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Teemu Tapanila

Microsoft Azure MVP and Windows Phone developer

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Team Foundation Server has been something that you mostly see in bigger companies. Because it required a hosted solution to work well. So if you wanted to have a TFS even for a small team project you would need to get access to hosted TFS or first spend few days installing it. Now there’s a very easy option Team Foundation Service.

  1. Open tfspreview.com

    Register

  2. Fill in wanted name (Try to choose something that’s easy to remember)

    Registering form

  3. Login with your Windows Live ID
  4. Your TFS is now ready

    TFS Preview Dashbaord

  5. Start by creating a new project. You only need to type the name and choose the template. The default one is good.

    Creating new project

  6. Now wait a moment for project creation

    Creating new project progress

  7. After that open the project and from activities choose open new instance of visual studio

    Project Activities

  8. Enjoy!