Author: OpTeam Crosslake

July 10, 2012
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Importing source code into TFS

Summary  In this video, we discuss some of the challenges of migrating source code to TFS and how we approach these conversions. Also, we discuss our approach to branching source code during the migration to TFS. And finally, we will demonstrate a source code import into TFS using a custom application that we wrote. Importing source ...

OpTeam Crosslake

June 07, 2012
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Come see Crosslake at Agile 2012!

James Waletzky of Crosslake spoke at the Agile 2012 conference in Dallas, TX on Thursday, August 16 @ 3:30pm. The talk was entitled “Slow Down to Go Fast: Lessons Learned Shipping Bing Voice Search on Xbox : James Waletzky, Randy Santossio” and covered some best practices for Agile teams working in an enterprise environment. Hear ...

OpTeam Crosslake

April 27, 2012
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Classifying manual tests in Microsoft Test Manager

Automated tests in TFS have a very helpful method of categorizing tests. With the addition of a .NET attribute on the test method, you can add categories to your tests such as “unit,” “BVT,” “smoke,” or any string you can envision. As this MSDN article describes, you can do this via the UI in Visual ...

OpTeam Crosslake

April 26, 2012
Technical Article

Smoke tests vs. BVTs

Lately, I have seen some confusion at the level of testing that should be done when a daily build is generated. How do we know that the daily build is ready for general consumption? Although general definitions vary throughout the industry, below, I will provide our definitions of “smoke test” and “build verification test,” which ...

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