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Changing fields on the Visual Studio Extension Gallery page

Had a community member ask: I want to change some fields on my Visual Studio Extension Gallery page. These fields do not appear to be editable:       · “Supported Versions”      · “Supported Visual Studio 2010 Editions”   Luckily one of our old time ALM MVPs, Terje ...

Clearing the credentials for connecting to a Team Foundation Server

Ran in to a situation a couple of days ago where i needed to log into a Team Foundation Server as a different user - and since Visual Studio/Team Explorer "remembers" your last credentials you don't have a chance to re-enter these credentials.  This information is cached even after removing and re-adding the server in team explorer.  Which ...

Enable Remote Audio Capture to when Testing or Providing Feedback on Remote Machines

To record audio as part of a feedback or testing session on a remote machine that is running Microsoft Feedback Client, Test Runner, or Exploratory Testing window, you must configure audio redirection settings on the remote machine. You must also enable “record from this computer” when you connect to the remote machine. You can perform ...

ALM Rangers Branching and Merging guide for Visual Studio 2012 is available

As mentioned in Cowabunga! Visual Studio ALM Rangers Readiness “GIG” goes RTM! the RTM version of the Branching and Merging Guide for Visual Studio 2012  was not included in the sim-ship wave. But we have just received the following signal from the product owner Matthew Mitrik and the project lead Micheal Learned:   Well done team...

Introducing an Integrated Work Item Field Reference for Visual Studio ALM and TFS

Have you ever wanted a single place to see what all the fields are that are defined in Team Foundation Server? Well now you can. Here are two new resources you can use to look up a definition and quickly see which fields are written to the relational database and which are stored in the Analysis Services cube. These cover all the fields...

Work Item Field Attributes – What You Can and Can’t Change

As a project administrator, you may need to modify a field that's being used in your team project. This post provides a quick reference as to what you can and can't change and how you make the change.   Attributes That You Can Change Across a Team Project Collection Here are the attributes that you can change for a work item field. ...

Few tips on implementing a Coded UI Test Plugin Extension

This blog assumes that you have a prior understanding of Coded UI Test extensibility. If not, a good starting point would be here. Also check out additional links in the “Extending Coded UI Test” section available here.In this post, I’ll enumerate a few points you would need to watch out for while implementing an ...

Welcome to Visual Studio 2012 ALM Rangers Readiness “Wave”

JasonZ announced the Visual Studio 2012 RTM, which triggered a final SIMultaneous-SHIPping event for the Visual Studio ALM Rangers Readiness solutions wave ALM Ranger Solutions Find the latest list of all ALM Ranger solutions here and a list of all ALM Ranger projects on CodePlex [here][3]. For an overview of the ALM Rangers Readiness ...

Showing files with pending changes or files that are open in Visual Studio 2012 Solution Explorer

One of the hidden gems in Visual Studio 2012 is the ability to show just those files that are open or those with pending changes…Take for instance the solution below are any of these files open? do any of them have a pending change? (in this graphic the answer is no there aren’t any pending changes – Visual Studio does give you glyphs...

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