If you are a Linux/Unix/Mac user and you want to connect to Team Foundation Server, you can use the Team Explorer Everywhere(TEE) client, an Eclipse based plugin.
I got a question from some customers wanted to use the plug-in to manage TFS applications in a stand-alone fashion even though they were not developing in an Eclipse based IDE.
You have 2 options in this case:
- Option 1: Use the command line tools.
- Option 2: If you prefer a visual experience, you can install the plug-in into the Eclipse Platform Runtime Binary (a cut down version of Eclipse without all the language tools for code editing etc).
Remark: Don’t forget that a SP1 was released for TEE, so use the version available here.