TFS Build vNext

  • Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:11:40 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • TFS2015, Build vNext

The next version of Team Foundation Server has been announced quiet some time ago. In the RC version of Team Foundation Server as well as Visual Studio Online, there is a preview of the new build …

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VS 2015 – C# 6 and new IDE Features

  • Monday, May 4, 2015 11:57:57 AM
  • Marc Müller
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  • VS2015RC, C#

Last week during the //build/ conference, there has been a lot of announcements for the new version of Visual Studio, TFS as well as the new language feature and the compiler platform Roslyn. In this …

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Release and Sprint oriented Test Management with MTM

  • Thursday, October 2, 2014 1:43:00 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • MTM, Test Management

Microsoft Test Manager provides functionality to manage and execute test cases. In this blog post I’d like to focus on the possibilities of a release and sprint oriented test planning. We would like …

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Using Shared Projects for Unit- and Integration-Tests

  • Monday, September 15, 2014 12:50:00 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • Shared Code, Integration Tests

Since the last update, we now have the possibility to use Universal Apps to share code between a Windows Phone and the Store App. From a technical point of view, there are three projects involved …

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Assembly versioning during build with PowerShell

  • Monday, August 4, 2014 1:36:00 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • Build, PowerShell, Versioning

I’m often asked about how to implement the assembly versioning during build. Back in the days, we had special build workflow activities to do so. Since TFS is supporting PowerShell scripts for pre …

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Lab Workflow Manager (beta)

  • Thursday, July 3, 2014 1:11:00 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • Lab Workflow Manager, Lab Management, TFS2013. Tools

Having a large lab management setup can be quiet cumbersome to maintain in terms of managing lab workflow definitions in Visual Studio. Often, you would like to test your software in multiple …

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Custom Build Controller and Agent for Visual Studio Online

  • Monday, June 23, 2014 5:08:00 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • Visual Studio Online, Build

Visual Studio Online offers you a hosted build controller to build your projects directly in the cloud. With every Visual Studio Online account you will get 60 minutes of build time for free. If you …

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Analyzing CodedUI Tests with HtmlLogger

  • Monday, April 14, 2014 9:25:00 AM
  • Marc Müller
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  • CodedUI, HtmlLogger

Executing automated UI tests may result in bad performance or in a failed test because a UI element could not be found. So how we are going to analyze the automated UI test? The test execution engine …

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TFS 2013: TFVC vs. Git

  • Friday, November 8, 2013 5:09:00 PM
  • Marc Müller
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  • TFS2013, GIT

Since Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server support Git as a source control system, there are a lot of conversions going on about when to choose what version control system. TFS is an Application …

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Using Git from the command line

  • Friday, November 8, 2013 9:41:53 AM
  • Marc Müller
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  • VS2013, GIT

Visual Studio 2013 and TFS 2013 have both native support for Git. Not all advanced features are supported in the Visual Studio UI, so there might be some situations where you have to do this from …

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