Team Foundation Server Compatibility and Requirements Summary


While Visual Studio Online continues to provide the fastest delivery of new ALM / DevOps features, the majority of users still make use of the on-premises Team Foundation Server (for now at least). Today Microsoft released the next major on-premises version, Team Foundation Server 2015. With any new major version comes a set of new requirements and compatibility…

Upgrading to Microsoft Test Manager 2013 (MTM)


It’s surprisingly hard to find what you will gain by upgrading to a new version of Microsoft Test Manager. In this blog post we’ll cover MTM 2013. You can find MTM 2012 here I’ve managed to track down some blog posts and received a few links from Microsoft. Below is a summary of what I’ve found. Please…

Upgrading to Microsoft Test Manager 2012 (MTM)


It’s surprisingly hard to find what you will gain by upgrading to a new version of Microsoft Test Manager. In this blog post we’ll cover MTM 2012. For MTM 2013 go here. I’ve managed to track down some blog posts and received a few links from Microsoft. Below is a summary of what I’ve found. Please…

MyHistory – Peace to the Dark Side


In June 2013 I blogged about Extending Visual Studio Team Explorer 2012 + MyHistory Extension. Since then I’ve had some great feedback and the extension has been updated 6 times to address this feedback. A long outstanding bug with regards to ‘proper’ theme support has finally been resolved withe the latest releases for Visual Studio…

How to get rid of Exclude From StyleCop menu


If you install Stylecop 4.7.46.0 you’ll notice an irritating new context menu on files which allows you to exclude them from StyleCop. There is no option to remove it, however you can use Visual Studio to customize the context menu and remove it. The menu you are after is Project and Solution Context Menus |…