TFS – Free Text search in History Objects

It’s a best practice to add comment when you do check-in to the source control. A text comment is associated with the change you made to the item. Some of the times you need to find a particular comment, but the View History tool available with Visual Studio/TFS is limited that you can’t make a search in the history results. Say you want to find all check-ins by a particular user 🙁 Here comes the purpose of this small add-in. It provides search within history comments and find a particular change-set instead of traversing the whole list. The plug-in goes…

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Useful add-ons (plugins) for Visual Studio 2005

Extensibility of Visual Studio 2005 made developers to write custom tools, aka plugins, making your everyday tasks simpler. Here are few must have tools: Visual Studio Add-Ins Every Developer Should Download Now, SmartPaster is very handful Create a Debugger Visualizer in 10 Lines of Code: Explains writing debug visualizer. If you cannot read article, downloading binaries and installing the image visualizer would be surely helpful. Line Counter Opening solution folder, See class definition on MSDN2, Search in Google – All of these available at single right click, Visual Studio IDE enhancements: Switch between C/CPP and H files, find document in…

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