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How to profile a XAML Windows Store App

If you are developing a Windows Store App using XAML (whether it’s C++, C#, or VB), there is a good chance there will be areas of your app where you would like to improve the performance. To assist with this, we’ve included the Visual Studio CPU profiler in all SKUs of Visual Studio capable of developing Windows Store Apps (this means we...

Dungeons and Dragons Process Template

At various events, including TechEd 2012, Gregg and I have talked on customizing the Agile Planning Tools. The talk shows you can customize to Agile Planning Tools to fit any process, and to prove that we have created a Process Template that is completely different from anything we ship. Because we get the request so now and then for a copy ...

Native debugging for ARM dumps

One of the areas that we have improved in VS2012 updates is dump debugging. In this post, I will explain dump debugging feature specific to the ARM architecture. We want to enable all developers who are building Windows Store applications targeting the Surface RT and other ARM devices. Even though we had the live debugging support for apps ...

What do you mean “This topic is no longer available” ?

First off - sorry that you reached this page and are not able to easily find what you need. When you reach this page, it doesn't necessarily mean that the feature is no longer supported or that content is not available for it.   For several releases, we've been streamlining our content with the goal to better support your information needs...

Testing devices made easier with Perfecto Mobile’s MobileCloud™ platform and Team Foundation Server

A common pain point for today’s development teams is procuring and testing the plethora of devices modern applications are now running on. To ensure the highest quality for their business-critical mobile apps, development teams require robust mobile testing solutions that address the complexities of multi-platform development in a highly ...

Managing Browser Profiles when using Cross Browser testing in Coded UI Test

We introduced extended support in Coded UI Test for Cross Browser Testing with VS 2012 Update 2 February CTP (see this, this and this post for details). This post addresses details specific to managing browser profiles when using cross-browser testing feature.Browser launches are often customized and you might want to test with specific user ...

Mixed Native and Managed Debugging Improvements for Windows Store Apps

In Visual Studio 2012 RTM, there was limited support for mixed managed and native debugging of Windows Store apps.  This support was greatly enhanced in Update 1. Setup Enabling mixed mode debugging is simple.  All you need to do is select your project and choose “Properties” from the context menu.  Then click on the Debug properties ...

Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 CTP 3–After updating, editing work items from web gives you TF400898: An Internal Error Occurred.

(2013 Mar 3 – Updating the work around steps. Also, when Update 2 RC is available, you can always install that to fix your problem) For those of you installing the VS Update 2 – CTP3, there is an installation sequence that will put the web access work item tracking in a state where editing work items displays this error:   If you ...

Multivaluelist control in TFS Work Item Tracking

One of the top asks from people in the field is to have the ability to have a dropdown in which you can select multiple values. Few people know that there is already a solution out on CodePlex, although it has its limitation. But it might be just good enough for what you are looking for. Since the data is stored in the format “[value1...

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