How To Configure Build Services To A Specific TFS 2010 Collection

ינואר 25, 2010

In TFS 2010 we use collections, collections act as different “Servers” that the team can use in order to create separation between different groups of projects. The build services can service one collection at a time. In order to change the collection that  the Build Services is servicing do the following: Step 1: Launch the “Team Foundation Administration Console” Step 2: Choose the “Team Foundation Build Configuration” menu item You can see the collection that is being served at point 1. Step 3: Stop the build service. (Point 2) Sep 4: Click on the build “Properties” option Step 5: In the properties window click...

How To Connect To The TFS 2010 With Team Explorer 2008

ינואר 19, 2010

Many users don’t like to work with the Visual Studio 2010 because it is still a Beta or just because they are not ready to upgrade there Visual Studio yet but still they like to use the TFS 2010. Microsoft has release a forward compatibility update that lets Team Explorer 2008 with SP1 connect to the TFS 2010, the compatibility installation file can be downloaded from here. After you install the compatibility add-in launch the Visual Studio 2008 and follow the steps: Step 1: Open the Team Explorer by clicking its icon Step 2: Click the plus icon    Step 3: Click the...

LESS Is More When It Comes To Software Performance Testing

ינואר 17, 2010

Lately I here many people talk about the need for Performance Testing. It seems that Performance Testing gets a lot of popularity based on the “Need For Speed” of the customers, people today don’t like to wait…  In this post I will talk about the most common types of Performance Testing. I will start with LESS Approach, Less is the initials of: Load, Endurance, Stress and Spike. Load Testing The test target is to check that the system can handle expected load of users doing different scenarios in the system. Lets take for example two scenarios in a blog: User that knows the URL to a...
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TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Create New Work Items Out Of An Existing Work Items

ינואר 11, 2010

This post is the Fifth post out of Five that builds the TFS 2010 Work Items Basic Guide. See the first post: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Introduction” I have already published regarding the creation of new Work Items: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Create New Work Items”, about the Work Item Links: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Work Item Link Types” and about creating and using queries: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Create And Use Queries” On this post I will talk about creating Work Items out of...

Creating A Coded UI Test From A Manual Recording In TFS 2010

ינואר 7, 2010

The question that I am being asked a lot is: “In my Plan Settings I am recording the test steps of my manual tests, what can I do with the Coded UI recording that is created?” The answer to this question is simple, you can easily create Coded UI tests and change them to suit your automation test effort based on these recordings. How to create a Coded UI test out of an existing recording? Step 1: Create or open a Test Project Step 2: Add a new Coded UI Test Step 3: In the window that Pops Up choose: “Use an existing...

TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Create And Use Queries

This post is the Forth post out of Five that builds the TFS 2010 Work Items Basic Guide. See the first post: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Introduction” I have already published posts regarding the creation of new Work Items: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Create New Work Items” and about the Work Item Links: “TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide – Work Item Link Types” On this post I will talk about Queries. In order to see the Work Items you have entered to the Team System you will need to create a "Search", the...