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Explained – Branching


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J.D. Meier, Jason Taylor, Prashant Bansode
Microsoft Corporation

November 2007

This video module explains branching and how it may impact your strategy for using Team Foundation Server source control.


  • Know when and when not to branch.
  • Choose a branching and merging strategy for your project.
  • Learn normal branching strategy needs to be adapted to support very large teams.
  • Identify appropriate folder structures for different branching scenarios.


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