Ranger Flash – August 2014 … Planets are aligned

  You can find the latest flight plan snapshot at aka.ms/vsarFlightPlan news TFS on Azure IaaS v1.4.1 revision has been posted to include performance testing and feedback from ChalkTalk discussions. Find v1.4.1 HERE. The team is working on a v1.4.2 update to improve the Active Domain (AD) domain guidance. Pirates ship ALM Readiness Treasure Map…


Ranger Flash – July 2014 … Turbulent weather, events and lots of pizza

  You can find the latest flight plan snapshot at aka.ms/vsarFlightPlan news ¿Habla Español? … Version Control Guides v3 delivered Spanish versions of the three of four available version control guides. Building a Release Pipeline with TFS 2012 now includes HOLs for TFS 2013 introduced hands-on labs for TFS 2013 for the book. The TFS…


Ranger Flash – June 2014 … gearing up for another adventurous year

  You can find the latest flight plan snapshot at aka.ms/vsarFlightPlan news  TFS Planning, Disaster Avoidance and TFS on Azure IaaS v1.4 landed during June, displacing the early BETA. The guidance will be refreshed shortly to include load testing and performance improvement feedback from our on-going proof-of-concept (POC) environments. Word4TFS Version Word 2013 TFS…


Ranger Flash – May 2014

  You can find the latest flight plan snapshot at aka.ms/vsarFlightPlan news  Version Control Guidance v3.0, Unit Test Generator v1.3 and TFS Planning, Disaster Avoidance and TFS on Azure IaaS v1.4.BETA landed during May. The latter has just been updated with a Build supplement (aka.ms/vsarNews14) and is now showing on the flight plan as landed…


Ranger Flash – April 2014

beta news  Version Control guidance v3.BETA flight has landed delivering a crisper, more compact style, which is easier to consume on multiple devices without sacrificing any content.  TFS on Azure IaaS guides have gone into final copy editing and will ship in the TFS Planning and DR Avoidance Guide v1.4.BETA release soon. what’s new? Create…


Ranger Flash – March 2014 … landing lights are on!

  A few projects are on final approach and expected to land during April. beta news TFS on Azure IaaS team shipped a silent BETA to ALM Rangers and ALM MVPs. Version Control Guidance team has split deliverables into two separate flights, one focused on the Git for TFVC User and the other on the…


Ranger Flash – February 2014 … short month, brief flash :)

  See Flight Plan Board for details on the exciting ALM Rangers community project delivering the new and crisper look and feel as above.. Triage #7 has finally been completed and 3-5 new projects are spinning up as part of wave #7. Lab Management Guide … v3 update shipped and was recently refreshed with v3.1….


Ranger Flash – January 2014 … welcome to a new year of bit and byte adventures!

  Here is a sneak preview of our Rangers portfolio dashboard as generated by the vsarFlightPlan research solution, using real-time VS Online WIT backlog data. latest landings Better Unit Testing with Microsoft Fakes – eBook update v1.2 posted great forthcoming attractions Take a peek at vsarFlightPlan here: http://sdrv.ms/La0W1P Visual Studio Lab Management Guide v3 upgrade…


Ranger Flash – December 2013 … family.job.ranger shutdown comes to an end

After a brief “focus on family” Ranger shutdown, we are resuming projects with the usual passion for technology and the ALM community   Wishing everyone a prosperous, safe and happy 2014! latest project landings during December Pirates ship ALM Readiness Treasure Map v2.1 release for Windows 8.1 Testing Mobile Apps using Perfecto Mobile’s MobileCloud ……


Ranger Flash – November 2013 … MVP summit, robotics and landing projects

The Unit Test Generator v1.2 bug fix release landed safely. Get your update today! silent landings ( What are silent releases…? ) TFS Upgrade Guide v3.BETA was silently shipped on 7th November, introducing the new “crisper” look & feel. TFS Reporting Guide v1.BETA was silently shipped on 20th November, introducing trend reporting to VS Online…