Testing regulation storms with the good ship BDD specflow

Behavioral Driven Development is becoming more critical as the expectations for software quality and fit for purpose are increasingly regulated by State, Federal and International entities.  I was introduced to SpecFlow while working with customers who need to meet SOX compliance, remain highly agile and prove that they have automated tests enforcing the compliance.  This…


Improving the responsiveness of critical scenarios by updating auto load behavior for extensions

[Update – October 10,2018] Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 will notify users when an extension is being synchronously auto-loaded. The extension will load and work as normal. Users can see which installed extensions are at risk of not functioning in Visual Studio 2019, 16.1 by doing the following: Open a “Developer Command Prompt for VS…


Výhodný pronájem Visual Studia

Visual Studio Cloud Subscriptions je nový způsob, jak lze výhodně pronajmout DevTest infrastrukturu, IDE nástroje, DevOps prostředí a získat další služby. Vývojářské nástroje jsou nejstarší softwarovou skupinou, kterou společnost Microsoft prodává. Za čtyřicet roků se od prvního interpretu jazyka Basic mnohé změnilo, prodejní modely hlavního vývojářského balíku Visual Studio v posledních deseti letech zůstávaly stejné….


Should I Use Visual Studio 2017 or VS Code For My Next Angular Application?

This post on using Visual Studio to develop Angular applications comes to us from Premier Developer consultant Wael Kdouh. I engage with a lot of our customers that work on Angular applications and I frequently get asked the following question: Should we use Visual Studio 2017 or VS Code for our next application? The short…


Web Test Plug-in for Authentication

In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Monu Bambroo gives us a step-by-step overview of how to add Authentication into your Web Performance and Load Test with Visual Studio. Web and Load testing are an essential part of application life cycle management. Within Visual Studio, we provide a great template to do…


On Prem IIS Web Application Deployment using VSTS RM vNext

In his latest blog entry, Premier Developer Consultant Monu Bambroo demonstrates the new Visual Studio Team Services Release Management vNext tool for on premise deployments.  Here’s a quick peek at the blog, be sure to click the link at the end for the detailed step-by-step tutorial! Modern Lifecycle Development requires teams to be agile and…