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Visual Studio ALM at Microsoft TechEd 2011

Lots of exciting stuff, so check out the session videos on Channel 9:    ...

Videos about how to use layer diagrams, use case diagrams, and activity diagrams in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

These short YouTube videos show how to visualize: How to visualize software architecture on a layer diagram: [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mf__skaJIdI] For more information about layer diagrams, see the following topics on MSDN: How to visualize users' needs on a use case diagram: [View:https...

Updated Architecture Tooling Guide for Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

The Visual Studio ALM Rangers have updated this guide, which includes automated guidance, hands-on-labs, and videos that show how you can use the Visual Studio architecture and modeling tools to help you understand an existing software system or create a new system...

How to verify Web application links using Web performance tests in Visual Studio

Howie Hilliker, who writes about how to test applications with Visual Studio, created some samples to show how to verify Web application links by using Web performance tests:http://blogs.msdn.com/b/howie_hillikers_blog/archive/2011/03/24/verifying-the-links-in-your-web-application-using-a-web-performance-test.aspx...

Visual Studio ALM Hands-On Labs

The Developer & Platform Evangelism group recently published the following ALM hands-on labs as part of the Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0 training course (click to download) on MSDN:                     ...

Developing Windows Phone 7 apps with the help of dependency graphs in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

Chris Lovett, an architect on the Visual Studio Ultimate team, wrote an interesting article about developing his first Windows Phone 7 app. He shows how he used dependency graphs in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate to help him visualize and understand the organization of his code during the development process: http://...

Live Meeting events about the ALM tools in Visual Studio

Microsoft UK is hosting a free Live Meeting event series about the following topics: and many other events through June. For more details, click here.   ...

Samples that extend UML diagrams in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

Alan Wills has created several samples that let you extend UML diagrams in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate in the following ways...

Want to better understand relationships between Team Foundation Server work items?

You can create a dependency (DGML) graph to see links between work items by using the Work Item Visualizer available on MSDN Code Gallery for Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. This tool can help you...

Short videos about how to visualize your code or system with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

Each of these videos are less than 2 minutes long and provide very quick overviews of how you can use Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate to perform the following tasks: ...