VS 2010 beta1, TFS 2010 beta 1 Installation Adventures

Last week, I was asked to create a bunch of VMware development/demo vm’s for the company I work for. These vm’s needed to have the following software installed: windows server 2008 sp2, vs2010 beta1, tfs 2010 beta, and office 2007 sp2. Even though I’ve never worked with VMware before or done a TFS2010 install, I … [Read more…]

Branching and Merging Strategies (part 2 of 3)

HotFixBranching

Last blog, I talked about a simple branching strategy. Today, I’ll tackle a slightly more complex scenario. A while ago, I ran into a client (small group) that already released a version of their application into the field. Things were running smoothly for a couple of weeks, developers were busy working in the DEV branch … [Read more…]