After releasing TeamExplorer Everywhere 2010, Microsoft continues to open TeamFoundation Server to non Microsoft development by publishing the TFS SDK for Java! You can download it at the following address:
You will get :
- A unique JAR containing the TFS API. This is the same code that TeamExplorer Everywhere uses.
- Some native code used by the TFS API. (Kerberos authentication, Keychain, …).
- The complet API documentation in Javadoc format.
- Code samples.
Microsoft has also make an effort to respect Java conventions so that Java developer are not “lost”.
More details on Brian Harry’s post.
The SP1 of Team Explorer Everywhere is available at the following address:
To know what was shipped, please see my previous post on the beta. Two additional features were added:
- A parameter was added in the Eclipse preferences to enable/disable auto connect to TFS on startup.
- A list of workspaces was added to the pending changes window.
If you want to see the plugin in action, you can see, when it’s available, the web cast of my session during the TechDays 2011 : Développez en Java avec la plateforme Team Foundation Server 2010. As you may suspect, it’s in french
A small post to inform you that the beta of Team Explorer Everwhere 2010 SP1 was released and can be downloaded here:
If you don’t know what Team Explorer Everywhere 2010 is, it’s the client Team Explorer for Eclipse! (previously know as TeamPrise before being bought by Microsoft).
Here are the addition of the SP1:
- Complete support of localization.
- Support for Gated-Ckeckin with the same user experience as in Visual Studio 2010.
- Support for Private Builds.
- Build explorer enhancements (icons).
- Support for rich editing in WorkItem.
- Support for Apple Keychain and Gnome Key Ring to store local TFS credentials.
- Support for custom control in WorkItem (only for desktop client).
- Support for Internal Merge in Eclipse.
- Enhancements on “Synchronization perspective” interface.
- Enhancements on Shelve interface.