Jason Barile - Testing Testing

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August, 2006

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About Jason Barile

I'm a Principal Test Manager for Visual Studio at Microsoft. I currently work on the F12 developer toolbar in IE as well as other tools features in VS for JavaScript development.  Prior to this I was a Test Manager for Visual Studio Team Foundation Server and a Test Lead/Tester in the Windows Shell. 

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    Partitioning: Sharepoint vs. Version Control

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    In a private reply to my recent post on TFS Partitioning , someone raised the question of team site partitioning. Basically, the question is: what should my team store in Version Control and what should we store in the Team Portal (Sharepoint)? The...
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    Tiny TFS

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    Martin Woodward displays his miniature TFS Proxy (and some impresive download speeds), and Dave Glover shows us his tiny TFS server . Nice!
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    Partitioning Mechanisms in TFS

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    In our discussions with Customer A this week, we focused for quite a while on the differences between the various work partitioning mechanisms in TFS: areas, iterations, and source control organization. At a high level, you can think about them this way...
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    Team Project granularity

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    I'm just 1 day into my road trip , and already I've had some enlightening moments. For example, make darn sure you get a luggage claim ticket when you check in. :) In our meetings with customer A today, we learned they had started down the path of...
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    VSTS webcasts galore

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    I've seen a great mix of basic and advanced questions posted in our MSDN forums lately. Some of these topics are covered in detail in our on-demand MSDN webcasts available here: Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Power in Simplicity . If you're not familiar...
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    Road trip!

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    I'm about to embark on 2 weeks of customer visits over the next 3 weeks. I'm really looking forward to the opportunity to see how real enterprise customers are using Team Foundation Server. As I go through the visits, I'll try to blog about my experiences...
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    Sparx EA v6.5 to include TFS source control support

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    On August 6th, Sparx Systems announced a beta of version 6.5 of Sparx Enterprise Architect . Among the numerous new features is support for Team Foundation Server source control as a version control provider. Sparx already includes supoprt for SCC and...
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    TFS Administration Guide and Walkthroughs

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    Recently in the TFS Administration Forums , I've seen several posts about topics that are actually fairly well docmented on MSDN. So it occurred to me that maybe people don't know about these docs. Here's a direct link to the root level folder of the...
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    Teamprise 2.0 preview

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    Martin Woodward just blogged a nice preview of the upcoming Teamprise v2.0. If you're not familiar with Teamprise, it's a multi-platform client for Team Foundation Server. They even have a universal binary format for the Mac (runs on Intel + PowerPC Macs...
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    What's an SDET?

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    Here's a post someone just showed me by Scott Louvau in June 2005 that may give you more insight into what the SDET role at Microsoft is all about. http://blogs.msdn.com/scottlo/archive/2005/06/29/434121.aspx Scott touches on a few key points about...
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