Introduction To CodedUI and Microsoft Test Manager – Developer Academy 4

28/02/2010

Introduction To CodedUI and Microsoft Test Manager – Developer Academy 4 is around the corner, I’m going to talk about one of the most amazing features in Visual Studio 2010 – Testing, or should I say – Super Advanced and Easy Automation Ability. In my session I’ll talk about CodedUI Testing, Data Adapters (off course how to create a custom adapter) and a lot more cool stuff, and short demo on CodedUI success story from Intel. So if you want to hear about the future of testing visit Developer Academy...

TFS API Part 22 – Create Link Between Work Item (Parent, Child etc…)

27/02/2010

TFS API Part 22 – Create Link Between Work Item (Parent, Child etc…) I got couple of question regarding Custom Link Types in TFS 2010, as you know one of the most important features in 2010 is new Link and Hierarchy capability. In this post I’ll show and give a demo application on how to create custom link type through TFS API. Download Demo Project Step 1: Create Project and Add Reference Create an WPF/WinForm application and add the following references:      Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client.dll ...

TFS 2010 Work Item Link Types

TFS 2010 Work Item Link Types Couple of post before I talked about the new Links available in Team System 2010 - VSTS 2010 – Work Item Relations (Visual). Here is more details on Link Types in Team System 2010. Network: You can use network links to create basic relationships between work items that are non-restrictive. The link is the same at both end points. Circular relationships are allowed. ...

VS 2010 RC Intellisense Crash Issue – Patch

24/02/2010

VS 2010 RC Intellisense Crash Issue – Patch Over the last week I had one big problem with Visual Studio 2010 RC, while writing code in visual studio and used the Intellisense VS crashed. Before I reinstall Visual Studio 2010 RC I found out that Patch available for this problem, You can download and run it here. This Fix is not just for crashes with the VS 2010 RC, also if you have a tablet, multi-touch, screen-reader or external devices attached (including Wacom tablets, phones/ipods, and others that connect via USB). ...

TFS 2010 RC Power Tools are Available!

23/02/2010

TFS 2010 RC Power Tools are Available! Brain Harry just post that Power Tools for TFS RC are available for download from here: Power Tools MSSCCI Provider Please make sure you uninstall any previous VS 2010 versions of the Power Tools before installing these.  They should work side by side with the VS 2008 Power Tools though. Full Post

TFS API Part 21: Delete Work Item using WorkItemStore (Demo Application)

19/02/2010

TFS API Part 21: Delete Work Item using WorkItemStore Over the last weeks I heard couple of times a fast way to delete work items from Visual Studio 2010, so in this post I’ll show how to build a simple Delete Work Item application using WorkItemStore. *** Deleting Work Item Action Is Not Recoverable ***   Download Demo Project Create WinForm or WPF application project and add the following reference: First add reference for      Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client.dll (C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\ReferenceAssemblies\v2.0\Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client.dll)      Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client.dll...

HowTo: Upgrade CodedUI Test From Beta 2 To RC

14/02/2010

HowTo: Upgrade CodedUI Test From Beta 2 To RC If you have created CodedUI Test in Visual Studio Team System 2010 Beta 2 and you upgrade Visual Studio to RC than you have a problem. This is because Microsoft changed specialized classes like HtmEdit, WinWindow, WpfButton and more and have been added them to the product, instead of generate UserControls file. Take Notice UserControls will be not add to the project any more!!! Awesome! You will see that Beta 2 CodedUI Test are no longer compiling under RC version, Do worry you can...

TFS API Part 20: Bye TeamFoundationServer and Welcome TfsTeamProjectCollection

11/02/2010

TFS API Part 20: Bye TeamFoundationServer and Welcome TfsTeamProjectCollection In my last post I talked about Upgrade Team System Beta 2 To RC – Smooth and the amazing performance improvement in Visual Studio. Trying to compile a old TFS utility with Visual Studio RC, I found out the TeamFoundationServer class is obsolete, The replacement is TfsTeamProjectCollection or TfsConfigurationServer classes to talk to a 2010 Team Foundation Server. In order to talk to a 2005 or 2008 Team Foundation Server use the TfsTeamProjectCollection class. public TfsTeamProjectCollection(RegisteredProjectCollection projectCollection); ...

Test Manager 2010 (RC) – What’s New

Test Manager 2010 (RC) – What’s New In my last post I’ve talked about how to upgrade you TFS - Upgrade Team System Beta 2 To RC – Smooth, I didn’t post anything about how to upgrade Visual Studio Beta2 to RC, because all you need to do is uninstall Beta 2 and Install the RC.(If you used Beta 2 Modeling projects take a look at this post - Visual Studio 2010 RC – Unable To Load Modeling Project From Beta 2). So what’s new in RC: 1. Speed Speed Speed, Microsoft did...

Visual Studio 2010 RC – Unable To Load Modeling Project From Beta 2

Visual Studio 2010 RC – Unable To Load Modeling Project From Beta 2 After upgrading to Visual Studio RC I was unable to open Modeling project that were created in Visual Studio Beta 2. There is a very quick workaround to solve this issue by modifying the modelproj file. There are only three actions need to be done: 1. Backup your projects. 2. Open modelproj file and change the version to 1.0.0.0 (0.3.0.0) and attribute name from TeamArchitect to ArchitectureTools 3. Define the new path where Modeling project targets are placed. 4....