Team Foundation Server Usability Tip – Better Query Views

Work item queries in Team Foundation Server allow simplified management views of those items. However, the default view splits the results from the details of the work item in a horizontal split. This makes it somewhat difficult to view the full detail of the work item. A better view is to use the vertical split.[…]

Creating a backup of a Web Site using MSDeploy/Web Deploy

One of the most essential steps in managing web application updates is the ability to recover to a point in time prior to the update should the deployment of updates be unsuccessful. ¬†MSDeploy simplifies this step and can even be incorporated into build definitions to create automated backups when a deployment build is executed. To[…]