How to use NuGet without adding packages to TFS

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In the recent project I was using few nuget packages. And I was using TFS. Committing these packages into TFS was increasing the size of the repository. Later I found a solution using Enable NuGet Package Restore option. You can enable this option by right read more →

Continuous integration using TFS 2012 express edition – Creating Build definition

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This post is about creating build definition. Build definition play a key role in continuous integration. Each build definition contains instructions about which code projects to compile, what action should trigger a build, what builds should be retained, and where build output should be copied. read more →

Continuous integration using TFS 2012 express edition – Adding files to version control

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The last post was about creating team project, in that we created a version control folder. This post is about adding files / solution to version control. Open Visual Studio Express 2012 For Web, Connect to the Team Project. Create project you want to add read more →

Continuous integration using TFS 2012 express edition – Creating Team Project

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This post is about creating team project in TFS Express 2012. Every team project requires a process template. A process template is a collection of files that together define various process elements of a team project in Team Foundation Server. Team Project required for version read more →

Continuous integration using TFS 2012 express edition – Connecting to TFS Server

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Once TFS 2012 Express setup, we can connect to TFS Express from VS 2012 Express (Yes, the new VS Express 2012 supports source control integration. Thanks to Microsoft). Launch VS 2012 Express edition. You can connect to TFS using either Startup screen, Connect to Team read more →

Continuous integration using Team Foundation Server 2012 express edition – Build service configuration

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This post is about creating build configuration for TFS Express 2012. In this we will create both Build controllers and Build Agents. The build controller processes the workflow and typically performs mostly lightweight work such as determining the name of the build, creating the label read more →