Visual Studio 2005 and TFS 2010

In order to connect to TFS 2010 with Visual Studio 2005, you must install an updated Team Explorer 2005.  This is available for download here.

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Supported Project References in WiX

This was really helpful to me, and something that I never really knew about today… A complete list of preprocessor variables that can be used with Wix!

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jrock/archive/2008/01/29/complete-list-of-candle-preprocessor-variables.aspx

VS2010 Extensions

I just upgraded to VS2010 at work this week, and I feel like a kid in a candy store with all of the extensions available online. (http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us) Here are some of the ones that I’ve already fallen in love with…

Team Foundation Server Power Tools April 2010:
TFPT.exe; PowerShell Cmdlets for VSTS; Windows Shell Extensions
http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/3e8c9b68-6e39-4577-b9b7-78489b5cb1da

PowerCommands for Visual Studio 2010:
Copy/paste classes & references; email code snippets; open containing folder from Solution Explorer
http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/e5f41ad9-4edc-4912-bca3-91147db95b99

Collapse Selection in Solution Explorer:
Recursively collapse the selected node in Solution Explorer
http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/cb0ec47d-05a4-40a7-ba39-9a2da6492f1c

Search Work Items for TFS 2010:
Search TFS work items from a menu bar textbox
http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/3f31bfff-5ecb-4e05-8356-04815851b8e7