Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio ALM MVP Mohamed Radwan
Automating Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013 Backlog
In this blog post I will show a PowerShell script that automates a comprehensive customization for TFS 2013 Backlog.
The script perform the following:
So you will need to perform the following steps to work with that script:
By going to the exported folder “C:\Exported” and start compare files before and after using any comparing tool like WinMerge as the following:
In the Categories.xml file we will find that the script performed the following:
In the ProcessConfig.xml file we will find that the script performed the following:
The previous configuration reflected on the project as the following
The Custom Bug added to the Requirements Backlog in the Add Panel
About the author
Mohamed Radwan is a Visual Studio ALM MVP and Senior ALM Consultant focusing on providing solutions for the various roles involved in software development and delivery to enable them build better software using Agile Methodologies and Microsoft Visual Studio ALM Tools & Technologies.
Mohamed excels in software practices and automation with 12+ years of professional experience spanning the different stages and phases of the Software Development Lifecycle. Follow him on Twitter
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