Category Archives: Visual Studio Team System

VSTS Quirk 3: Code Coverage using the VSTS tools

Funnily the code coverage engine even analyzes code generated by Visual Studio, there should be an option to ignore Visual Studio generated code, as it’s just too much data at times when you’re testing large blocks of code. Advertisements

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Visual Studio Team System Quirks 2: Team System Build Type

In VSTS when you create a new Team System Build Type, there is a wizard which guides you through the process, essentially asking you what kind of build your are trying to create, as in questions such as: From which … Continue reading

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Visual Studio Team System Quirks

As I write a book on Visual Studio Team I’ve come across various quirks in the product, which are downright irritating. It might be useful for people to read thru this to avoid frustration… so this particular post will be … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server (build) Setup

Now who thought of this really tiny name for the buid server    Well the documentation which comes with the DVD software says that Team Foundation Server doesn’t install it by default, for obvious reasons such as you may want to … Continue reading

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VSTS Setup

It’s quite irritating to setup VS Team System, a simpler option is to download the pre-configured VPC from MSDN. You need to be a subscriber. It simplifies things tremendously, the downside obviously is the volume of data which you need … Continue reading

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Team System resources

An RD colleague posted a good list of Visual Studio Team System resources…   Team Tester documentation: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms243146(en-US,VS.80).aspx Webcasts: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/teamsystem/community/webcasts/ Videos: http://teamsystemrocks.com/tutorials/ Richard Hundhausen wrote a great Team System overview book: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0735621853/qid=1134561265/sr=2-3/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_3/002-3217020-4616002?s=books&v=glance&n=283155

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