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Tarun Arora - Visual Studio ALM MVP ALM, Agile, Automation, Performance Testing, Software QA, Cloud, ... March 2013 Entries
Presenting at TechEd 2013-TechDays 2013 India ALM Track
I’ll be presenting at TechEd and TechDays in India, there is a lot to look forward to as the events will be hosted across India. Bangalore will be hosting TechEd on 18-19th March, Delhi will be hosting TechDays on 22nd March and Pune will host its maiden TechEd on 25-26 March. The session line up across all location and technology tracks is very impressive. There are a lot of famous personalities presenting the key notes. What is TechEd and why should you bother? TechEd is Microsoft’s premier technology ......

Posted On Monday, March 11, 2013 7:34 PM

Notes Upgrading To Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 Ctp4
Last week I upgraded my TFS 2012 test environment to CTP4 to try out the new features rolled out in preview as part of the Visual Studio 2012 Upgrade 2. In this blog post, I’ll walk you through the steps required to upgrade, you may find the quick notes section useful if you don’t have the time to read through the complete blog post. What is Visual Studio 2012 Upgrade 2 CTP 3 and where can I get it? Read about the new features included in Upgrade 2 CTP 4. Download the Visual Studio 2012 Upgrade 2 ......

Posted On Monday, March 11, 2013 12:24 AM

List of Software on TFS Service Hosted Build
A couple of weeks back I had posted a blog post on getting a list of software installed on the build agent by simply customizing the build process template. Building on top of the same solution, I have created a website “http://listofsoftwareontfs... which gets updated once every day with the list of software installed on the TFS hosted build server. In this blogpost, I’ll show you how I have implemented this solution, but first a screen shot of what information ......

Posted On Friday, March 8, 2013 1:26 AM

Power Shell Analysing Emails Trends
I promised my friend Chuck that I would post the Power Shell script to get the list of most discussed topics and the tops writers in an email distribution list. Generally there are loads of emails that fly around on the ALM Champs and ALM Rangers distribution list. It is interesting to analyse what are the most discussed topics are and who are the most active participants. More details on the objective here on Chuck’s blog. So, here we go, the powershell script below will give you the following output, ......

Posted On Sunday, March 3, 2013 11:41 PM

TFS Kanban Board Swim lane Customization To Better Manage The Product Backlog
Brian Harry announced the customize columns feature on the TFS Kanban board that enables you to define new swim lanes based on the work item state right from Team Web Access. This feature has officially been released on the TFS Service today. A shout out to Gregg Boer and his team for delivering this great feature! I was lucky to get early access to this feature… In this blog post I’ll show you, Walkthrough of customizing columns on the Kanban board How customize column feature has transformed the ......

Posted On Saturday, March 2, 2013 11:07 AM

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