studio or connect to TFS web. Notice, there is no “Remember Credentials” check box so seemingly […]

Subscribing to TFS Alerts with TFS Power Tools’ Alerts Explorer

Out of the box, Team Explorer includes the ability to subscribe to Project Alerts (available from the Team->Project Alerts menu in Visual Studio and from the Team Web->Settings Page): As the Alerts dialog image shows, Project Alerts only lets you subscribe to 4 alerts: My work items are changed by others Anything is checked in […]