Misc. Team Foundation Build News


New Activities Released — Community TFS Build Extensions – Aug 2012 Upgrading? If you haven’t run into this problem in TFS Build 2012 yet, you probably will — TFS 2012 – Cleaning up Workflow XAML files (AKA removing versioned namespaces) New MSDN guidance — Use Legacy Build Processes Team Foundation Build Customization Guide v2 —…

ALM Rangers Build Customization Guide v2 has shipped


The final release has been posted to CodePlex   If you have read v1 and are eager to only see the new bits, below is a snippet from the guide outlining the new parts. What’s New in the 2nd Edition This is the 2nd major release of the ALM Rangers Build Customization Guide. In this…

Rangers Team Build Customization Guide


A new Rangers project has just begun, the output of which will be a Team Build Customization Guide. I’m very happy to be the lead for the Custom Activity guidance and reviewer for the Hands On Lab, though hopefully I’ll get a chance to review the other areas too. We’re currently busy identifying and prioritizing…

Programming Guide for 64-bit Windows


If you are about to start running 32-bit applications on 64-bit Windows, take a read of this guide: Programming Guide for 64-bit Windows Hopefully that will spare you the initial confusion regarding the File System and Registry Redirectors! …