Starting with TFS 2012 we are now faced with the options of using either Team Foundation Server or Team Foundation Service as our ALM platform of choice. The big question is which one to choose. One is installed locally while the other is hosted in the cloud. This is an […]
TFS 2012 RC is finally here! Microsoft has released TFS 2012 RC, download it here Brian Keller also released a new Hyper-V image with VS/TFS 2012 installed and lots of really nice hands-on-labs, download it here What’s is new in this version? Here are some of my favorites:
Several of my customers have been complaining the last few months that their Collection databases have increased in size with several hundred percent. I read Grant Holidays blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/granth/archive/2011/02/12/tfs2010-test-attachment-cleaner-and-why-you-should-be-using-it.aspx) and used his SQL Script to identify where the problem was. The increase rate of the database per month:
Microsoft released the Visual Studio 2011 Beta a few weeks ago. Here are the downloads: TFS Developer Preview here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27542 VS 2012 developer preview here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27543 There is also a really nice Hyper-V image that has everything already installed together with some nice Hands-In labs: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/briankel/archive/2011/09/16/visual-studio-11-application-lifecycle-management-virtual-machine-and-hands-on-labs-demo-scripts.aspx
One of my customers wanted me to migrate Test Cases with steps and expected results from ReQtest to Team Foundation Server. This is how you do it: Export your Test Cases from ReQtest to Excel. Download and install Test Migrator Plus from Codeplex, http://tcmimport.codeplex.com/.
There are several ways to migrate your TFS projects to a new process template, in this blog I am going to describe how to do it manually. It’s not easy but might be worth a try. Download the process template you want to upgrade to disk with the process template […]
All SSRS reports you get out of the box with TFS 2010 are trend reports and they don’t show any details. I was recently asked to build a custom report listing all test cases in a test plan and for each test case every step should be listed with action, […]