TFS “15” Preview is loaded..

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted.  It’s been a crazy spring (and so far, summer), but luckily there are plenty of other bloggers around to disseminate content! TFS “15” Preview came out last week, and it’s packed with all kinds of goodies that until now you could only find with VSTS!  Here are…


A Peek at Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 2 (RC 2)

I’ll let you read fo the full details on the Visual Studio site, but here are my highlights.. Work Item Deletion Replacing the “Removed” state, you can now actually delete a work item.  Better yet, it goes to a recycle bin for recovery later if needed. Gated Check-in for TFVC in New Build Enough said…..


March Webinars from InCycle Software

Our friends at InCycle Software have some great webinars coming up this month.  Take a look! Webinar March 17th @1pm (PST): Update to Microsoft Development Tools and Platforms in 2015 Join us for a super charged session showcasing the top Visual Studio features that increase developer productivity. Learn first-hand how easy it is take your…


Visual Studio & TFS 2013 Update 4 (CTP 1) is Available

Didn’t we just release Update 3?  Brian Harry explains the awesome details of this CTP on his blog post, but below are my highlights. As you’ll see, this update (as of now) is more substantial for TFS: Pull Requests for Git in TFS – This was released to VSO a little bit back, but it’s…


Microsoft Test Manager – Working Across Projects: Adding an Existing Test Case vs.Cloning/Copying

You’ve probably noticed that for the most part, managing multiple test plans and test cases are more convenient when they’re part of the same Team Project in TFS/VSO.  For one thing, area paths and iteration paths just work much more cleanly. If you’re working across multiple Team Projects, though, the story changes slightly.  Things can…


Visual Studio Online: Migrating from TFS on-premise

We’ve been providing means to migrate your data from VSO to an in-premise TFS, but not the other way around.  Until now! We just announced a new integration service from OpsHub that allows you to migrate your data from your on-premise Team Foundation Server implementation to Visual Studio online.  Full details can be found here,…


Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 is Here!

Yep, it’s here (maybe the timing had something to do with //Build?)! I’ll let you get all the tasty details via the official post, but here are my personal top highlights (and if you’re using VSO, you may have seen some of these already): Work Item Tagging updates Work Item Tagging allows users to further…


Denver Event: Professional Scrum Development with Visual Studio

Delivered by Accentient When: Friday, 11 April 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (MDT) Where: Microsoft 7595 Technology Way Suite 400 Denver, Colorado 80237 Registration: Scrum is the #1 framework chosen by Agile software development teams. Visual Studio is a leader in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools. The combination of the two is…


Hey, Boise! The Quality Enablement Roadshow is Coming to You..

The Quality Enablement through Agile Testing roadshow has been extended to make a stop in Boise! Producing high quality software, closely aligned with the constantly changing requirements of business stakeholders is more important than ever. Especially in an Agile development setting, every team member has to ensure that their work is of the highest quality…


Power Tools and other Extensions for VS/TFS 2013 RC

You may not have noticed, but last week a number of extensions were released to the Visual Studio Gallery to support VS/TFS 2013 RC: Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013 Power Tools Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013 Build Extensions Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013 MSSCCI Provider 32-bit Microsoft Visual Studio…