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Team Foundation Server Integration

If you’ve read our latest posts, you might get excited about the cool stuff that’s coming in Maia, but wait a minute; there are already lots of great features in IntelliJ IDEA 8.1 that you can touch right now, while looking forward to get the first Maia EAP.
I’m talking, for example, about the full Team Foundation Server integration, that is already available. All you need from version control is included.

  • You can perform all common VCS functions like commit, update, revert, show differences and history, automatic check out of modified files, etc.
  • You can create and merge branches, lock and unlock files and view the history of committed and incoming changes, link the existing work items to your changelist.
  • IntelliJ IDEA also lets you create and manage TFS workspaces.

But that’s not all. The most remarkable thing is that IntelliJ IDEA’s TFS integration doesn’t require Microsoft’s TFS client installed; furthermore, it works under any OS, not only Windows.

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6 Responses to Team Foundation Server Integration

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    Vishal Bhatt says:

    October 17, 2013

    Does it work only with IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate edition?

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    Alexander Doroshko says:

    October 17, 2013

    Yes, see comparison matrix:

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    F. Morrison says:

    July 18, 2015

    I cannot connect IntellJ Ultimate 14.1.4 to my TFS Online (a.k.a., unfortuntely misnamed by Microsoft as “Visual Studio Online” instead of what it really is,”TFS Online) using VCS / TFS / Edit Configuration / Add … / Address / Auth: (all three fail) /.

    Is there some *DEFINITIVE* *DETAIL* instructions on how to connect JetBrains products such as IntelliJ Ultimate 14.1.4 to “TFS Online” (a.k.a., Visual Studio Online)?

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    Satnam Singh says:

    October 1, 2019

    I am new to TFS and hence I have installed the plugin – Team Foundation Server for the first time on Intellij.
    I was able to connect to the remote TFS repo (followed the screen to enter the server / url etc.
    When I try to export the project I get the below error

    But I get an error – Error:Value cannot be null.
    Parameter name: requests.
    Request you to pls help.

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