Month: October 2010

General

Gearing up

Call it jumping on the bandwagon. ¬†Call it being inspired from the likes of Scott Hanselman, Jeff Atwood and Phil Haacked. ¬†Whatever the reason, I’ve decided its time to start blogging about being a developer. To kick this off, I’ll be posting a few entries from offline writing and research I’ve completed.

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Process and Planning

TFS Migration: Sharing common code

In this latest installment of recording our team’s migration to Team Foundation Server 2010, I’ll be describing how we organized and share our common code libraries. The scenario is quite common. We have a Application that provides specific line of business functionality. It leverages several Common libraries that provide underlying functionality that are used by […]

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Process and Planning

TFS Migration: Branching and Merging Strategy

As we are evaluating and planning our migration to Team Foundation Server 2010, considerations for adopting a Branching and Merging strategy for our source control projects has demanded a lot of our attention. While using Visual Source Safe, our team rarely if ever used Branching to isolate project so they can be developed or supported […]

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Process and Planning

TFS Migration Resources

As I am doing research and preparing for our migration to Team Foundation Server, lots of various resources are emerging to assist in our planning. It seemed appropriate to make a list of these items and provide some commentary on their content and relevance to our efforts. Codeplex based resources patterns & practices Team Development […]

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Process and Planning

Migrating to Team Foundation Server 2010: Preamble

About a year ago, I led an effort to introduce the organization where I work to automated unit testing, continuous integration and automated deployment as part of the development process. We implemented CruiseControl.NET, wrote and refined dozens of NAnt scripts, and in the end, established a working CI environment for our project, complete with nightly […]

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