michal.Log

Interesting problem when using IVsSccEnlistmentPathTranslation

One of the less recognized features of TFS integration with Visual Studio, is that we track how...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 06/04/2010

Project system integration with version control - please don't optimize too much!

Motto for today is: "We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 06/01/2010

"tf difference" improvements in TFS 2010

One very small annoyance that we were hitting regularly in TFS 2008 was trying to diff file which...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 06/01/2010

TFS Msscci Provider 2010 RTM

As you can read in Brian's blog...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 04/27/2010

Version control only specific folders inside a website project (or: "TFS 2010 and DotNetNuke source control - How can I exclude folders/files from source control?")

Last week we had interesting problem described on the tfs forum:...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 04/25/2010

Project system integration with version control - how to not control specific files

Controlling state of the files is a bread and butter of the scc provider's work. However from time...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 04/25/2010

Project system integration with version control - "All files are up to date" ????

If you are following closely Brian's blog or history of TFS in general, you may realized that in VS...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 02/13/2010

Different approaches to binding solution to source control

Last Tuesday I was going through all tasks that we have open related to TFS Msscci provider, tfpt...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/07/2010

SQL Management Studio, TFS Msscci Provider and branching

Recently user has reported problem when using SQL Server Management Studio and TFS. When he branched...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 12/31/2009

What to do when history ends with delete, source rename?

As you probably know, one of the biggest changes in the version control part of TFS 2010 was moving...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 12/31/2009

TFS Msscci Provider for TFS 2010 Beta2

As Brian mentioned a few weeks ago...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 12/30/2009

Visual Basic problems with TFS, when referencing files outside of the project

I was asked recently to investigate problem when using VB6 and TFS Msscci Provider. We found out a...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 06/16/2009

"Get latest on checkout" in a mixed environment

Today I had to test behavior of our less commonly used feature, get latest on checkout, in a mixed...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 06/16/2009

Version Control API changes in TFS 2010 - part II

Yesterday I was talking about changes we did to itemId and pendingChangeId in TFS 2010. Today I want...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 06/16/2009

Version Control API changes in TFS 2010 - part I

As Matt writes in his post, the way version control behaves in TFS 2010 has changed in a few...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 06/15/2009

Using tf.exe in PowerShell ISE or other custom environments

Recently a few folks from our and other team tried working with TFS inside PowerShell ISE...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/19/2009

Resolve improvements in Dev10 – Server and Target edits

As you could notice in CTP1 or CTP2, new Resolve Dialog displays detailed information about selected...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/10/2009

Resolve improvements in Dev10 – Automerge All part2

TFS always creates conflict when rename is involved, even if it's only on server/source branch. We...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/10/2009

Resolve improvements in Dev10 – Automerge All

We heard that some users are afraid of performing "Automerge All" operation. The thinking here is...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/05/2009

Resolve improvements in next version of TFS

As Brian said long time ago in his blog...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 05/04/2008

Msscci 2008 with MS Access 2007

I have played a little with MS Access 2007, verifying that it's working with TFS Msscci 2008. In...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 04/15/2008

Msscci with RoboHelp

Yet another tool that should be working with TFS Msscci Provider is RoboHelp. The reported problem...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 04/03/2008

New features in next release of TF

Brian published a few screen shots of tools that we are working on right now for the next major...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/20/2008

Early Rosario feedback

I just read Brian's post (over month after the fact :() about Rosario specs -...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/05/2008

Small Orcas Improvements - part 2

"Check-in does not check-in". One of the most feared complains from the users. We all check-in files...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/05/2008

TFS Msscci Provider 2.0

Just before Holiday Season we released new version of TFS Msscci Provider -...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/05/2008

Small Orcas Improvements - part 1

After Orcas shipped, many people blogged about new big features that were included there...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/05/2008

VS2008 shipped

As you perfectly know (for example from Brian's blog, and probably hundred others), Orcas shipped....

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 11/25/2007

Cool tracing with Visual Studio

Because we are preparing Beta2 of Orcas, I started spending more and more time with the debugger and...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 05/28/2007

Orcas Beta1 available

As Brian posted a few days ago (together with multiple other people :) Orcas Beta1 is available...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 04/23/2007

Msscci with eMbedded C++ 4

We recently discovered new IDE that works with TFS Msscci provider (well, almost ;) - eMbedded C++...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 02/15/2007

Missing Msscci in VB6

This is a very old issue, which appeared for the first time (and was resolved) in this thread....

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 01/29/2007

Msscci 1.2 arrived

As Brian writes in his blog we released new version of TFS Msscci Provider. Nice improvements are...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 12/20/2006

Nicer TFS Msscci in VS2003

Recently I started testing new TFS Msscci Provider. Doing that, I discovered a few Visual Studio...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 12/08/2006

Tracing in TFS Msscci provider

Tracing can be enabled in Msscci the same way as in tf.exe or devenv. In the setup directory (the...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 12/08/2006

Treediff command line survival guide

I wanted to do it a long time ago, but time has passed and I was forgetting about it over and over...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 11/17/2006

TreeDiff has arrived :)

As Brian has written in his blog yestarday, we have released new TFS Power Toys (download site). Of...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 09/08/2006

Msscci 1.1 is coming!!

In just a few days we will release new drop of TFS Msscci Provider (keep the fingers crossed). We...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 06/13/2006

Check-in policies with Msscci provider

The question, which is asked quite frequently on DLs and forum is “Does TFS Msscci Provider supports...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 04/03/2006

New version of TFS Msscci provider is coming soon

Brian Harry has announced coming release of the new version of Team Foundation Server Msscci...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 03/25/2006

Switching between multiple Msscci providers

People who start using TFS Msscci provider, usually want to keep working with the old provider (e.g....

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 03/01/2006

Applying for job at MS

Some folks from Poland have asked me about recruitment process and applying for Microsoft. I’ll post...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 02/22/2006

TFS MSSCCI Provider installation problems

Some users were deterred from using the provider by unpleasant message "TFMscciSvr.exe has...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 02/22/2006

Team Foundation Server Msscci Provider Beta2 is out!!

I can’t say how happy and proud I’m about this release. This is first product (well quasi product ;)...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 02/20/2006

Please allow me to introduce myself

I’m currently Software Development Engineer in Team Foundation Version Control Client team. I work...

Author: Michal Malecki MSFT Date: 02/19/2006