TFS 2010 Coded UI Test Basic User Guide Is Published

יוני 29, 2010

I am glad to announce that the TFS 2010 Coded UI Test Basic User Guide Is finally done 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!!!

Microsoft Released a Patch For Cut/Copy “Insufficient Memory” Issue In Visual Studio 2010

יוני 28, 2010

There is an issue with VS 2010 that shows an incorrect message: "Insufficient available memory to meet the expected demands of an operation at this time, possibly due to virtual address space fragmentation. Please try again later." When you try to Cut or Copy code. If you run with this issue there is a release of a patch that can be downloaded in the following link: All you need to do is download and install it. Note: In case of a real memory problem this patch will do nothing, it will only solve the problem of false memory errors. Have Fun!!!
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WCF Unit and Performance Testing With Visual Studio 2010 Help Tool

יוני 23, 2010

Good news for WCF developers and testers, the tool that was released for Visual Studio 2008 that is generating automatic unit tests for WCF is now available for Visual Studio 2010. I can tell you that it made my life easier using it in Visual Studio 2008 and I believe that it will with the Visual Studio 2010 too… You can download it from codeplex: Main Functionality List: Replay of captured scenario in a unit test that can be included in a load test. Support for the DataContractSerializer. Support for message contracts. ASMX support (beta) Support for proxies generated using svcutil. Support...
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Restoring TFS 2010 – My Personal Impression

יוני 17, 2010

Today is the first time I am restoring TFS 2010. I have restored plenty of TFS 2005 and TFS 2008 and I am exiting, can’t wait to start the process. First thing I am doing is finding good instructions for the process. I have restored the Databases from the Backup machine to a folder on the TFS machine. I am about to restore the data to a machine with the same name, very simple installation all in a single machine. The process I am following is: I am logged in to the server with tfssetup that is a local administrator and with it I...
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Visual studio Power Tools Pro

יוני 15, 2010

The Power Tools is an easy way to deliver additional functionality easily. Microsoft has now released Power Tools for Visual Studio users that makes life easy. A set of extensions to Visual Studio Professional (and above) which improves developer productivity. You can download it here and the best part is that its free. What are we going to see there? (Take from the Product Description) Tab Well UI Scrollable tabs Maintain spatial consistency of the documents that are included in the document well. Vertical tabs Document tabs are shown vertically, allowing you to fit more tabs than are normally visible when shown horizontally. Pinned tabs...
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Red X Problem On Work Items In TFS 2010 RTM

יוני 14, 2010

There is a Bug in TFS 2010 that shows a Red X On the Work Items tab in Team Explorer. The Work Items become unavailable and when trying to get thru the Web Access you will get an error. Microsoft will probably release a patch to solve it soon but until then… What happened? It seems that the problem is being created from the queries section, when configuring Work Items we change or delete fields. When you load your Team Explorer the project refreshes, the Work Item tab refreshes the queries too and when it finds changes in fields it just stops and we...

Work Item Groups In TFS

יוני 10, 2010

One very nice feature came with TFS 2010 that almost no one knows is the Work Item Groups. In TFS 2010 you can define group of Work Item Types and filter work items using that group, for example lets take different Work Items for requirements: System Requirements and Detailed Requirements. What I like to do is query all the requirements in the system, all I need to do is filter by the group: Requirements. In order to change the categories you will need to export them to an XML file, change the categories and import them back to the server. In order...

Coded UI Test Demo – Video Hebrew

יוני 1, 2010

I have recorded a video demoing the Coded UI Test, I have put a lot of effort making it short and informative. I have recorded the video in Hebrew, I hope to upload an English version soon… This demo is based on a Coded UI Test User guide I have published in English, the first post of the guide is:  "Visual Studio 2010 Coded UI Test User Guide - Introduction" You can download the video from the following link: I have also uploaded the video to YouTube you can watch it here: Have Fun!!!