Mathias Olausson [MVP]

Community TFS Build Extensions, September 2013 release

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The latest releases of the Community TFS Build Extensions has just been released! Again new activities, improvements to the TFS Build Manager and support for the 2013 platform just in time for the TFS 2013 RC release.

Get the latest bits here:

Release Notes

The September 2013 release contains

  • VS2010 Activities(target .NET 4.0)
  • VS2012 Activities (target .NET 4.5)
  • VS2013 Activities (target .NET 4.5.1)
  • Community TFS Build Manager VS2012
  • Community TFS Build Manager VS2013

The Community TFS Build Managers for VS2010, 2012 and 2013 can also be found in the Visual Studio Gallery where updates will first become available.
This release resolves all the features and issues listed below

TFS Build Manager (2012/2013)

12104 TFSBM – Search and Replace workspace mappings
11787 TFSBM – Show Queue Time
11981 TFSBM – suggestion – Duration Column
11069 TFSBM – View Build Logs
11882 TFSBM – Clone BuildDefinition to different TeamProject
12144 TFSBM – Implement Build Definition filter
12142 TFSBM – Trigger on Build Definitions is not user friendly
11784 TFSBM – Queue High Priority Build
11746 TFSBM – Change Drop Locations Case Sensitive


12108 TfsBuildExtensions.Activities.dll requirement
12167 Add IncludeMergesInBuild Activity
12168 Added GetCodeCoverageTotal activity
12169 Add Sonar activity to launch a SonarQube analysis
12063 Build Steps Duration Summary Activity
12102 Add Support for VS2013 Detection to VSDevEnv activity
12045 Make TFS build related activities more consistent with the rest of the code by deriving from the base class
12044 If no priority is passed QueueBuild the build fails with a cryptic exception
11969 Missing assemblyCompareMode argument for CodeMetric activity
12143 Perf improvement for GetLastGoodBuild

Written by Mathias Olausson

September 13th, 2013 at 3:02 pm

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