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, 18402, Tools and Utilities

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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