Monthly Archives: December 2009

Execute CMD files directly from Visual Studio

This will be the first post to start a category about links to resources that have helped me with various development efforts.  My primary reason for starting this category is to have a sort of blogged favorites listing.  I will also discuss how I have applied this information in my own efforts and any extra twist or tweak that I may have added.  I hope you find the links and information helpful in your own endeavors! Now on to how to execute a .CMD file directly from Visual Studio along with why I wanted to.

What started the quest

We develop a […]

Team Build Error – “contains more than the allowed 259 characters. Type or select a shorter path.”

We use Team Foundation Server as our code repository and Team Foundation Server’s Team Build to do automated nightly builds.  We have configured Team Build for check-ins to trigger a new build.  After check-ins of a large amount of code yesterday for one of our new SQL Server 2008 Database Projects, I arrived at the office today to find a big Build Failed Build Failed icon in my task bar notification area from my friend Team Foundation Build Notification (part of the Microsoft Team Foundation […]

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