Where are my diagnostic build logs?

Problem: I am trying to customize TfvcTemplate.12.xaml and can’t increase the verbosity level any longer. Solution: Open the desired build and click the Diagnostics menu and select View Logs. Explanation: In the past there was an argument on the build template that allowed you to contro... [More]

Tokenization for DSC

Update!  This resources has been officially release by Microsoft here http://tinyurl.com/xReleaseManagement Update 3 of Release Management introduced Desired State Configuration (DSC) as a deployment option in addition to the deployer based solution.  With DSC we can utilized the Local C... [More]

Increase the reach of Code Lens and Code Map

Problem: My code lens does not see references to properties in my MVC views .cshtml files. Solution: Install the Razor Generator extension. Explanation: While watching a great deep dive of Code Map by Jean-Marc Prieur he mentioned the Razor Generator as a way to enable features in Cod... [More]

Find by Status is not working

Problem: "Find by Status" of the TFS Power Tools always returns zero results even though people have files checked out.    Solution: Make sure the developers workspaces are Server and not Local. Explanation: Only Server workspace communicate the status of check outs back to the Ser... [More]

I keep getting error when I run tcm.exe

Problem: I keep getting the following error when I attempt to run tcm.exe from the command line: “A test run must be created with at least one test case.” Solution: Open MTM and check the status of the test case from the Test tab.  Make sure the test case state is not Error.  If it is ... [More]