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2015


30-Dec-2015, TFS Sidekicks 6.0 for Visual Studio 2015 released

Team Foundation Sidekicks version 6.0 for Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server 2015 and Team Foundation Service is released!


2013


29-Dec-2013, MSBuild Sidekick v4.5.1 is released

MSBuild Sidekick version 4.5.1 for .Net 4.5.1 and compatible with Visual Studio 2013 is released!


29-Dec-2013, TFS Sidekicks 5.0 for Visual Studio 2013 released

Team Foundation Sidekicks version 5.0 for Visual Studio 2013, Team Foundation Server 2013 and Team Foundation Service is released!


29-Dec-2013, Harvest Administration Assistant is updated for Harvest r12.x.

Harvest Administration Assistant with support for CA Harvest Software Change Manager r12.x is released!


2012


29-Dec-2012, MSBuild Sidekick v4.5 is released

MSBuild Sidekick version 4.5 for .Net 4.5 and compatible with Visual Studio 2012 is released!


05-Dec-2012, TFS Sidekicks 4.5 for Visual Studio 2012 released

Team Foundation Sidekicks version 4.5 for Visual Studio 2012, Team Foundation Server 2012 and Team Foundation Service is released!


30-Jan-2012, TFS Sidekicks 3.1 for Visual Studio 2010 released

Team Foundation Sidekicks version 3.1 for Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2010 including Permission Sidekick is released!


2010


01-May-2010, TFS Sidekicks updated for Visual Studio 2010

Team Foundation Sidekicks version compatible with Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2010 public release is available!


01-May-2010, MSBuild Sidekick v3 is available

MSBuild Sidekick v3 compatible with .Net 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010 public release is available!


19-Mar-2010, TFS Sidekicks updated for VS 2010 RC

Team Foundation Sidekicks version is updated for .Net 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate is now available.


10-Mar-2010, MSBuild Sidekick v3 Beta updated

MSBuild Sidekick v3 Beta version is updated for .Net 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate.


25-Jan-2010, MSBuild Sidekick v3 Beta is released

MSBuild Sidekick v3 Beta version works with MSBuild 4.0 as released with Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2, and includes set of features available in version 2.3 and additional features to support MSBuild 4.0 newly introduced syntax, such as inline tasks after\before targets.


04-Jan-2010, Team Foundation Sidekicks for VS 2010 Beta 2 is released

Team Foundation Sidekicks version for Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 includes familiar features compatible with the newest Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio release candidate.


2009


10-Nov-2009, Team Foundation Sidekicks release 2.4 is available

Team Foundation Sidekicks version 2.4 includes multiple bug fixes and improvements to existing Sidekicks and Visual Studio integration.


02-Mar-2009, MSBuild Sidekick v2.3 is available

MSBuild Sidekick v2.3 is the next version of our popular project editor application for Microsoft Build Engine. It includes new debugger functionality as well as number of bug fixes and user interface improvements over previous v2.1 release.

New MSBuild Sidekick offers unique MSBuild script debugger with extended functionality: step through mode, build sequence diagram, breakpoints, viewing of evaluated values of project Properties/Items on debug step.

With the new version of MSBuild Sidekick you may also easily add and edit MSBuild Extension Pack tasks. Online help for those tasks is available right in the Help window.


2008


30-Jul-2008, Team Foundation Sidekicks 2.2 is available

Team Foundation Sidekicks version 2.2 includes all new Permission Sidekick, as well as a number of bug fixes and improvements to existing Sidekicks and Visual Studio integration.

New Permission Sidekick allows viewing the effective permissions of the user. Global, project, version control items and areas permissions can be reviewed; a reason for every specific setting (membership in specific group) can be reviewed as well.


07-Apr-2008, Team Foundation Sidekicks 2.1 is available

Version 2.1 of Team Foundation Sidekicks includes significant number of bug fixes as well as several new features such as code review by work item selection, viewing changeset details and full Visual Studio integration for all Sidekicks available in stand-alone application.

The bug fixes in this version as well as some of new features were driven by massive user feedback received after 2.0 release.


