10. Getting Testing Done in the Sprint – the Definition of Done

Are we done? When this is unclear the team will do too less or too much. Both are bad. The Definition of Done helps to define when you are done, the same as a master test plan helps to define the test levels. A good definition of done specific for your team and project will definitely help knowing w... [More]

09. Getting Testing Done in the Sprint – Test Tasks on the Board

It seems obvious that you need to have activities in the sprint for your testing activities. At least when you have something in your Definition Of Done what covers testing, like: Test Complete Integration tested done Functional testing done Regression testing done Performance t... [More]

TMap 4 TFS WP7 App – Connect 2 TFS video explanation

For all the people who don’t own a windows phone and want to see how the TMap for TFS App works… see this video.

TMap for TFS Windows Phone 7 App available in the marketplace.

TMap (Test Management Approach) is a method for structured testing of software. An essential part of the method is the Life Cycle.         The TMap Life Cycle app describes the different phases of the TMap Life Cycle and has the capability to create TMap Test Tas... [More]

Create a TFS11 on Azure account with Clemens and get a 3 minute quick start explanation … #techdaysnl

TechDays in Den Haag, Netherlands TFS11 Service is the brand new Team Foundation Service on Azure, it makes it very simple to have your own Team Foundation Server. But, there are some new concepts in TFS11. In a 3 minute face to face session with me, we create a TFS11 on Azure account and you ge... [More]

Decks: TFService Basic and Advanced

Decks I used Yesterday for a TFService presentation. Normally it is a demo only presentation, but a scheduled maintenance made me use them (see http://blogs.msdn.com/b/tfservice/ for the schedule).  Lucky me I have them, now you have hem too… First presentation (second in the series, first s... [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 Scrum board update remaining work without opening the work item…

Very nice MSFT added the capability to update the remaining hours without having to open the work item. and even more nice it has some intelligence behind the drop down, because it populates the dropdown list with values in range.

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]

Teams in Visual Studio 11, the basics.

The next version of Visual Studio is supporting Teams. Members in a team work together on a project or feature, they are multidisciplinary and deliver working software in sprints. [More]