Setting Up A New Project In Visual Studio Online

In this article, you will learn how to set up a new project in Visual Studio.

Introduction

This article will help you to go with Visual Studio Online, where you can setup a new project in Visual Studio. Here, we will be working with the following concepts:

  • Signup for a VSO (Visual Studio Online) account.
  • Create a New Team Project with TFVC and invite the members to work with it.
Please refer to my other article, Creating a Team Project with Git
 
Developer Requirements
  1. Internet Connectivity.
  2. Visual Studio 2013 / 2015.
  3. Microsoft Account (Outlook or Hotmail accounts).

Follow the steps, given below, to setup a Visual Studio Online account and a team project.

Signing Up For A Visual Studio Online Account

Step 1: Open your Browser, go to http://tfs.visualstudio.com/ and click Free Visual Studio,

Free Visual Studio

Click Sign Up of Visual Studio Team Services.

Sign Up

Step 2: Sign in with the help of your Microsoft account.

account

Step 3: Enter a name for your account and select TFVC for managing your code.

account

Your account depends on the availability of the name and, once it is given, click continue.

account

Followed by this submission, it will create a new project for you on your Visual Studio Online account.

account

Now your online Visual Studio Account has been created and you can use this URL to get access in future. So your Visual Studio Online account with a New Project under TFVC has been created.

Creating A New Project Using Tfvc And Invite Members To Work With It


Step 1: Go to the URL of your Visual Studio Online Account (in my case).

Click New under Recent projects and teams to create a New Project.

New Project

Step 2: Enter the following details of your Project: Name, Description, Template and Version Control. For Version Control, select “Team Foundation Version Control”. Now, click create Project.

Create Project

Step 3: Click Navigate to Project.

Navigate to Project

Now, your project is created.

project

Now, your project of TFVdemo is created.

TFVdemo

Step 4: Close the previous Window and go to Team Members pane to invite Team Members to work on this project, Click Invite a friend.

Invite

Here, you can add your team members. Click Add to add any team member.

Invite

Step 5: Enter the Email address of the user or group and click Save Changes.

email

email

Now, the members are added who can work with this project that has been created,

members

Follow this article. The second part will be about creating a Project with Git and experience on connected IDE.