Visual Studio 2010 Coded UI Test User Guide – Introduction

פברואר 25, 2010

In Visual Studio 2010 Microsoft has added the Coded UI Test. Back to history: In Visual Studio 2005 Microsoft presented the Tester Edition, it contained the following parts: Web Test Automation Test Performance Test Unit Test Something that should have been a Manual Test, it was word or text documents contained the Test Cases. Practically no one used it. In Visual Studio 2008 tester edition no significant changes has been made. In Visual Studio 2010 Microsoft added more parts to the Tester Edition and created a new tool for the Tester called Microsoft Test and Lab Management (MTLM). I will not get into all...

The Power Tools For The Team Explorer 2010 RC Are Now Available

פברואר 24, 2010

The Power Tools For the Team Explorer 2010 RC are available. you can download the Power Tools from here. I have installed the new Power Tools and it looks good!!! One thing that always surprise me in the Power Tools installation: In the installation process the progress bar move fast until it gets to “Removing Backup Files”, it looks like the process stuck, they have this bug since the Team Explorer 2008 October release and its there to stay. One of the new things they have done in this release of the Power Tools is update the BPA (Best Practice Analyzer) tool that...

Problem Installing Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Edition RC On Windows XP With Service Pack 3

There is a problem I have seen when installing Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Edition RC On Windows XP with SP3, the screen just disappears in the middle of the installation. At first I have seen it in one of my clients computers, the problem repeated itself on two computers both were Dell computers. What we did is upgrading the Windows version to windows 7 and the installation succeeded. Lately I am seeing the same problem on computers of different customers coming from different manufactures, same problem and same solution upgrade to Windows 7 and reinstall. Some more problems I have seen in the...

Delete TFS 2010 Work Items

פברואר 18, 2010

Many customers ask me about deleting Work Items from the TFS. Here is how to do it for TFS 2010: Step 1: Log-in to the TFS using a TFS administrator user. Step 2: Open a command line and go to: 32bit machine - “X:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common 7\IDE” 64bit machine - “X:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common 7\IDE” Step 3: Use the “witadmin.exe destroywi” command in the following way: witadmin.exe destroywi /Collection:http:\\:8080\tfs\ /id: you can add as many Work Item IDs as you like using for example 54,88,92 etc. You can disable the prompt message by using /noprompt. For deleting work items in TFS 2008...

TFS 2010 RC And Visual Studio 2010 RC Are Available To The Public

פברואר 13, 2010

From now on the TFS 2010 RC and Visual Studio 2010 RC are available to the public. The link to download is: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/dd582936.aspx Also after customers pressure to have Power Tools RC Brian Harry promised that it will be released by the end of next week no later than 02/19 so thank you Brian for the rescue. Have Fun!!!

TFS 2010 RC and Visual Studio 2010 RC Are Available

פברואר 10, 2010

The TFS 2010 Release Candidate and the Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate are now available to MSDN subscribers and in a few days they will be available to the public. I have already installed the TFS 2010 and the Team Explorer 2010, the installation was smooth but it is to early to give a feedback regarding the performance and changes made in the RC. If you decide to install it or to upgrade to the RC version take in account the following considerations: You will need to use the Server RC and the Client RC as well The Power tools for the RC...

Lets Talk About Chickens And Pigs (SCRUM)

פברואר 3, 2010

Yesterday I have talked with one of my customers that does SCRUM so I have asked him about the pigs and chickens in the company, he looked at me and asked What??? So lets talk about Chickens and Pigs… It started with a joke on a pig and a chicken: A pig and a chicken are walking down a road. The chicken looks at the pig and says, “Hey, why don’t we open a restaurant?” The pig looks back at the chicken and says, “Good idea, what do you want to call it?” The chicken thinks about it and says, “Why...
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SCRUM With TFS 2010 – My Presentation On Monday

Hello Everyone!!! On Monday 08/02/2010 I will present SCRUM with TFS 2010 in the ALM User Group. I will talk about the way TFS 2010 supports SCRUM process using Conchango’s Free Template. For more information and to save a sit follow this link: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032440602&culture=he-IL Looking forward to see you all… Have Fun!!!
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TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide Is Published

פברואר 1, 2010

I am glad to announce that the TFS 2010 Work Items Basic User Guide Is finally and available to download. I have worked hard to create this guide and I will be glad to hear what you think of it. It is available to download from the TFS Guides site. I will also like to know what other user guides you need. Have Fun!!!