More Free TFS 2010 and Visual Studio 2010 Webcasts available in June and July!

Testing SharePoint - Functional and Performance Testing for SharePoint based applications using Visual Studio 2010

June 29, 2011

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST)

During this free one hour webcast we will we'll demonstrate the SharePoint specific testing capabilities of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server.

More and more SharePoint is being leveraged as an application platform within organizations for both internal and external systems. Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 include features specifically designed for testing SharePoint based development efforts.

· Discover new Unit Testing features designed for use in SharePoint projects

· Witness the use of IntelliTrace for advanced debugging of SharePoint for both developers and testers to help find root cause and create actionable bugs

· See how Microsoft Test Manager can be used to manage testing efforts for SharePoint based applications

· Experience creation of Coded-UI automation for testing SharePoint based apps

· Learn how to create Performance Tests in Visual Studio 2010’s Web Test recorder with functionality specifically designed to deal with SharePoint GUIDs and other characteristics of the platform

· Learn best practices for testing SharePoint 2010 using Visual Studio

SCRUM and Microsoft ALM: Using Team Foundation Server 2010 and the Microsoft SCRUM Process Template

July 6, 2011

3:00pm – 4:00pm (EST)

During this free one hour webcast we will demonstrate the capabilities and use of the new Microsoft SCRUM MSFT template for Team Foundation Server 2010.

In 2010 Microsoft released a template for Team Foundation Server 2010 Team Projects designed for use in the SCRUM development methodology. This free template enables organizations practicing SCRUM or a variant thereof to manage TFS Team Projects with minimal customization.

· Discover the features on the new MSFT SCRUM template and how they could help your Application Lifecycle Management process

· Learn the new work item types included in the SCRUM template such as Sprint and Impediment

· Explore the differences between the SCRUM template and the traditional MSFT Agile template

· See the new workflow included in the template and how it fosters the use of this template for true SCRUM methodology

· See the new reports included in the template for SCRUM projects

· Witness the creation of a SCRUM Team Project and a scenario for use

Customizing Team Foundation Server 2010 Team Projects - Make TFS work for you

July 13, 2011

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST)

During this free one hour webcast we will demonstrate the customization capabilities for Team Foundation Server 2010. Team Foundation Server 2010 has a vast array of options for customizing templates, work item types, fields, workflow, reports, notifications, security, builds and more. To implement these options, several tools and techniques are applied. Customizing TFS allows an organization to make the tool work for their specific software development and testing process, rather than having to modify processes to use the tool.

· Imagine fully customizing Team Foundation Server to work with your Application Lifecycle Management process

· Discover the points of customization within TFS

· Learn how to create a custom process template and use this as the basis for your team projects

· Explore custom work item types and learn how to create and share them across projects

· See the creation of new fields on work item forms

· Witness the capabilities to make fields dynamic using workflow and the Process Explorer

· See custom build workflow in action

· Customize alerts to suit your needs for this collaborative environment

Team Foundation Server 2010 Power Tools: An Overview

July 20, 2011

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST)

During this free one hour webcast we will demonstrate and outline the features contained in the Team Foundation Server 2010 Power Tools package. Power Tools have traditionally been the way Microsoft adds incremental functionality to Team Foundation Server. Keeping up with the capabilities and implementing Power Tools can give your organization that critical piece of functionality you need to improve efficiency and accomplish your Application Lifecycle Management goals. This presentation outlines the new features included in the initial and September 2010 release of TFS Power Tools.

· See the new Alerts Explorer for customizing alerts based on TFS events

· Explore the new backup power tool and restore wizard for backing up the critical database components of TFS 2010 and restoring via a GUI

· Learn how to apply the Best Practices Analyzer to help create the most efficient TFS ALM process

· Imagine the ability to create additional Check-In Policies with the Check-In policy pack

· Use the Process Explorer to explore and customize project workflow

· See enhancements to Team Explorer including labels and wildcards

· Witness the capabilities of the new Team Foundation Server command line power tool in action

· Explore new PowerShell cmdlets, Windows Shell Extensions and Work Item types

Comments (2)
  1. Dave Shaw says:

    Do you know if there is anyway to view these webcasts offline?


  2. We have asked that future webcasts be recorded.  Unfortunately this company chose not to record this series.  Sorry 🙁  If you search the MSDN archives, you may find some similar ones already recorded there:…/ondemand.mspx

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