We are pleased to announce the third major release of ALM Readiness Treasure Map v3 to the Windows Store.

Greetings fellow pirates!  The ship has now sailed on v3 of the ALM Readiness Treasure Map!  We're excited to share this new version with you, as we have included the ability to update the content dynamically.  Therefore, when new ALM-related content is released to the public, the map can be updated without having to update the entire application.  Please go here and download it from the Windows Store. We also learned a lot about Application Insights and were hoping to publish v3 with that monitoring enabled, but unfortunately we discovered a potential race condition bug.  This has been escalated! We will publish an update to v3 and then release the source code for v3 on CodePlex once resolved.
Thanks for your continued interest in the Treasure Map.  If you find it useful, please go vote for it on the UserVoice web site to make sure that we can keep enhancing it to make it the best way to follow Microsoft's ALM guidance.
Arrr!”,
Robert Bernstein (captain of the ship). Island with a palm tree

Visit http://aka.ms/vsartmaptoc for an aggregation of blog posts, reference URLS and announcements for this adventurous project.

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NOTE: The sample code has not yet been published as we are investigating a AI bug.

verify you are running the latest

Ensure you are running v3.0.0.4 or higher, as there are known gremlins in earlier v3 ALPHAs and BETAs.
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the team

A special THANK YOU to the team of ALM Rangers who volunteered their personal time and contributed their real-world experience to deliver this solution. Find their details on the Settings –> About page:
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what’s next?

At this point the team and project is re-entering service mode, which means that the AI and other critical bugs will be addressed, but no new features (yet). Please vote on UserVoice if you believe the team should create another version.

please send candid feedback!

We can’t wait to hear from you, and learn more about your experience using the add-in. Here are some ways to connect with us:

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  • Ask a question on the respective CodePlex discussion forum.
  • Contact me on my blog.