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comment Exclude from Source Control not really working in Visual Studio 2013?
Are you using a local workspace or a server workspace?
Aug
18
comment How to write custom tool for Release Management?
@smwikipedia Release Management will automatically capture any output to STDOUT (e.g. the console) in a log file and attach it to the action. You can additionally specify a file to attach in addition to that when defining your custom tool.
Aug
17
comment Delete proejct from TFS Online that's not located in the default collection
possible duplicate of Delete team project from Team Foundation Service
Aug
17
comment Delete proejct from TFS Online that's not located in the default collection
I think there's a terminology issue here. DefaultCollection is your team project collection. "Windows Phone 8 Development" is your team project. "Project1" and so forth are just folders underneath your team project.
Aug
14
comment Incorrect TFS branching strategy - how to fix
Do you need to support old releases with hotfixes, or are the old branches essentially vestigial once the code is out the door?
Aug
14
revised Angular ui-bootstrap progressbar with angular-timer not showing value
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Aug
12
comment Release Management- DACPAC Deployer failed over untrusted domain connectivity
Does the account that deployer is running as have access to the database server?
Aug
12
comment Coded UI method in separate thread
It sounds like you're misusing Coded UI.
Aug
12
comment TFS DropLocation
Are you using the Upgrade Template?
Aug
11
comment Unit test with Dependency Injection using struture map
Every field in the huge interface is necessary for the test you're currently writing?
Aug
10
comment Continuous integration using TFS
The default build template can drop binaries as well. The thing that the RM template enables is triggering a release from a build and handling shifting tokenized config files around
Aug
9
comment Cannot implicitly convert type 'string' to 'int' in my Code
What do you think i = i + 1 - 1; does? Hint: It doesn't increment anything.
Aug
8
comment TFS Build: Unit Tests fails due to config file location
If you're looking to do pure unit testing, then the config file represents an external dependency that should be mocked.
Aug
8
revised TFS Build: Unit Tests fails due to config file location
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Aug
8
comment Split string based on specific characters
Use a regular expression.
Aug
7
comment The release management server is not currently available
Can you connect to the web client?
Aug
7
revised The release management server is not currently available
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Aug
5
comment How to post a job on Monster.com from .net MVC application
Building XML via string concatenation is insane. Create an object model and serialize it.
Aug
5
answered Release Management Client for Visual Studio 2013 Requirements and Licenses
Aug
5
comment TFSBuild / Release Manager: The directory name is invalid
First off, install RM Update 3 (including the client, on the build server) since it just came out yesterday.
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