Archive for April, 2007

TFS Tricks: Using a different diff tool

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

For those of you who haven’t fallen madly in love with the default code diff’ing tool in TFS he’s how to use WinDiff or another diff tool with TFS… “Just go to Tools->Options->Source Control->Visual Studio Team Foundation Server and click on Configure User Tools to specify the diff tool of ...

Supporting practices… TDD and Shared Space

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

An casual conversation with George, the PM on CodePlex, got me thinking about XP's notion of supporting practices. How does TDD support the notion of shared space? Superficially it doesn't but in fact for me it's really helpful, whether I'm pair programming or working on my own. Inevitably in a team room ...

TFS Tricks: Reverting unchanged files

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

So my new(ish) team, patterns and practices, use TFS rather than the internal tool that I used while developing VS 2005. I'm still learning some of the finer points of TFS to allow me to do some of the things I used to take for granted. One complaint I have ...