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Tarun Arora - Visual Studio ALM MVP ALM, Agile, Automation, Performance Testing, Software QA, Cloud, ... VS2012 Visual Studio 2012
ALMing in Hinglish 2–Windows 8-Manual Testing Metro Style Apps using MTM11

In this second in the series of videos I bring to you Shubhra Maji who is a Program Manager on the Visual Studio dev tools team in Hyderabad along with the very seasoned Aditya Agarwal & Srishti Sridhar who have been working in the Visual Studio team from past several releases. The team wonderfully walks us through manually testing Metro Style Apps in Windows 8 using Microsoft Test Manager 11.....

Posted On Sunday, April 1, 2012 11:07 PM

Customizing TFS 2011 Process Template for Exploratory Testing Tours using MTM11
In this blog post I’ll be walking you through the process of customizing the TFS 2011 Scrum 2.0 Process Template to add a new work item type, introducing new work item queries, modifying existing queries, adding new reports, etc. To give you a bit of context, at the 2011 ALM Summit Anu Bharadwaj presented a talk on Exploratory Testing highlighting how the Team @ Microsoft took advantage of MTM 2011 to test various VS ALM products in the “fun” way by organizing “Testing Tours.” To dive deep in to ......

Posted On Sunday, December 11, 2011 1:32 AM

[Visual Studio 11 ALM] Hands on Labs in Hindi
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Posted On Friday, October 28, 2011 9:39 PM

What is new in VS TFS 2011 Part 3

Welcome back once again, in part 1 of what is new in VS TFS 2011 I talked about the offering from a developers perspective, in part 2 of what is new in VS TFS 2011 I talked about the offering from a Testers and Business Analysts perspective. In this blog post I’ll be discussing the new features available for Project Managers and TFS Administrators in TFS 2011.

Posted On Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:04 PM

What is new in VS TFS 2011 Part 2
Welcome back, in part 1 of what is new in VS TFS 2011 I talked about the offering from a developers perspective. In this blog post I’ll be discussing the new features available for Business Analysts and Testers. While working on various ALM implementations the biggest challenge has been to strike the right balance between tools and processes, it is important to re-enforce that there is no substitute for communication. The delivery of a project on time and on budget are not the sole indicators of ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:11 AM

What is new in VS TFS 2011 Part 1
Microsoft officially released the preview of Vnext i.e. VS 2011, TFS 2011 and TFS Azure (also known as TFS Service) at the Build conference on 13th September 2011 @ California. It wasn’t too long ago I remember helping customers set up ALM processes using TFS 2010, so what are the compelling reasons these customers who have heavily invested in TFS 2010 should consider moving on to TFS 2011. In this blog post I’ll try and answer what exactly is new in TFS 2011, how TFS 2011 is different from TFS 2010. ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 11, 2011 12:14 AM

MTM Testing Scorecard using TFS API
Download a working demo (below): No showing off, this has been developed in VS11 using MTM11 and version controlled in TFS Azure Working Demo = Download-Testing Scorecard In this blog post I’ll be showing you how to use the TFS API to build a testing scorecard. In this testing score card, I’ll be going through each of the test plans programmatically looping through test suits (yes, the test suits can be nested) looking for test cases and querying their status and further going in at the test step ......

Posted On Sunday, October 2, 2011 9:29 PM

Database changes between TFS 2010 and TFS 2011
Our friends at Microsoft have done a wonderful job releasing TFS 2011 preview, there has been great amount of preview documentation and video samples released to help understand the new features. In this blog post I intend to dive deep and compare the database changes done between the two versions of the product. If you are interested to read more about the actual features of TFS 2011, please refer to bharrys blog posts, this, this and this. I’ll be using the following pattern, About the feature ......

Posted On Monday, September 19, 2011 11:41 PM

Microsoft Visual Studio - Vnext
There have been some great announcements at the Tech-ed North America 2011. The announcements have been around, Enhanced User Experience Agile Planning Tools Lightweight Requirements Stakeholder Feedback Code Review Features Continuous Integration Agile Quality Assurance Aligning Quality Assurance Some buzz words you will be hearing overtime with vNext will be code review, search code blocks, my Work Hub, context switching, intellitrace in production, scom integration with TFS…. Agile Planning No ......

Posted On Saturday, May 21, 2011 7:51 PM

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