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Git to TFS Migration Experiment: Conclusion

August 28, 2014

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Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Conclusion: Migrating from git to TFS, while technically *possible* is just silly. Don’t. TFS supports Git repositories now. LEARN GIT! You won’t be sorry,  

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Git to TFS Migration Experiment: Part 3

July 20, 2014

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 3: Pushing to TFS > git tf checkin –deep –autosquash Hooray! Success… I think! There were quite a few things I learned getting to that point:   3a. Troubleshooting “git-tf: Could not lock” error: PreReq Step 5, on post 1 (creating your project in TFS), was missed.   3b. Troubleshooting “git-tf: ‘refs/heads/master’ is not a […]

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Git to TFS Migration Experiment: Part 2

July 20, 2014

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Connecting a Git Repo to a New TFS Repo I was testing with VisualStudioOnline, soooo…. 2a. I had to enable basic auth for my Visual Studio Online Account: To work with Visual Studio online from the Git Command prompt, you must Enable basic authentication for your Visual Studio Online account. This forces you to enter […]

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Git to TFS Migration Experiment: Part 1

July 20, 2014

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After doing a combo talk* with one of my earliest tech community heroes, Tim Rayburn, at the North Dallas .NET User Group a couple of weeks ago (what an honor =), I got an email from an attendee who had a business need to unify source control from various VCSs (like SCM) to TFS (yes, […]

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GIT-TFS Instruction: Add Directory to Your Path?

February 7, 2012

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Spoiler Alert: You can find the answer here. We use TFS at work. Because I believe git could be a great solution for a workflow challenge we’re having on one of the accounts I was just assigned to, I decided to experiment with git-tfs. Here are the installation instructions from the gittfs github repository: I […]

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TFS: File Modified Timestamp Option Needed

April 27, 2011

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We’re currently transitioning from Surround SCM to TFS across our organization. There is a preference we need that I have been unable to find in TFS. NEED: In Surround SCM, we have the option to pull the files down to our local machine with 3 different date/time options: Current (files on your system get the […]

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