03. Getting Testing Done in the Sprint – Test Automation

Automate your testing effort, or better your test execution, is a must to get your testing done during the sprint. Automate your test execution shrinks the time needed to execute the tests, which leaves more time for the team to specify new test cases. On the other hand it also brings some inflexibi... [More]

02. Getting Testing Done in the Sprint – Regression Test Sets

Some teams rerun every test every sprint, this is time consuming and isn’t worth the effort. Having a clear understanding what tests to execute during regression testing raises the return of investment of this testing effort and gives more time to specify and execute test cases for the functionality... [More]

01. Getting Testing Done in the Sprint - The Team and Activities

Every Agile ALM presentation the same question is asked: How do I get testing done in a sprint? There isn’t a one solution/ practices/ to do/ how to fits all for this. So, I made a small list of tips you could do (or recommended to do, or must do… ), which can help to get testing done in a sprint.... [More]

Teams and TFS Groups in TFS11, the backlog, board and security settings.

Back to the ‘teams’ topic, it is new in TFS11 … (see below the previous posts about this topic) http://www.clemensreijnen.nl/post/2011/10/09/Teams-in-VS11.aspx http://www.clemensreijnen.nl/post/2011/10/10/Teams-in-Visual-Studio-11-feature-teams-and-backlogs.aspx http://www.clemensreijnen... [More]

TFS11 on Azure January 2012 update – request feedback

The latest update on TFS ( see: Team Foundation Service Planned Maintenance Tues Jan 17th ), fixed an issue with builds, they look stable again. And my Azure build service executes them happy. Now its time to expand this scenario with test controllers and test agents for automatic test execution and... [More]

Deck: The agile cloud development scenario in 10 acts…

The presentation from last SDN event … about Hosted TFS   TFService View more presentations from Clemens Reijnen. Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.par... [More]

Coded UI Test Automation Practices Deck

Had a great time in Munchen during the Microsoft Visual Studio ALM Days 2011, below the deck I used during my session. Coded UI - Test automation Practices from the Field View more presentations from Clemens Reijnen the \final notes slide\ is a scrolling screen… her are the topics keep ... [More]

[Dutch] SDN Cloud Edition Special Download

Download de SDN cloud special Met een bijdrage van mij… veel leesplezier

Build Service on Azure connected with Hosted TFS Service on Azure.

Just because it is possible… and that it feels as a good solution. I created an Azure VM Role with a build service (VS11 CTP), configured against the Hosted TFS service.

For example when your team only exists of distributed team members with no central server it now can use the TFS service environment with a build without having to know where it lives. It just feels strange when you’re using a cloud based solution and you still have to install something on premise on a server.


Teams in Visual Studio 11 CTP, The Bug Backlog.

Default are bugs visually in the product backlog. When a tester files a bugs from test manager (or any other client tool), it will be shown in the teams product backlog. [More]