teambuild
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I’ve written about why builds are absolutely essential in modern application development (Part 1) and what why Team Build is a great build engine (Part 2). However, if you don’t include unit tests in your builds, it’s like brushing your teeth without toothpaste – there’s a lot of movement, but it’s not the most effective way to do things. In this post, I want to put forward a few thoughts about ...
Testing
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Windows Store applications are slowly becoming more popular. If you’re going to do any Windows Store development, you’ll need to shift a few paradigms in how you code – and how you test. There are hundreds of webcasts and blogs detailing Windows Store programming, but I want to explore testing Windows Store apps. The Summary (or, TL;DR) There’s ok news and bad news. The good news is you can test ...
Testing
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In Test Case Manager, you can open a test run that has failed and set the Failure and Resolution types for the failure. I’ve had a lot of customers ask me if it’s possible to customize the lists. Up until now, the answer has been no. However, in the middle of a bunch of improvements released in the CTPs of QU2 (Quarterly Update 2), Brian Harry mentioned that it is now possible to customize the ...
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Arguably one of the best features of TFS is Lab Management. I loved Lab Management in TFS 2010, even though it was a real pain to set up. There were a lot of moving parts and setup was tricky, but once you got SCVMM configured the rest was magic. TFS 2012 improved Lab Management in three very significant ways: If you don’t have SCVMM, you can still benefit from Lab Management by using Standard ...