End to End Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server

We are running 2 smallish events focussed around using TFS and Visual Studio for managing your application lifecycle. We are also doing this in Pretoria. If you have a medium to large sized team, we can also consider running this at your premises. Use the contact us on the blog if you are interested in this

To register for this event

  • Pretoria –  Click here to register - morning of 5th Dec.
  • Johannesburg – Click here to register - afternoon of 4th dec

End to End Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 

Microsoft’s application lifecycle management tooling is all about enabling teams to deliver great software. In this demo-packed session, learn how to engage early and often with your project’s stakeholders to ensure that your team is building the right software for them. The following areas and topics will be covered

-          Plan and track work - web-based project management tools, Excel and Project Integration, Agile Portfolio Management, Backlog and Sprint Planning, Team Rooms, Storyboarding, Feedback Management

-          Architecture – Code Visualization and Code Maps, UML Diagrams, Validation using Layer Diagrams

-          Developer Collaboration and Practices – Source Control (including using GIT for Source Control), Code Lens, Branching and Merging, Code Review, Lightweight web Code Comments, My Work, Unit Testing and Code Coverage, Fakes, Code Analysis and Metrics, Code Clone Analysis, Managing Database Schemas, Cross platform development from Eclipse, Automated Builds

-          Software Quality – Test Case Management and Execution including Web Tools, Manual Testing,  Exploratory Testing, Automated Testing, Load and Web Testing, Testing Windows 8.1 Store apps

-          Release Management and DevOps - Configure a lab environment for automated build, deploy and test workflow. System Center Integration. Using IntelliTrace for debugging Production issues. InRelease for release management.


We will cover this via a simple end to end scenario, where we break we focus on the define, build and operate phase of the lifecycle. Not all topics will be covered in detail due to time constraints


Audience- Anyone involved in the end to end process of defining, building, release and supporting applications including Business Analysts, Testers, Project Managers, Developers, Developer Leads/Managers, IT Ops

Length – Approx 3 hours


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