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Team Foundation Server on Windows Azure: A Rangers dog fooding perspective

Team Foundation Server on Windows Azure was announced at //BUILD/ and has received phenomenal coverage to date. The Visual Studio ALM Rangers have been dog-fooding the technology for some time and I thought it was important to highlight that “we love it”   Are we dog fooding or tinkering? Initially we were exploring, researching and...

Installing TFS 11 Extension for SharePoint from the BUILD Conference in Anaheim

I am posting walkthroughs of the the various TFS 11 install wizards from the upcoming version of TFS previewed at the BUILD Conference in Anaheim last week. Installation of TFS 11 is very similar to installation of TFS 2010. You can use the install guide for TFS 2010 to review the current (TFS 2010) guidelines for install. And you can find the...

Installing TFS 11 Build Server from the BUILD Conference in Anaheim

I am posting walkthroughs of the the various TFS 11 install wizards from the upcoming version of TFS previewed at the BUILD Conference in Anaheim last week. Installation of TFS 11 is very similar to installation of TFS 2010. You can use the install guide for TFS 2010 to review the current (TFS 2010) guidelines for install. And you can find the...

Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview Testing Documentation

Some new documentation shipped for the BUILD conference that occurred in early September 2011. The content can be found in the MSDN library within the Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview content. Among the areas specific to Visual Studio ALM testing, we have shipped documentation on the following:Exploratory TesterYou can now conduct ...

Australian ALM Conference Sydney 8th and 9th

The Australian ALM Conference is happening in Sydney on the 8th & 9th November.  This unique event will explore how Visual Studio and Application Lifecycle Management can reduce costs, reduce development time, increase quality, and improve project manageability. Two full days, 18 sessions and industry leading speakers will arm you ...

Manual Testing Tools for Windows 8 Metro Style Applications

Windows 8 introduces metro style apps that can be built using Visual Studio 11 tools.  Along with development tools, Visual Studio 11 family also includes rich testing tools for the metro style apps. After building a Metro Style Application using Visual Studio, you can now install this application on a Windows 8 Device and ...

Coded UI testing with Multiple UI Maps 09/21/2011 MN VS User Group

 Tim Star one of our ALM MVPs will be presenting at MN Visual Studio User Group on Coded UI testing with Multiple UI MapsPresentation Description:This presentation will be very demo heavy as we walk through how to create a coded UI test with Multiple UI maps.  We will touch on some of the simpler techniques, but will be primarily ...

What’s New in the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 11 Developer Preview

This post provides an overview of most (but I don't promise ALL!) of the new tools, features, and enhancements available in the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 11 Developer Preview: For a tutorial that illustrates several of these new features by following a fictitious team as they incrementally adopt Visual Studio ...

Getting Feedback on Working Software with Visual Studio 11

How often have you built the software that your users asked for, but not necessarily what they wanted? One of the determining factors between success and failure of software projects is getting the right feedback, at the right time, from the right individuals. In Microsoft Visual Studio 11, we have enabled feedback deeply throughout the ...

Learning about the Visual Studio ALM Rangers and how they embrace products announced at //BUILD/

You have all seen the exciting announcements being made at //BUILD/, presenting Visual Studio 11, Team Foundation Server 11, Windows 8 and a new era of targeting platforms across devices, services and the cloud. Visual Studio 11 Readiness The Visual Studio ALM Rangers have been working on their latest conspiracy for a while and now that the ...