Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Integrating with Microsoft Test Manager

A big reason why Microsoft is winning the war for minds in the IT industry is because of all the capabilities for integrating their tools with your world your way. Here's a list of 10 useful links to help you get going on integrating your organization's ALM processes with Microsoft Test Manager.

The Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Client namespace opens up all the key MTM functionality.

API Reference for Testing Tools for Visual Studio ALM

Extending Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management

Team Foundation Server Event Services
Finding Bugs, Tasks, and Other Work Items by Using the Work Item Query Language and the Client Object Model for Team Foundation

Extending Team Foundation 2010 using API & Object Model
Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client Namespace
Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestImpact.BuildIntegration.BuildActivities.TestList Methods
Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestImpact.Client Namespace

A utility class to generate Team Web Access hyperlinks

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Application Lifecycle Management 2010 Resources
What's New for ALM in Visual Studio 2010
UML Diagrams - Activities, Components, Class, Sequence, Use Case
Generating Code from UML Class Diagrams
Automated/Coded UI Tests - Manual->Automated, Record User Actions, UI Controls & Validation,
Data-Driven Testing, Link Test Cases & Requirements, Running, Best Practices

IntelliTrace - faster debugging, non-repros, support scenarios, collection levels, navigating events/calls/etc.