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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook by Tarun Arora

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Connecting to TFS using Team Explorer

To build, test, track, or release your software, you'll need to connect the client of your choice to Team Foundation Server. As a software developer, you'll spend a lot of time in the Visual Studio IDE. Whether you store the code in the TFS Git repository or TFVC source control, you'll need to connect the IDE to TFS to interact with the code. In this recipe, you'll learn how to connect to TFS using Team Explorer.

Getting ready

If you have any Visual Studio 2015 SKU installed, you already have Team Explorer. With TFS 2015, a separate install of Team Explorer is no longer available; you will need to install Visual Studio Community at the very least to get Team Explorer.

Note

To connect to TFS via any of the office ...

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