Create basic build definition in VS2010

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. In this blog I will show “How to create basic build definition”. Pre-requisites: Build system should be configured You should have edit build definition permissions Build definition helps in setting up automated build generation, compile source, generate bits to a preconfigured shared…

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Installing and Configuring Test Agent

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. In continuation with my earlier blog posts on automation using VS2010, I  will show “Installing and configuring test agent” which will help in running the CUITs from Microsoft Test Manager.   Install the test agent by going through the installation wizard Launch…

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Installing and Configuring Test Controller

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. In continuation with my earlier blog posts on automation using VS2010, I  will show “Installing and configuring test controller” which will help in running the CUITs from Microsoft Test Manager. Install the test controller by going through the installation wizard Launch configure…

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Associating coded UI test to manual testcase

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. In earlier blog posts I have shown automating functional test cases using coded UI Test (CUIT), here I will show “Associating CUIT to manual testcase. Right click on the solution, click on check-in. Check-in to Team foundation server (TFS) to appropriate folder,…

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HTTP Redirect in IIS 7.0

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. We had a website in pilot and the URL was applicaitonnamepilot. It was decided to move the website to production by removing the pilot from all the places in the website including URL as applicationname. But the customers and stake holders might…

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API Testing framework

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. For one of my projects I had to test APIs, which takes input string, encode the input and return the encoded output strings. In this blog post am going to give the concept of API testing framework I used to test the…

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Linking work item types in VSTF 2010

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. In the previous blog post we discussed “Creating and Using Team Foundation Server 2010 Queries”, lets explore linking work item types in VSTF 2010 – for example say creating sub tasks. Create two tasks say task and sub task Open the task,…

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How To: Create and Use Team Foundation Server 2010 Queries

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. Lets explore the basics of creating and using queries in Team foundation server (TFS). First and foremost you should connect to the project for which you want to create queries as; Launch the visual studio Click on View – > Team explorer…

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Printing stored procedure

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. For one of my projects I had to validate the changes in some 50 stored procedures (SP). You can do this in; Connect to DB, Click on your Database (DB), programmability –> stored procedures, right click on the each SP and click…

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Data warehouse concepts

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. During my initial stages at Microsoft, I had an opportunity to work on a data warehousing project. This write up is follow-up with the hands on experience I had with the project for over a year. Let me give a brief history…

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