Acceptance Testing Made Easy with F# and Canopy

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio ALM MVP Amir Barylko  Acceptance Testing Made Easy with F# and Canopy Why acceptance testing? Writing tests is part of our development cycle. Most teams I work with have some kind of testing in place. In most cases I found that the tests are a mix…


Friday Five – July 18, 2014

1. Getting Started with xUnit for Xamarin By Windows Platform Development MVP Oron Novotny 2. Windows boot time, explored in Powershell  By PowerShell MVP Carlo Mancini  3. Day 25: Personalizing Notifications By ASP.NET MVP James Chambers 4. Visual Studio/TFS 2013 Update 3–Release Candidate By Visual Studio ALM MVP Jeff Bramwell  5. OneNote as a Workshop Planning Tool  By One Note MVP Ben Schorr 


Automating Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013 Backlog

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio ALM MVP Mohamed Radwan Automating Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013 Backlog In this blog post I will show a PowerShell script that automates a comprehensive customization for TFS 2013 Backlog. The script perform the following: Export Categories.xml, ProcessConfig.xml, Bug.xml as CustomBug.xml and Feature.xml as Objective.xml Rename…


Friday Five – March 14, 2014

1. CloudSix API: add cloud storage support to your app in a nutshell      By Windows Phone Development MVP Rudy Huyn 2. What’s on the 2014 Roadmap for Microsoft Dynamics CRM?      By Dynamics CRM MVP Jukka Niiranen 3. Useful JavaScript to know when working with SharePoint Display Templates (#SPC3000)       By SharePoint MVP Corey…


Friday Five – January 17, 2014

1. Troubleshooting Name Resolution Issues on DirectAccess Clients By Enterprise Security MVP Richard Hicks 2. Creating a multi-site cluster in Windows Azure for Disaster Recovery  By Cluster MVP David Bermingham 3. Append Multiple Tables in Power Query By SharePoint MVP John White 4. Adventures in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Access Teams By Dynamics CRM  MVP Scott Sewell 5. Windows 8…


Git for TFS 2013

Editor’s note:  The following post was written by Visual Studio ALM MVP Esteban Garcia One of the great new features of TFS 2013 is the addition of Git as a source code repository.  Git is a Distributed Version Control System (DVCS) that has gained a lot of popularity in the past few years.  Git allows…


EventSource Improvements Include Better Diagnostics for Diagnostics

Editor’s note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. The following post was written by Visual Basic MVP Kathleen Dollard Many of the improvements in .NET 4.5.1 are tactical – they improve how you do what you’re already doing now. But a seemingly…


Viewing Your Code Through Visual Studio’s CodeLens

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio ALM MVP Richard Banks Viewing your code through Visual Studio’s CodeLens We’ve seen it all when it comes to code, right? Good code, bad code, code with tests, code without tests, clean code, spaghetti code and code that makes you scratch your head and wonder…


Friday Five – October 25, 2013

  1. TFS 2013 – What’s New in Web Test Management      By Visual Studio ALM MVP Anna Russo 2. Updating the Microsoft TFS 2012 and Project Server 2013 VM to TFS 2013      By Visual Studio ALM MVP Steve St. Jean 3. Managing DAG in Exchange Server 2013 – The Series      By Exchange…


Getting started with Coded UI Testing for your Windows 8.1 Store Apps

  Editor’s Note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from Visual Studio ALM MVP Mike Douglas which is the 30th in the series. I recently created and published my first Windows 8 Store application to the store.  I created…