A colleague from recently asked me about when should we use Load and Performance Tests? Well my answer would be: “All the time during the product development”, but there are specific stages where this is critical. Some agile teams have a verification week before moving to the next iteration. During verification week, they spend first […]Read More When and why to run Web Performance and Load Tests
While running the Certified Scrum Developer Training at SQS London, we went through an amazing journey across TDD and BDD techniques using C# as a main programming languages. For some of us, it was a good practice that helped us to refresh our rusty programming skills, for others was a way to move a Tester […]Read More C# Programming resources
While finishing the revisited and new “Web Performance Testing with Microsoft Visual Studio 2013” training at SQS Academy, I found a very interesting topic to cover, idea of my colleague Carl Bricknell, that is to migrate Fiddler2 sessions to Visual Studio generating new Web Tests. As you know Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate and Visual Studio […]Read More Exporting Fiddler2 sessions to Visual Studio Web Tests
There is no better time to get ready for the release of Visual Studio 2015. The new Visual Studio is coming in May 2015 and the prices have been reduced dramatically!When you upgrade from Visual Studio Professional or Visual Studio Test Professional to Visual Studio Premium, the price is cut to 50%! And also get […]Read More FREE Upgrade to Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN!
Coded UI automated tests! Sounds good, uh? Well, yes, it’s very exciting to see how a machine is simulating that is playing with your app while input some predefine values in your textboxes and performing some actions. Said that, it’s good to know where you can create and apply these Coded UI Tests. First, supported […]Read More Supported configurations and platforms for VS Coded UI Tests
*Info updated here: https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/products/visual-studio-online-pricing-vs.aspx The amazing world of licenses…when to use them, how to use them, how many computers, how many users, how many services available, on premises or online… These are few of the many questions that I receive every time a Dev or Test teams need to increase its number or its disciplines. […]Read More Team Foundation Server 2013 Access Levels
For those that are into SDLC and ALM, here you have a fantastic guide. No matter what size business you have, customers now expect features such as real-time customer service and frequent releases. The goal of this guide and HOLs is to provide you an excellent guide to the principles and practices of continuous delivery. […]Read More Hands On Labs and free book for TFS 2012. How to build a release pipeline?
In one of my favorite books , I read something concerning: “In the Standish Group’s 2011 CHAOS Report found that more than half of software projects conducted between 2002 and 2010 were either de- scribed as challenged or complete failures; just 37 percent were classiﬁed as successful” 21% of these projects failed and 42% were […]Read More [#ALM]Why we use agile methodologies?
It has been a couple of weeks since Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 RC was available for download, so I guess that many of you already have the chance to play with it a bit, but just let me go through the new capabilities and features for those that didn’t explore it in deep. First […]Read More Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 RC
Imagine that you are creating an awesome application, let’s say for example for Windows Phone, but you didn’t pay so much attention to the initial documentation of your project, I mean, not very complete UML diagrams, no proper documentation on the entities definition or just, it’s a very short project where documentation is trivial but […]Read More Creating documentation in C# using Visual Studio and Sandcastle