When it comes to processes that can take manual labor out of development, build automation immediately springs into mind. In the world of Team Foundation Server, organizations using the product can use a wide set of functionality. This includes not only build automation, but also automating a complete set of virtual machines to help with testing. This fifth installment of the Microsoft ALM series explores these two options.
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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 is a versatile solution for professional software development and application lifecycle management. One of the feature sets supports automated unit testing and load testing of your .NET framework applications. Read on to learn how Microsoft Visual Studio and TFS can help you with your testing needs.
Work items are an integral part of Team Foundation Server. In this third part of the Microsoft ALM series, you will learn about the possibilities work items can give to your development team. You will also learn when work items are useful and when you might not need them at all.
Source code management and version control are topics that can lead to heated discussions over the best solution. However one thing is clear: everyone needs version control. Even a developer working alone can benefit from a working solution. In this second part of the Microsoft ALM series, the focus is on Team Foundation Server's version control capabilities.
Microsoft has been talking about Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) at least half a decade, and has had a software solution since 2005. Now, the product is easily approachable by everyone, including the lone developer. But what is the Microsoft ALM solution and why is it useful?
Windows Phone 7 (WP7) allows applications to use files and persistent storage when no direct file system access is allowed. Learn to use the WP7's Isolated Storage class to make your applications better.