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Using TFS with Eclipse

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This article is from the experience I gain while setting out to complete my capstone and a point in time where I was exploring that ways to manage a team. I also wanted to help move things forward with the process for the team to code rather than spending more time on design. My capstone was along the side with three other colleagues and we did not all have the same idea with what systems or tools should be in place to help us achieve our tasks. Still after the fourth change of repository system in my team, I figured it was time that I took charge and started making changes for the better with my suggestion to use TFS.

PluginTFS Plug-in for Eclipse | Eclipse Plugins, Bundles and Products - Eclipse Marketplace


The following plugin behaves much like the native built-in tool for visual studio but with a slight twist for the  tab locations because of how eclipse is setup. At first when I started researching this plugin and testing it for for our android project I had worries of whether …

Visual Studio "Access Denied" When Checking in with TFS

The problem was that when I went to check in changes with Visual Studio, it would report back saying I did not have permission. I knew it couldn't have been the TFS setup because I had everything configured straight forward for a single user which was just me and I know it was fine since it was working a few days ago. The only thing that changed on my machine was the that I lost access to my domain account that I was working with. So I created a second account that has administrative permissions, which might have lead me to this problem.

Resources
You may receive an "Access is denied" error message when you try to debug a Web application in Visual Studio .NET, and you have administrative permissions -  First search got the job done!
Access Denied on TFS - Stack Overflow - Just looking at other reasons that could have been the cause

Removing a Project from TFS

This was a question I asked myself awhile back and it comes as a surprise that TFS does not have a way to remove projects via the web. For security reasons this might make since but it is rather annoying at time as the solution I found for this was not completely obvious or well kno.

Research
Delete a team project [TFSDeleteProject]

What I did

    My folders location was different than what the page pointed to but I was able to get things works and from there it was a matter of figuring out what I wanted to delete (make sure your hitting the right url).

Folder Example: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE
Url Example: https://repository.visualstudio.com/DefaultCollection



Command
Now to delete...
TFSDeleteproject [/q] [/force] [/excludewss] [/collection:URL TeamProjectName]

Notes
    Now things the page does not tell you and could be useful...
Names of projects are not case sensitive. Secondly projects you delete may not necessarily
be removed from your list of "…