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Welcome to Visual Studio 11 ALM Rangers Readiness Beta “Wave”

JasonZ announced the Visual Studio 11 Beta, which triggered a SIMultaneous-SHIPping event for the Visual Studio ALM Rangers. Updated: 2012-04-13. Changes marked with //date – change token. I am happy to announce that the Visual Studio 11 ALM Rangers Readiness Beta “Gig” solutions are now available for download from CodePlex: ...

What’s new for Microsoft Test Manager in Visual Studio 11 Beta

After the release of Visual studio 2010, Microsoft Test Manager gained a lot of popularity and we heard a whole lot of feedback about the tool, both good and bad. We consolidated it and decided to fix the top items causing dissatisfaction to the MTM users, the top 3 being performance issues in MTM, multiline support for test steps and test ...

Code sample for using TFS events

The guys behind the All-In-One Code Framework published a sample on using TFS events earlier this month. I'm not sure, but it may have been thier first sample covering TFS. They have more on their backlog. You can suggest sample ideas, and vote on other suggestions, too. To vote on suggestions, search for TFS in the sample request service...

Enabling Feedback Requests for Team Foundation Server

You may have noticed that your Team Foundation Server Web Web Access doesn’t give you the ability to “Request Feedback” by default -like the videos/demos we showed at the /BUILD conference…more than likely this is due to the fact you have not enabled email alerts in Team Foundation Server. To to do this...

Team Foundation Tour kicking off in Montreal 14 with Mario Cardinal

If you live in Canada do not miss the Team Foundation Tour. The Team Foundation Tour is a training specifically designed by Microsoft ALM MVP Mario Cardinal to address the needs of organizations facing challenges adopting Scrum with Microsoft Team Foundation Server. According to the city where the training takes place it will be in English or ...

Special Discount for Scrum.ORG course in China by Adam Cogan

I am sitting next to Adam in the Scrum.ORG annual meeting and he mentioned giving attendees a $500 discount for his Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) course .Taught by Adam Cogan March 20-22, 2012 in Bejing, ChinaAttending this course you will: Register before March 1 and get the early bird rate of USD 999, a discount of USD ...

Team Foundation Service Preview–Updated videos are available

Way back in September of 2011, Martin Woodward published a blog post that referenced a series of Channel 9 videos that were introductions to the TFS Preview.Those videos were recorded based on the version delivered at the BUILD conference. Just wanted to let everyone know that all of those videos have been re-recorded with the latest bits. The...

Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Developer Day Feb 18th 2012 at Hyderabad

I have been having an absolute blast here in India -can not believe I have only been here three days.  The first day we didn’t arrive to the hotel until and mid morning am and spent the day with Sam Guckenheimer  –trying to figure what we had gotten ourselves into<grin>.    The second day was a 12 ...

Test View Issue: An exception was encountered while constructing the content of this frame

In Visual Studio 2010 Under certain circumstances the you may encounter problems opening the Test View window. (see image below) Luckily it is easy to fix.  To make it go away, you need to close/reopen Visual Studio. If you don’t want this ever happening again, do the following: 1. Go to the Tools main menu -> Options… | ...

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