28 10, 2011

Adding Two New, Useful SSRS Data Sources

By | 2011-10-28T15:29:11+00:00 October 28th, 2011|Kanban, Process, Team Foundation Server|1 Comment

 Adding Two New, Useful SSRS Data Sources- By James Tupper Introduction Watching the performance of your TFS 2010 server is important. And having reports that show historical trending is very useful. Luckily, Grant Holliday, Microsoft Program Manager for Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, has two blog posts featuring some excellent report packs. Both sets of [...]

26 10, 2011

Upcoming Events

By | 2011-10-26T13:35:51+00:00 October 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s more fun than talking about tough technical topics, showing amazingly cool demos, and sharing insiders tips learned through years in the trenches? Northwest Cadence hosts regularly-scheduled events designed with our clients and community in mind. Come ready to ask hard questions, gain new knowledge, and be part of the social occasion. UPCOMING TRAINING OFFERINGS [...]

20 10, 2011

Manual Testing Code Coverage–Yeah!

By | 2011-10-20T10:38:33+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Microsoft Test Manager, Visual Studio ALM, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server|2 Comments

Much asked for and incredibly helpful but missing in Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft Test Manager 2010 was code coverage for manual testing. In Visual Studio vNext (and Microsoft Test Manager vNext) it’s available out of the box. To enable it, go to the test settings and select Code Coverage (there are some options but [...]

18 10, 2011

Application Development Nirvana:Testing and the Data Tier Database

By | 2011-10-18T08:50:00+00:00 October 18th, 2011|Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server|0 Comments

It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents… No wait; actually it was daytime in the spring of 1997, but it was probably raining (I live in the Pacific Northwest).  I was sitting in my office lamenting about the lack of visibility and tracking available to manage my team of support [...]

12 10, 2011

TFS 2010 SP1 Upgrade Bug May Cause Warehouse Update to Fail with Error TF221122

By | 2011-10-12T10:15:32+00:00 October 12th, 2011|Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server|1 Comment

Applying TFS 2010 SP1 may, in rare instances, cause an error which prevents the data warehouse (and, by extension, the analysis cube) from updating work item information beyond the date and time at which the SP1 was installed.  This means all work item reports will freeze at the date in which TFS 2010 SP1 was [...]