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Microsoft’s journey to Cloud Cadence

Last week the Visual Studio product owner Sam Guckenheimer keynoted the Agile 2014 Conference.  In his presentation he went through our teams changes/learning's to adopt a DevOps workflow.  Unfortunately I wasn’t able to attend as we had several conferences here in Redmond/Seattle but luckily we can check it out online here: ...

TFS Planning, DR avoidance and TFS on Azure IaaS v1.4 guidance landed … what’s next?

We are pleased to announce that the v1.4 flight of the TFS Planning and DR Avoidance Guide has firmly landed, after Bill Heys completed the copy editing and the product owner has given us the “thumbs up”. what’s included? The latest guidance includes practical guidance for three main scenarios: … and lots more in ...

Perform diagnostic search across your logs – Now Improved!

You no longer have to install any agent on your server to use the fast diagnostic log search in Application Insights. You simply add Application Insights to your app project, together with an adapter for your favorite logging platform. Your log events are sent to the portal, where you can query them as you like, and get quickly to the root of ...

Import virtual machines or template operation of Microsoft Test Manager throws ‘Object reference not set to an instance of an object’’

The content of this blog is applicable if you are using Team Foundation Server 2012 Update 4 with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2.   Problem:  When you try to import a virtual machine or template to Team Foundation Server library using Microsoft Test Manager(MTM), import wizard throws 'Object reference not set to an instance...

Visual Studio Online Best Practices: Troubleshooting issues with the “Eligible MSDN Subscriber” license type

As you adopt Visual Studio Online (VSO) and assign licenses to your users you may want to assign the “Eligible MSDN Subscriber” license type to team members. MSDN subscriptions are purchased outside of VSO and assigned to individual users. Before an MSDN subscriber can log in to VSO as an eligible MSDN subscriber, the subscription process ...

Sample Chapter: “Scrum, Agile Practices, and Visual Studio” from the book “Adopting Agile Software Practices: From Backlog to Continuous Feedback, Edition 3”

I am lucky enough to get to work with the authors of, Adopting Agile Software Practices: From Backlog to Continuous Feedback,  Sam Guckenheimer and Neno Loje on a regular basis. So when they mentioned the possibility of posting on the ALM Blog one of their chapters as a sample I instantly said YES!!  Unfortunately getting back and ...

New CodeLens Indicator–Incoming Changes

Introduction CodeLens has been a blockbuster feature in Visual Studio 2013. Consistently it is listed among the best loved features for the release. We continue to work on it and in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 CTP2 , we are releasing a new indicator called Incoming Changes.   To recap, CodeLens is a heads-up display in your ...

Cloud Load Testing and Application Insights Webinar – January 23rd

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Verification step of Standard Environment creation fails with team foundation server Lab Management can give error “Microsoft Test Manager can not install agent on the machine because another environment is being created using the same machine”

This issue occurs when you try to create a lab environment using a machine and another environment creation is in progress using the same machine.   Cause : While environment creation is happening "TestAgentInstaller" service gets created, which does automatic agent install and configure, once these operations are done it gets self ...

Visual Studio Unit Test Generator v1 “lands”

The ALM Rangers are pleased to announce the landing of the Visual Studio Unit Test Generator v1. Looking for unit test code generation? The Visual Studio Unit Test Generator helps to increase developer productivity by decreasing the setup work involved in creating new unit tests. It takes away the routine test creation tasks allowing a ...

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