24 April 2010

TFS 2010 Power Tools Released

The first official (RTM) release of the Team Foundation Server Power Tools for Team Foundation Server 2010 have been released.  There are three separate downloads available:

TFS Power Tools April 2010 release – This is the main set of TFS Power Tools and contains the following high-level features:

  • Alerts Explorer
  • Best Practices Analyzer (BPA)
  • Custom Check-in Policy Pack
  • Process Editor
  • Team Explorer Enhancements
  • Team Foundation Power Tool (TFPT.exe)
  • Team Members
  • Windows PowerShell CmdLets
  • Windows Shell Extensions
  • Work Item Templates

TFS MSSCCI Provider 2010 release - The Team Foundation Server MSSCCI Provider enables integrated use of Team Foundation Version Control with products that do not support Team Explorer integration.

TFS Build Extension Power Tool April 2010 release - The Team Foundation Build Extensions provide the ability to execute Ant or Maven 2 builds from Team Foundation Server and publish the results of the build along with any associated JUnit test results back to Team Foundation Server.  This release is compatible with Team Foundation Server 2005, Team Foundation Server 2008 and Team Foundation Server 2010.

Click on the links above for further details and downloads.

20 April 2010

Visual Studio 2010/TFS 2010 Utility Roundup

Well, Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 have been “in the wild” for a little over a week now.  Now that the RTM versions have had a few days to settle in, I decided to do a quick survey of some of my favorite utilities to see if they have been updated to support the final release of Visual Studio 2010 and TFS 2010.  Here is the list:

If you’re looking for more utilities for Visual Studio 2010, check out the Visual Studio Gallery for Visual Studio 2010.

12 April 2010

Visual Studio 2010 Launches/RTMs!

visual-studio-2010-logo After months (years?) of anticipation, Visual Studio 2010 has finally launched/RTM’d!  If you are a MSDN subscriber, you can download the full version from the MSDN Subscribers site.  The trial editions should be available on the Microsoft Downloads site soon.

There are far too many new features in Visual Studio 2010 to be listed here.  However, here are a few links to get you started…



More to come…