Andy Lewis

Musings on VS ALM and other technologies

Build Information and Verbosity from Whiteboard to Publication

Often when I write, I’m communicating about a subject in which I already have fairly thorough...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 05/31/2011

Build Content 2011 Spring Cleaning

Temps are in the ‘90s outside and the HVAC is failing in my area of the building. So while...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 05/25/2011

Understand and Work with Build Workspaces MSDN Preview

I plan to publish a set of MSDN topics to consolidate and bolster coverage of some of the most...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 04/30/2011

Downloadable Build Process Template to Control Drop Folder Structure

In Control Where the Build System Places Your Binaries I describe some techniques you can use to...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 04/14/2011

How good was that build?

Software teams need to continually check the current condition of their bits in order to ensure they...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 01/31/2011

Team Foundation Build Activity Reference is now available

The Team Foundation Build Default Template enables you to define a build process that can perform...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 12/10/2010

Kinect is truly something new

Stop playing Donkey Koooooong! My generation was the first to spend teen years with video games....

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 11/30/2010

Use the Visual Studio Command Prompt to augment the IDE

Today I’m writing mostly to those of you who do not consider yourself to be power users. And...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 09/30/2010

Everything you wanted to know about custom build processes (but were afraid to ask)

Classic career success principal: under-promise and over-deliver. In that sense, the above title is...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 09/28/2010

Migrate to Team Foundation Server from Visual SourceSafe

Have you been considering migrating from Visual SourceSafe to Team Foundation Server? If so, then...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 05/03/2010

Look over there...a freight train!

I'm here to muse on a matter that is broader than my main line of work, which is writing Help...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 03/19/2010

Hello World

Hi, I'm Andy Lewis. Welcome to my blog on MSDN, which is also my first blog. Even as I type this...

Author: Andy Lewis - MSFT Date: 09/16/2008