ReleaseManagement
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Before we start: Don’t ever do this. But if you really have to, then it can be done. There are actually legitimate cases for doing source control operations during a deployment. For example, you don’t have source control and you get “files” from a vendor that need to be deployed to servers. Or you have a vendor application that has “extensions” that are just some sort of script file that is ...
development
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Update 2013-08-30: The extension is now available for VS 2013. Branching is something that you should definitely be doing if you’re a modern developer. It doesn’t matter if you have branch-per-release or dev-main-live kind of branching – you need to be able to separate development streams. So let’s pick on the classic dev-main-live scenario. You create a solution in Visual Studio (in a MAIN ...
sourcecontrol
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Recently we changed our internal domain. It was a little bit of a pain, since I had to migrate my setting and preferences. One “snag” I hit was reconnecting to TFS once I had changed my primary login from the old domain to the new domain. If you change your username (or domain), open Visual Studio and go to the Source Control Explorer, you’ll see that (of course) you don’t have any mappings in ...