This blog post aggregates all the blog posts that relate to the ALM Readiness Treasure Map initiative, presenting a unified “map” for the project announcements, sample solutions, research and training, feature and other gems delivered by the team.

What’s happening?

The team has shipped 3 and is now in service mode, awaiting your candid feedback.  See http://aka.ms/vsarNews16 for the latest announcement.

General URLs

Useful reference sites

 Rainbow Project announcements (most recent posts listed first)

Sun CodePlex home http://vsarguidance.codeplex.com
Island with a palm tree Paper maps http://aka.ms/vsartmap
Computer Windows Store App http://aka.ms/vsartmapapp
Light bulbThis TOC http://aka.ms/vsartmaptoc

Team Member Post URLs (most recent  posts listed first)

Note Blog post

School Category

Boy Pirate

The Rangers Treasure Map Updating System Development Robert MacLean
Using Application Insights with an existing Windows Store App Investigations Gordon Beeming
The ship is leaving port for the open seas Project Status Robert Bernstein
Robert Project Status Robert Bernstein
Robert shows us what was involved to upgrade the ALM Treasure Map for Windows 8.1 Development Robert MacLean
Pirate Songs by Alestorm Fun  
Rangers Treasure Map v2.1: Snap re-invented Development Robert MacLean
ALM Readiness Treasure Map v2.1 and vNext Feature Triage Planning Willy-Peter Schaub
How to draw an ALM Readiness Treasure Map shipmate Fun Willy-Peter Schaub
ALM Readiness Treasure Map v2 about to be published! Project Status Robert Bernstein
Treasure Map under the bonnet (hood) #7 … Keeping Track Development Willy-Peter Schaub
Testing Treasure Map with MTM Testing Darren Rich
Everything in software development is a TOOL & NOTHING is a rule or a religion Development Robert MacLean
Treasure Map under the bonnet (hood) #6 … News Island Development Willy-Peter Schaub
Treasure Map under the bonnet (hood) #5 … Finishing touches, but not yet finished! Development Willy-Peter Schaub
Treasure Map under the bonnet (hood) #4 … Data Binding Development Willy-Peter Schaub
Retrofitting a Windows 8 Store Application with Unit Tests Part 1 Testing Darren Rich
Getting Unit Tests to the Cloud Testing Darren Rich
Unit testing internal static methods Testing Darren Rich
Treasure Map under the bonnet (hood) #3 … Windows 8 Layout Controls (Update) Development Willy-Peter Schaub
Treasure Map under the bonnet (hood) #2 … Windows 8 Styling Development Willy-Peter Schaub
Treasure Map under the bonnet (hood) #1 … Windows 8 Layout Controls Development Willy-Peter Schaub
Windows Store app Development snack: Compress your images! Development Robert MacLean
ALM Readiness Treasure Map Update–Tracking Progress Design Jeff Bramwell
Storing Windows 8 Store Apps binaries and debug symbols in Team Foundation Service Build, Deployment Mike Douglas
Be good, or be good at it Development Robert MacLean
ALM Readiness Treasure Map v2 – Show what we have for Sprint 10 (April) Sprint Retrospective Willy-Peter Schaub
ALM Readiness Treasure Map–Sharing refactored Design review Fabio Stawinski
Transparency & my first design notes                Design review Robert MacLean
What do you think of proposed User Experience (UX) ideas for ALM Readiness Treasure Map?                Design review Anisha Pindoria
A Treasure Hunt Through ALM Readiness                MSDN Magazine Entire crew
Windows 8 Introduction to XAML - Part 4                Technology Readiness Dave Crook
Windows 8 Introduction to XAML - Part 3                Technology Readiness Dave Crook
Windows 8 Intro to XAML - Part 2 and Intro to XAML Part 2 - Challenge Solution                           Technology Readiness Dave Crook
Windows 8 Introduction to XAML - part 1                Technology Readiness Dave Crook

Aggregators (team member specific)

Darren Rich http://darrenrich.blogspot.ca/search/label/vsarTreasureMap
Gordon Beeming http://31og.com/
Fabio Stawinski http://fabiostawinski.wordpress.com/category/alm/alm-readiness-treasure-map
Jeff Bramwell http://devmatter.blogspot.com/search/label/Pirates
Mike Douglas http://www.codesmartnothard.com/CategoryView,category,Rangers.aspx
Robert MacLean http://www.sadev.co.za/category/blog/treasuremap
Willy-Peter Schaub http://blogs.msdn.com/b/willy-peter_schaub/archive/tags/pirates

If you find anything we are not referencing and that should be on this page, then please contact us with the details.