Create Team Project in Team Foundation Server 2013


Team Foundation Server 2013(TFS 2013) is one of the source control used for Microsoft projects. In this article we discuss about how to create Team Project in TFS 2013 and how to add new Microsoft Application to Team Project and also how to add the existing application to the Team Project Team Foundation Server 2013.

First install Team Foundation Server 2013 by using http://eoblog.net/2014/10/19/installing-team-foundation-server-2013-in-windows-8-1/ link.

Create Team Project in Team Foundation Server 2013(TFS 2013): Open Microsoft Visual Studio 2013, go to View and select “Team Explorer” and it displays the Team Explorer window as shown below.

Click “Create Team Project” it displays the below window. Enter proper name for Team Project and description as shown below.

Click Next button, next window displays process templates. Select “Microsoft Visual Studio Scrum 2013.4” and click Finish button as shown below.

It downloads the process template from online and creates the Team Project in Team Foundation Server 2013. Once Team Project created successfully click Close button.

You can check whether the Team Project created or not in Team Foundation Server 2013. Open Team Foundation Administration Server Console => Select Application Tier =>Team Project Collections => Select “Team Projects” tab as shown below.

As shown above we can find “WebApps” team project.

Add new Application to TFS 2013 Team Project: While creating the new application itself we can add it to the Team Project in TFS 2013 source control through Microsoft Visual Studio 2013.

Open Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 => Create New Project => select any type of project and also select “Add to source control” checkbox as shown below.

Give the name as FirstMVCWebApp as we created MVC web application. It asks for select the Template for MVC application, I selected Empty template.

Then it asks to Choose Source Control between Team Foundation Version Control and Git as shown below.

Select “Team Foundation Version Control” and click on Ok button. Select WebApps team project as shown in below screen.

Click on OK button. Even you can create new folder under Team Project by click on “Make New Folder”. Now you can share your application with your team members under TFS 2013. Your team members can do changes for application and can share across team.

Add Existing Application to Team Project: Open existing application with Microsoft Visual Studio 2013. Open Solution Explorer => right click on solution and select “Source Control” => select “Add solution to Source Control” as shown below.

It displays the “Choose Source Control” window as shown below.

Select “Team Foundation Version Control” option and click on OK button. It displays the available Team Projects window as shown below.

Select WebApps team project and click on Ok button. SecondMVCWebApp also added to TFS 2013 source control. Your team can do the changes to this application and can share across the team through TFS 2013 source control.


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