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Laying the foundation for Visual Studio Team System and DNN module development

I lost 6 days trying to figure out why VSTS wasn't creating projects in Team Foundation Server. The messages were cryptic at the beginning, and only tons of reading and becoming familiarized with the process of what happens with a TFS install guided me to the reason why I was miserably failing. Short story: It was my fault.

I will post more information about the installation process at my personal blog and crosspost here. Although you might at first dismiss this idea as not being strictly related to DNN, stating that I will use it to implement CI for a fairly complex DNN module I need to write,should suffice as a justifiable reason.

I am particularly interested in using MSF for Agile Software Development, I've explored SCRUM with VSTS before and there are some templates I applied (can't remember the link now) that adapted nicely to my working style. On top of that I had been using Gemini for the Backlog and Vault as a Repository. It was a good thing that both were free tools for single developers and that the Core Team had adopted them. There's nothing wrong with them, especially when you factor in the People-Not-Tools perspective of Agile approaches.

I am interested in hearing about prior experiences using VSTS 2005 with DNN, so this can be discussed in the Forums or by writing an email to me at [email protected].


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