ALM Ranger Version Control (fka Branching and Merging) Guide v3 now out (in three parts, "Branching Strategies", "Team Foundation Version Control", "Dependency Management with NuGet")
Willy's Reflections - Version Control Guidance v3.0 flight has landed delivering three great guides and lots of visuals
Third version of this blockbuster guidance has been split into separate topics as summarized below, allowing you to pick the “world” (guide) you are interested in. This release delivers a new crisper, more compact style, which is easier to consume on multiple devices without sacrificing any content. The content is updated and aligns with the latest Visual Studio technologies and incorporates feedback from the readers of the previous guidance.
Practical guidance on a number of (not all) common Branching Strategies and usage thereof.
- Branching concepts
- Branching strategies
Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC)
Practical guidance on how to use Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) features.
- New features, i.e. Code Lens
Dependency Management with NuGet
Practical guidance on dependency management, using NuGet with Visual Studio.
- Managing shared resources
- Dependency management
lots of visuals!
All illustrations used in the guidance and the quick reference posters are included in the ZIP package. Re-use the images in your presentations, documentation, etc.
- The Git for TFVC user guide is still under development and not included in v3.0.
Must have resource for anyone serious about TFS... (or NuGet or branching source in general...)
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Branching Guidance on CodePlex