Category: DevOps

ALM Readiness Treasure Map Status and Future (Arrr!)

Pirate Ship

Hello, fellow pirates!  Hopefully you have had a chance to use version 2.0 of the ALM Readiness Treasure Map application  and are enjoying the improvements that it brought over v1.0.  Our team has been working on even more improvements in v2.1, primarily around Windows 8.1 compatibility. If you’ve been living on an ALM-free island and …

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Get a list of all users who have checked files into a TFS Project

Have you ever wanted to get a list of all the users who have ever checked files into a TFS instance?  Here’s how to do so from PowerShell:

Note that if you want this to appear in a GUI window, drop everything starting from “/noprompt”. Rob This post was migrated from

Redirecting TFS Command Output to Files

Today I discovered that you can redirect the output of Team Foundation Service’s tf.exe command to a file.  I thought that because it displayed dialog boxes as the results of commands that you couldn’t redirect its output to files.  However, commands such as tf history will do just that when you specify redirection, such as: …

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ALM Readiness Treasure Map v2 about to be published!

Hopefully you’ve been following all of the hard work invested by the ALM Rangers since version 1 of our ALM Readiness Treasure Map was published back in January 2013. What is it? The ALM Readiness Treasure Map is a Windows 8 Store Application that brings all of the sources of Microsoft-produced Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) …

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Administering Team Foundation Service (on the web, not on-premise)

If you are using Team Foundation Service (i.e. in the cloud, not our on-premise Team Foundation Server), finding the administration pages from the web site can be a bit tricky if you don’t know where to look. Log into your TFS account.  If you don’t have one, you can sign up at  In the upper-right corner …

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