Enabling code coverage on TFS 2012—it’s easy

I’m so used to editing test settings to enable code coverage in TFS, that I was surprised how easy it is in TFS 2012. First, inside Visual Studio 2012, code coverage is enabled by default. Those settings go with the unit test explorer, so they rely more on the “runsettings” file—if you even have one….

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Atlanta Cloud OS and Visual Studio Launch.

I presented a couple of sessions at the Atlanta Cloud OS Launch event—on the “Modern Application Lifecycle” and on DevOps. The Modern Application Lifecycle presentation was high-level, and went over what a modern app is, the timelines for modern “Systems of Engagement” applications, and the application lifecycle that supports them. I believe Matt Nunn recorded…

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Atlanta Code Camp Slides

I’ve posted my Tips and Tricks slides from Saturday’s session at http://sdrv.ms/KlpvDF. Hope you enjoy them! Also, Zain Naboulsi has a lot of tips for Visual Studio 2010 at https://channel9.msdn.com/Niners/VSTips.


Visual Studio 11 Roadshow

Next week, I’ll be presenting at two half-day events—one in Alpharetta, Georgia on Tuesday, and one in Durham, North Carolina on Thursday. If you’re a IT manager or decision maker, a project manager on software projects, a professional developer, or a tester, there should be something at the event for you. The presentation will be…


Getting a successful Visual Studio 10 Team Build when Visual Studio 11 is installed locally

I was trying to build a project with the Azure SDK, and the team build was breaking because it couldn’t find the Azure MSBuild targets. Precisely, I was getting this error: The imported project "C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v11.0\Windows Azure Tools\1.6\Microsoft.WindowsAzure.targets" was not found. Confirm that the path in the <Import> declaration is correct, and that the…