Inside TFS

Creating a Test Case with Microsoft Test Manager 2010

Inside TFS columnist Mickey Gousset delves into how to create a test case using Microsoft Test Manager 2010.

Test Plans with Microsoft Test Manager 2010

Visual Studio 2010 brings testers and developers closer together and provides testers the tools they need to be able to do their job more effectively. We look at Test Plans in Microsoft Test Manager 2010 and discuss how they are used within the testing framework.

Agile Dev Planning with Urban Turtle

Mickey covers the basics of Urban Turtle, an Agile development planning tool for Team Foundation Server.

Introducing Team Web Access for TFS 2010

Mickey Gousset offers an introduction to the new Team Web Access console for Team Foundation Server 2010.

Using the Team Foundation Administration Console

Mickey Gousset walks through the improved Administration Console in Visual Studio TFS 2010.

Manage In-Progress Code with TFS Shelvesets

Mickey goes through an example of shelvesets and why they are a nice feature in Team Foundation Server.

Free Tool for TFS Work Item Visualization

Mickey Gousset introduces us to a new, free tool for visualizing work item information in Team Foundation Server 2010, providing state visualization, work item analysis and dependency analysis.

TFS 2010 Reporting Using Microsoft Excel – Part 2

In the second part of this two-part series, Mickey Gousset shows how TFS 2010 lets users create Excel reports, including pivot tables and charts, from a work item query. The report can then be published and shared with other users.

TFS 2010 Reporting Using Microsoft Excel – Part 1

TFS 2010 uses SQL Server Reporting Services to provide reports, but because it uses data warehouse and analysis services to store reporting information, users can roll their own. We examine how to use Microsoft Excel to access the Team Foundation Server OLAP cube to create a report.

Year in Review: Visual Studio TFS and ALM

Mickey Gousset looks back at 2010 and some of the many developments around Team Foundation Server and application lifecycle management.

Test Impact Analysis in Visual Studio 2010

Depending on the size of your code base, running unit tests every time a code change is made can be a daunting process. Test Impact Analysis in Visual Studio 2010 (Premium and Ultimate Editions) can speed up that process.

Visual Studio 2010 Feature Pack 2

Microsoft's cumulative Feature Pack update for MSDN subscribers adds useful new testing capabilities to Visual Studio 2010.

Coded UI Tests (Part 4): Tips and Tricks

Mickey Gousset finishes out his series on coded UI testing with some useful tips and tricks.

Coded UI Tests (Part 3): Data-Driven Testing

Mickey Gousset shows how to make Coded UI Tests data-driven in Visual Studio 2010.

Coded UI Tests (Part 2): Editing and Running a Test in VS 2010

Mickey Gousset delves into and explains the generated code of the coded UI Test, and shows us how to run the test.