We have a license for TeamCity 4.5 and are using it on our main build server. I also have an evaluation TC 5.0.2 server on my computer for evaluation and testing purposes.
2 questions: first is about the IDE
I am exploring the available builds completion notification mechanisms. Even though I enabled the IDE Notifier on all projects, on both of our servers, if the build fails or is successful, I receive nothing in Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 (having both opened). Nothing in the output pane, no popups, ...
The documentation seems a bit vague about the effects of the features. What should be expected from that functionnality and is there any plugins required?
We would like a custom application to be notified. Is there a hook we can use or do we have to develop our own plugin? Right now, the only way to achieve this is to periodically monitor the RSS feed for changes. A passive method would be preferred.