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Using Team Foundation Server and Team Explorer with CodePlex

Development Platform: Visual Studio 2010.

You will find the details step in CodePlex website. I am just summarizing it in few steps.

Installing Team Explorer:

1.Download Team Explorer.

2.Download and install Magic ISO Maker.

3.Extract the downloaded VS2010TE1.iso using Magic ISO.

4.Click setup.exe in extracted VS2010TE1 folder.

5.Install it and it will automatically integrated with VS 2010.

Connecting to a CodePlex Project:
You will only have permission to connect to the CodePlex Team Foundation Server using Team Explorer for a particular project if you have been added as a Coordinator or Developer of that project.

Please follow the details step about connecting to TFS with Team Explorer 2010 from this link.

References:
[1] Using Team Foundation Server and Team Explorer with CodePlex

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