Getting started with your development project
Depending on your role and goals, you will have different tasks to do to get started with a project. This topic provides pointers to information on initial steps for you to take.
About this task
- Server and repository administrators
- Project administrators
- Team leads
- Team members
The following diagram demonstrates an example workflow for a team using project in Engineering Workflow Management. The workflow described is only an example of how your team might set up and get started with a project. Although many of the steps can be done using either the web interface or the Eclipse client, the steps for project administrators and team leads link to topics that refer to the web interface and the steps for team members link to topics that refer to the Eclipse client.
- Get started with a role that closely matches your goals:
Role Description Project administrator Your goals might include defining iterations and plans, defining team processes, creating teams, defining your source control setup, creating builds, and tracking status. Team lead Your goals might include defining your team and team members, creating iteration plans, assigning work, delivering source code, setting up builds, and tracking progress with reports. Team member Your goals might include getting connected with the project, managing your assigned work, and managing your code.
- Explore a feature or product area that you are interested in:
Feature or goal Description Iteration planning Explore key concepts and learn how to create an iteration plan, add work items to the plan, and manage team assignments in the iteration. Dashboards Learn about using dashboards in the web interface to get an at-a-glance view of the status of your project, team, or workload. Overview of Reporting Learn about using reports to track progress and monitor other data for your project areas and teams. The client for Microsoft Visual Studio IDE Learn about using the client for Microsoft Visual Studio IDE to take advantage of project process, source control, builds, and work item features.
- Start with a tutorial:
- See other helpful topics: