TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

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Notifying users when a particular work item changes in TFS

May 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments · 18401, Tools and Utilities, 18402

The Goal In TFS you can set up Project Alerts that alert users when work items change. But sometimes you would like to be able to add a list of people to be notified when a particular work item changes. The Solution You can achieve this by using a server-side plug-in. Here’s a step-by-step guide: […]

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Turning off policy overrides in TFS

May 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments · 18401, Team Foundation Server, Team Foundation Version Control, Tools and Utilities

The Goal Check-In policies have been around since the first version, TFS 2005, to help a team define a list of steps they want to perform prior the checking in. If a policy is not met, it alerts the user. When policies fail, there is an option to “override” the warning(s) and continue with the […]

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Extending TFS’ default behavior using server-side plug-ins

May 12th, 2014 · No Comments · 18401, Team Foundation Server, Team Foundation Version Control, Tools and Utilities

In TFS 2005, Check-In Policies helped to ensure certain rules prior to check-in. However, check-in policies are executed locally and you must ensure they are available for the client (in the appropriate version) and installed. In TFS 2010, Gated Check-Ins were introduced, which allowed validations such as the compilation, unit test execution and more (basically […]

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