January CTP build of Atlas

Friday, 10 February 2006

January CTP build of Atlas has been released. Nikhil describes the changes from the previous release.

TFS Data Warehouse not updating

Wednesday, 8 February 2006

I noticed today that the reports section of our intallation of TFS were not updating - they were still only showing 24th January. Here’s the workaround.

Team Foundation signs off on Release Candidate

Saturday, 4 February 2006

Looks like I’ll be asking Chris to grab this from MSDN Downloads mid-next week.

Extending Enums

Friday, 3 February 2006

A couple of articles on adding attributes to Enums.

Combine this with a custom TypeConverter and you’ve got some nice code to work with.

"the handle is invalid" error with VSTS and TFS

Friday, 3 February 2006

We’ve struck this error trying to check-in a file in Visual Studio Team System. You get a very helpful dialog that says “The handle is invalid”.

Turns out this is a bug that has been fixed post-Beta3, and bites you when two people have checked out an item. The workaround is to use the Get Latest Version menu-item, merge changes then you should be ok.

See this post in the MSDN Forums for more details.