01-Apr-2008, MSBuild Sidekick 2.1 is available

MSBuild Sidekick 2.1 is the service release of our popular project editor application for Microsoft Build Engine. It includes number of bug fixes and user interface improvements over initial v2 release.


07-Jan-2008, Team Foundation Sidekicks 2.0 is available

The version 2.0 of Team Foundation Sidekicks application provides all features available in previously released version 1.3.3, as well as new Code Review Sidekick. Significant number of bug fixes was also incorporated in that release; in addition, Team Foundation Sidekicks application now supports Team Foundation Server 2008.

This release also deprecates Team Foundation Sidekick Visual Studio add-in; all features previously available in add-in are now part of Visual Studio Integration Package (both for VS 2005 and 2008) which is in turn part of Team Foundation Sidekicks 2.0; new Code Review Sidekick is available as part of Visual Studio package as well.

Team Foundation Sidekicks application provides convenient GUI for a wide range of administrative and advanced TFS version control tasks. The version 2.0 stand-alone application includes Workspace Sidekick, Status Sidekick, History Sidekick, Label Sidekick, Shelveset Sidekick and new Code Review Sidekick. Team Foundation Sidekicks integration package for Visual Studio 2005/2008 includes Code Review Sidekick, source control items search, dynamic history and build types editing features.


2007


31-Dec-2007, final release of MSBuild Sidekick v2 application is available

MSBuild Sidekick v2 is the next version of our popular project editor application for Microsoft Build Engine.

MSBuild Sidekick v2 provides integrated environment for authoring and building MSBuild 2.0 and 3.5 project files (including custom scripts, Visual Studio 2005/2008 projects and solutions and Team Foundation Build scripts).

MSBuild Sidekick v2 now supports editing project files for MSBuild 2.0 and 3.5 schemas as well as building MSBuild 3.5 projects with different toolsets.


27-Nov-2007, beta version of MSBuild Sidekick v2 application is available

MSBuild Sidekick v2 is the next version of our popular authoring application for Microsoft Build Engine. Currently released as limited-time beta, the commercial release will be available by the end of December, '07.

MSBuild Sidekick v2 provides integrated environment for authoring and building projects conforming to MSBuild schema. That includes custom scripts, Visual Studio projects and solutions and Team Foundation Build scripts.


20-Aug-2007, version 1.3.3 of Team Foundation Sidekicks application is available

Version 1.3.3 of Team Foundation Sidekicks application is a "service" release for version 1.3, containing bug fixes only.

The bug fixes in the release address issues in History, Label and Shelveset Sidekicks, related to data presentation in list views.


05-Jul-2007, Attrice releases version 1.3.2 of Team Foundation Sidekicks application

Version 1.3.2 of Team Foundation Sidekicks application is a "service" release for version 1.3.

This version addresses bug in comparison between label and latest version in Labels Sidekick, and implements several new features requested by users.


19-Jun-2007, Attrice makes public service releases of its MSBuild Sidekick and Harvest Administrator Assistant applications

Version 1.1.2 of MSBuild Sidekick application provides several bug fixes.

Version 1.1.0 of Harvest Administrator Assistant application provides several bug fixes and optional SQL logging for all modifications performed on Harvest database.


18-Apr-2007, Attrice releases version 1.3 of Team Foundation Sidekicks

Version 1.3 of Team Foundation Sidekicks application features new Shelveset Sidekick in addition to four Sidekicks available in previous versions.

Team Foundation Sidekicks provides convenient GUI for a wide range of administrative and advanced TFS version control tasks. Version 1.3 includes new Shelveset Sidekick for simple management of shelvesets and easy viewing of shelveset propreties and shelved items.


11-Feb-2007, Attrice releases version 1.2.2 of Team Foundation Sidekicks

Version 1.2.2 of Team Foundation Sidekicks application is a "service" release for version 1.2.

Team Foundation Sidekicks v. 1.2.2 addresses performance problems for installations with large number of users and also includes several bug fixes.


2006


18-Dec-2006, Attrice releases version 1.2 of Team Foundation Sidekicks

The release 1.2 of Team Foundation Sidekicks application contains all features previously available in version 1.1 as well as all new Labels Sidekick.

