How to enforce associating Check-Ins with Work Items in TFS and VSOnline

Do you use check-in policies in TFS?

I recorded a quick video explaining how to enforce associating Check-Ins with TFS Work Items. This policy can be used with both TFS 2013 and the current revision Visual Studio Online. It is worth noting that these policies are not compatible with Git.

Migrating from Subversion (SVN) to Visual Studio Online (VSOnline)

I recently had the opportunity to migrate a five-year old project from Subversion (SVN) to Visual Studio Online (VSOnline). Actually, at the start of the project we were really migrating to the Team Foundation Service, but then the service went live as Visual Studio Online in the middle of actually migrating content! Despite this, the migration barely skipped a beat. Continue reading