Local TF Build + VSO + Dynamics AX

In a recent post, I explained that you may want to use a local Team Foundation Build server with Visual Studio Online. Here I wanted to show how to install and configure it, but then I realized that it’s already covered on a few other places. Therefore I won’t repeat the same thing again and …

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Local TF Build with VSO – Intro

If you want to use a proper source control system with Dynamics AX, you have in fact only one option: Team Foundation Server (TFS). MorphX VCS can’t cover all versioning needs (because it works only for resources in AOT) and it lacks many features, and Visual SourceSafe is not supported anymore. Because installation and maintenance …

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VSO licensing changes: more for less

The latest news about licensing of Visual Studio Online and Team Foundation Server is truly exciting. The first great news is that VSO licenses will be much cheaper, decreasing from $20/user/month (for the basic tier) to $8-$2, depending on the number of licenses. And you still have five users for free, free stakeholder licenses and …

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Locking in Team Foundation Version Control

If you use Team Foundation Version Control, you have several ways to control whether multiple developers can work on same objects simultaneously. You normally want that, because developers often need to change a common file (a class, a configuration file and so on) and waiting for each other would cause unnecessary delays. But it’s not …

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Stakeholder license for Visual Studio Online

Brian Harry announced some upcoming changes in licensing of Visual Studio Online (and later for Team Foundation Server too). Everybody should be delighted by the new Stakeholder license, which will be completely free. It will have following permissions: Full read/write/create on all work items Create, run and save (to “My Queries”) work item queries View …

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