August 2011 Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 Power Tools Are Now Available!

Microsoft on August 18, released the latest version of the TFS Power Tools described as under:Team Foundation Server Power Tools — is a plug-in to Visual Studio, Alerts Explorer provides a graphical user interface that supports flexible subscription of alerts based on check-in, work item change, or build completion.The tool can schedule backups for the […]

Microsoft on August 18, released the latest version of the TFS Power Tools described as under:

Team Foundation Server Power Tools — is a plug-in to Visual Studio, Alerts Explorer provides a graphical user interface that supports flexible subscription of alerts based on check-in, work item change, or build completion.

The tool can schedule backups for the following databases that your deployment of Team Foundation Server uses:

  • the configuration database
  • the database for each team project collection
  • the databases that Team Foundation Server uses in conjunction with SharePoint Products, if your deployment includes integration with SharePoint Products
  • the databases that Team Foundation Server uses in conjunction with SQL Server Reporting Services, if your deployment includes reports

To launch the Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 Best Practices Analyzer, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 Power Tools, point to Microsoft Visual Studio Best Practices Analyzer, and then click TfsBpa.exe.


MSSCCI Provider 2010 enables integrated use of Team Foundation Version Control with products that do not support Team Explorer integration.

This version (3.3) includes:

  • Updated provider to link against VS 2010 RTM TFS assemblies
  • Improved functionality and performance when used inside PowerBuilder
  • Improved handling of branched solutions in SQL Server Management Studio
  • Decreased number of server prompts
  • Improved error reporting

Build Extensions provide the ability to execute Ant or Maven 2 builds from Team Foundation Server and publish the results of the build along with any associated JUnit test results back to Team Foundation Server. This release is compatible with Team Foundation Server 2005, Team Foundation Server 2008 and Team Foundation Server 2010.

Here are the download links: