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  • Blog Post: Get Application Performance Counters of your choice during load runs with Visual Studio Online

    Goal of a load testing activity is to identify and fix performance bottlenecks. Visual Studio Online integrates Cloud Load Testing with Application Insights to give deep insights into performance and diagnostics data of your application which dramatically decreases the discovery and resolution of any...
  • Blog Post: CodeLens Team Indicators - Processing Pipeline

    Introduction CodeLens is a heads-up display in your Visual Studio Editor where you can find information about your code in-context. See this MSDN article for an introduction to CodeLens - Get history and other info about your code . You can use the CodeLens Indicators to quickly identify the changes...
  • Blog Post: How to configure Team Foundation Server with Release Management

      Release Management for Visual Studio 2013 (RM) is tightly integrated with TFS. In order to communicate with TFS, RM uses a service account to access different functionality of TFS. Here are the necessary minimal permissions that the account must have. If possible, to keep things simple, we recommend...
  • Blog Post: How to debug Release Management components

      Enable logs on Microsoft Deployment Agent: The first and most easy way to debug why an action/component is failing is to open the logs available through the deployment step of your release within Release Management (RM) client. To do this, open your release, access the View Log section, click...
  • Blog Post: Configuring Release Management to work across untrusted domains

    There are times when you will want Release Management (RM) to interact with machines that are not part of the same domain. This post details the steps required to configure RM to work across untrusted domains.   Configuring the Microsoft Deployment Agent   Follow these steps to configure the...
  • Blog Post: Start learning the concepts of DevOps & Release Management

    This blog post has moved to ALM Rangers blog on http://aka.ms/vsarNews4 , where we introduce the solution in combination with the upcoming the Patterns & Practices book “Building a Release Pipeline with TFS ” – it’s a great way to start learning the concepts of DevOps &...
  • Blog Post: Performance and Diagnostics Hub in Visual Studio 2013

    Update: this blog post has been updated for Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 – enjoy! If you attended our Build conference or watched some of the videos, you may have seen some of the new profiling tools and our Performance and Diagnostics hub . This blog post will provide an overview of the hub and the various...
  • Blog Post: XAML UI Responsiveness tool in Visual Studio 2013

    (Posting for a team mate and friend Pratap Lakshman) From the perspective of interaction-performance applications need to be “fast” and “fluid” - fast to launch, to navigate between pages, to react to changes in orientation, and fluid in scrolling, in panning and in animations...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Cloud-based Load Testing with Team Foundation Service

    Update: As announced with Visual Studio 2013 launch, cloud based load testing with Visual studio Online is in Commercial Preview. This is open to all Visual Studio Online users. You can read more about it here Performance and load testing is a very important part of the application lifecycle. You’d...
  • Blog Post: Enabling Tracing and HtmlLogger in Coded UI Test

    Enabling HtmlLogger & Tracing in Coded UI Test There have been a few changes in Visual Studio 2012 how Coded UI Test are run & how to enable logging. Now we can have both .NET v4.0 & v4.5 type Coded UI Test projects. Note this is an extension to previous blog on enabling tracing for...
  • Blog Post: ALM Rangers ship the new Branching and Merging Guide v2.1

    We are pleased to announce that we have released the new Branching and Merging Guide using the new ALM Rangers documentation style as discussed in ALM Rangers – Raising the Quality Bar for Documentation (Part 2) .   For more information on this project, please visit the Codeplex project. Please...
  • Blog Post: Customizable Process Guidance for VS ALM 2012

    Customizable process guidance is now available for each of the default process templates that VS ALM Team Foundation Server provides. You can download and unzip these files, modify them to support your team processes, and redirect the process guidance link to your customized content. For downloads...
  • Blog Post: Choosing the Right Tool for the Task to Manage Projects, Collaborate, and Monitor Progress in Visual Studio ALM

    If you are using Visual Studio TFS 2013, you can find this level of information in the following topic: Choose the Team Foundation client to support your tasks . In Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 you have a number of tools to perform some familiar tasks as well as excercise new tasks. In...
  • Blog Post: Introducing an Integrated Work Item Field Reference for Visual Studio ALM and TFS

    Have you ever wanted a single place to see what all the fields are that are defined in Team Foundation Server? Well now you can. Here are two new resources you can use to look up a definition and quickly see which fields are written to the relational database and which are stored in the Analysis...
  • Blog Post: Work Item Field Attributes - What You Can and Can't Change

    As a project administrator, you may need to modify a field that's being used in your team project. This post provides a quick reference as to what you can and can't change and how you make the change. Attributes That You Can Change Across a Team Project Collection Here are the attributes that you...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to Visual Studio 2012 ALM Rangers Readiness “Wave”

    JasonZ announced the Visual Studio 2012 RTM, which triggered a final SIM ultaneous- SHIP ping event for the Visual Studio ALM Rangers Readiness solutions wave ALM Ranger Solutions Find the latest list of all ALM Ranger solutions here and a list of all ALM Ranger projects on CodePlex here . For...
  • Blog Post: Using the IntelliTrace Standalone Collector Remotely

    This post pertains to the IntelliTrace Standalone Collector, a new feature associated with Visual Studio 2012. The Standalone Collector allows you to collect IntelliTrace logging information on one machine (e.g. a production server) and analyze the log on another machine (e.g. the dev machine in your...
  • Blog Post: Quick Response Sample – Command line utility to manage Team Foundation Server Teams and Users

    Q uick R esponse samples provide information directly from Visual Studio ALM Rangers working with the Microsoft Visual Studio Product Group, in response to feature gaps to supplement the product and knowledge base information. Issue The Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server VM Factory automation...
  • Blog Post: ALM Rangers – Quick Reference Guidance Downloads for Visual Studio 2012 RC refreshed

    We have just refreshed Visual Studio ALM Quick Reference Guidance download package for Visual Studio 2012 RC, after we noticed package file corruptions. Get the latest and greatest content, which includes 23 quick reference posters / sheets and 1 video from here: Here are a few examples:    ...
  • Blog Post: New article and the latest list of articles published by the ALM Rangers

    The Visual Studio ALM Rangers are actively contributing to MSDN Flash Newsletter , MSDN magazine and other publications. Here is a handy list of the latest articles published in MSDN magazine and CodeProject : Title Publication Channel Publication Date Migrating from an On-Premise Team Foundation Server...
  • Blog Post: Very nice video about what's new in Visual Studio 11 Dependency Graphs

    After Esther who explained how to Visualize Code with Visual Studio 11 Beta last week, Chris blogged this week-end about What's new in Visual Studio 11 Dependency Graph Features . He has recorded a great video ( WMV 17mb , MP4 14mb ), going through the main features: demonstrating the interest of the...
  • Blog Post: Visualize Code with Visual Studio 11 Beta

    Remember the last time you worked with unfamiliar code? It can seem like it takes forever to understand how to change it and even longer to see the potential impact. What if you had a picture that shows how the code is organized and gives you more information about how changes might affect it? Good...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to Visual Studio 11 ALM Rangers Readiness Beta “Wave”

    JasonZ announced the Visual Studio 11 Beta, which triggered a SIM ultaneous- SHIP ping event for the Visual Studio ALM Rangers . Updated: 2012-04-13. Changes marked with //date – change token. I am happy to announce that the Visual Studio 11 ALM Rangers Readiness Beta “ Gig ” solutions are now available...
  • Blog Post: Coded UI Test and Microsoft Test Manager Survey

    Have you used Visual Studio 2010 Test Tools - Coded UI Test or Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) in your project(s)? If so, we would like to hear your experience with these features. Let us know what you think by taking the Coded UI / Microsoft Test Manager Survey . Thanks! Shubhra Maji – Visual...
  • Blog Post: Storyboarding with PowerPoint - Short Videos to Get You Started

    We’ve created a few videos to help you quickly get started with PowerPoint Storyboarding. Each video lasts between 1 and 2 minutes. Note : We’ve made a few updates to the Storyboarding tool since these videos were made (specifically we’ve removed the Animation section on the Storyboarding...
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