The purpose of this project is to build some insightful and practical guidance around branching and merging with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server by the Visual Studio ALM Rangers . The new release focuses on Hands on Labs and includes lots of lessons learnt
from the community Q&A.
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Branching Guide
Branching and merging of software is a very large topic. It is an area where there is a lot of maturity in the software industry. This Ranger solution focuses on applied and practical examples of branching that you can use right now. The 2010 release includes
discussions around branching concepts and strategies but also focuses on practical hands-on labs.
NOTE 2010-10-05 Select "view all downloads" to get a list of all the available download packages. The guidance is available in English, German and Spanish at this stage.
Visual Studio ALM Rangers
This guidance is created by the Rangers who have the mission to provide out of band solutions for missing features or guidance. This content was created with support from Microsoft Product Group, Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs) and technical specialists
from technology communities around the globe, giving you a real-world view from the field, where the technology has been tested and used.
For more information on the Rangers please visit
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ee358786.aspx and for more a list of other Rangers initiatives please see
What is in the package?
The content is packaged in separate zip files to give you the choice of selective downloads:
- Guidance contains scenario based practical guidance, frequently asked questions and quick reference posters.
- Hands-on Lab contains the HOL that provides a walkthrough of the planning, based on the guidance
- HOL Package includes a setup part which prepares and configures your environment for this lab
Bijan Javidi, Bill Heys, Bob Jacobs, Brian Minisi, Clementino de Mendonca, Daniel Manson, James Pickell, Jens Suessmeyer, Lennart Jansson, Mathias Olausson, Matt Velloso , Michaeal Learned, Neno Loje, Oliver Hilgers, Sin Min Lee, Taavi Koosaar, Tony Whitter,
How to submit new ideas?
The recommended method is to simply post ideas to the community or to contact the Rangers at
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