Tag: TFS

Connecting agents to TFS using integrated security on http from external domain

If you have TFS on the domain but you are trying to connect agents to it from outside the domain and TFS is not running on https then this post is for you.

Searching in VSTS/TFS

This post is largely showing off a cool feature of chrome but the core focus is how you can be more productive with VSTS search Open-mouthed smile

Bulk import git repositories into VSTS/TFS

With the rate that the VSTS team releases with all the features they releasing it's hard to know everything that exists in VSTS. I recently needed to migrate git repos from various Team Project Collections (TPC) into a single Team Project and started out doing it very manually and slowly progresses to importing over 100 in a couple hours Smile.

Setting up TFS Build Agents fast

So you could make a script that can do the bits below but if you don’t here is how you can easily create build agents fast for TFS 2015+ or VSO.

Add work item links from check in comments

The other night while watching the Visual Studio 2013 Launch a question came up asking if the team had added support yet for automatically linking work items to the change set created  when checking in as it currently is in Git. Currently this functionality doesn't exist for TFVC Check ins, at the time I didn't think anything of it but tonight for some reason I thought "hey that would be something simply to create and should hopefully make lives easier for developers". So I opened up Visual Studio and at the same time started a new project on GitHub for TFS Server Plugins. The code required for the plugin was very basic, basically just checked the comment from the check in with a regular expression and then added the links between the change set and all the IDs found in the comments.

TypeScript : Emit Error: Write to file failed..

I have been playing around with TypeScript for a while and usually I just publish from my machine Embarrassed smile but today I decided to setup a CI build for the solution and found that I received the error