Category Archives: Visual Studio

30 Days of DevOps: Test Automation and Azure DevOps

Coding best practices are becoming the norm. More and more development teams are acquiring habits during their developments such as TDD and even BDD. Despite this meaning having to shift left completely the testing, it’s something that for some teams … Continue reading

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When and why to run Web Performance and Load Tests

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 … Continue reading

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C# Programming resources

While running the Certified Scrum Developer Training at 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 … Continue reading

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Exporting Fiddler2 sessions to Visual Studio Web Tests

While finishing the revisited and new “Web Performance Testing with Microsoft Visual Studio 2013” training, 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 … Continue reading

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FREE Upgrade to Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN!

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 … Continue reading

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Supported configurations and platforms for VS Coded UI Tests

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 … Continue reading

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Team Foundation Server 2013 Access Levels

*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 … Continue reading

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Hands On Labs and free book for TFS 2012. How to build a release pipeline?

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 … Continue reading

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[#ALM]Why we use agile methodologies?

 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; … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 RC

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 … Continue reading

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