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Posted by | November 14, 2014
What’s New in the Visual Studio Scrum 2013.4 Process Template

Many Visual Studio and .NET announcements were made this week. A minor one was the RTM of Visual Studio 2013 Update 4. This update included improvements and bug fixes to...

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Posted by | October 21, 2014
A unique load testing experiment

Most of the guidance you'll find about Visual Studio Ultimate Load Tests suggests that they are only for load testing Web Performance tests. Actually, they can be used to load...

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Posted by | May 9, 2014
Develop.Idaho 2014 Videos Published

Updated 20 May: Added presentations (but no videos) from the "Business of Software" track. It took a few extra days to get these produced and published, but they are now...

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Posted by | March 24, 2014
What’s New in the Visual Studio Scrum 2013.2 Process Template

I noticed today that the process templates in Visual Studio Online are showing a “.2” suffix in their names. I’m not exactly sure when this update occurred, but am pretty...

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Posted by | March 17, 2014
Free TFS 2013 Webinars in March and April 2014

I noticed that Microsoft Customer Service & Support (CSS) is offering a number of great webinars in the coming days on various TFS and ALM topics ... TFS Release Management...

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Posted by | February 26, 2014
The ProcessTemplateEditorPackage package did not load correctly

Yesterday, while using Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2013 to customize a process template, I ran into this error … As suggested, I checked the ActivityLog.xml, but it didn’t offer...

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Posted by | February 14, 2014
TFS 2013 Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) fails with %TFSServerURLValidated% error

Earlier this week I installed the Team Foundation Server 2013 Power Tools and went to run a BPA scan. It finished very quickly, giving me a couple of strange %TFSServerURLValidated%...

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Posted by | February 13, 2014
Unconfiguring Team Foundation Server 2013

This is an update to an older post that I had written for TFS 2010. Here are the steps to unconfigure TFS 2013 … 1. Execute tfsconfig setup /uninstall:all. This...

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Posted by | November 6, 2013
Quality Enablement through Agile Testing

Thank you for attending last week’s Quality Enablement through Agile Testing event put on by Microsoft here in Boise. I hope you had fun exploring the testing tools in Visual...

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Posted by | November 6, 2013
SharePoint 2013 support for Windows Server 2012 R2

UPDATE (14 March 2014) - As a few of you have pointed out, Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 is now available. Wanted to share a surprise impediment from...

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