Team Foundation Sidekicks provides convenient GUI for a wide range of administrative and advanced TFS version control tasks. Version 1.2 includes new Labels Sidekick that allows viewing properties of TFS Version Control labels as well as labeled content (version control items, changesets, work items).



05-Nov-2006, Attrice releases version 1.1 of Team Foundation Sidekick add-in

The release 1.1 of Team Foundation Sidekick add-in contains all features previously available in Team Build Sidekick add-in as well as integrated search for Source Control Explorer and dynamic history presentation feature.



01-Sep-2006, Attrice releases version 1.1 of MSBuild Sidekick

The release 1.1 of MSBuild Sidekick contains improved version of MSBuild Sidekick application with many bug fixes and several new features.



24-Aug-2006, Attrice releases version 1.0 of Team Build Sidekick add-in

The release 1.0 of Team Build Sidekick add-in includes Visual Studio add-in, complete source code and an article on TFS extensiblity in Team Build Sidekick.

Team Build Sidekick add-in provides integrated in Team Explorer functionality for updating Team Build types.



30-Jul-2006, Attrice releases version 1.1 of Team Foundation Sidekicks

The release 1.1 of Team Foundation Sidekicks includes new History Sidekick and improved Workspace Sidekick and Status Sidekick.

Team Foundation Sidekicks provides convenient GUI for a wide range of administrative and advanced TFS version control tasks. Version 1.1 includes new History Sidekick that allows viewing all aspects of file or folder history in a single application.



15-Jul-2006, Attrice releases version 1.0 of Harvest Administration Assistant

The release 1.0 of Harvest Administration Assistant includes first public version of Harvest Administration Assistant, GUI frontend for CA Harvest Change Manager processes administration.

Harvest Administration Assistant allows Harvest administrator users to perform simultaneous modification of several processes or duplicate process definitions across projects.



05-Jun-2006, Attrice releases version 1.0 of MSBuild Sidekick

The release 1.0 of MSBuild Sidekick includes first public version of MSBuild Sidekick, GUI frontend for creating and modifying Microsoft Build project files.

The MSBuild Sidekick supports all MSBuild formats - ranging from Visual Studio C# project files to TFS Team Build build types. Simple and yet efficient user interface makes build project files editing a breeze.



30-May-2006, Attrice opens blog dedicated to its Sidekick applications

The Team Foundation Sidekicks blog is planned as a public forum for discussions related to our Sidekick applications. We shall provide usage scenarios, future releases roadmaps and answer users questions. Everyone is invited to participate!

The blog hosting platform is courtesy of our partners, Microsoft Israel. Have a look at MS Israel Community central!



02-May-2006, Attrice releases version 1.0.2 of Team Foundation Server Version Control Sidekicks

The new release of Team Foundation Sidekicks includes updated version of Workspace Sidekick and completely new Status Sidekick application.

Updated Workspace Sidekick application now provides workspace duplication functionality, so TFS administrators now are able to duplicate complicated workspace defintions using convenient Graphic User Interface.

New Status Sidekick application presents graphic interface for viewing all currently pending changes on TFS server, provides functionality for filtering the changes by project or user and allows viewing detailed change data in format easily customized according to user needs. Additionally to viewing pending changes the user is able to unlock locked files or altogether undo selected changes.



17-Apr-2006, Attrice makes public its internal Team Foundation blog

The blog gathers together TFS-related known issues, workarounds, tips and practices that we have encountered in our day-to-day work with TFS at our customers site. Some of the issues were subject to discussions in Microsoft TFS newsgroups; in such cases the blog features short abstract with discussion conclusion.

We at Attrice hope that the blog will be a resource for TFS practioners, administrators and implementors just like us.



02-Apr-2006, Attrice releases Team Foundation Server Version Control Workspace Sidekick

The Workspace Sidekick utility is the fruit of Attrice experience attained at TFS installations we have performed. The need for a tool to manage workspaces become obvious; our internal development resulted in the tool we judged worthy to make available publicly.


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