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MS Visual Studio 2013 - Microsoft Team Foundation

 

  • Suggested for expert administrators, team leaders & lead developers
  • Gain knowledge on upgrading TFS & migrating visual SourceSafe
  • There are pre-requisites needed for this course
  • GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE IN THE INDUSTRY
  • Learn how to configure TFS’s capabilities and behaviour
  • Courses delivered to world class training instructors in luxury venues
  • Team Foundation Server 2013 Administration includes material and manuals
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Visual Studio 2013 Test Case Management 02/06/2017 Wrexham
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Overview

Introduction

This course delivers delegates with the information and services to organise, arrange, and achieve Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2012 and linked software mechanisms.

Who Should Attend

Recommended for the following:

  • Skilled administrators with experience in software development/system administration.
  • Lead Developers, Team Leaders, and other de-facto Team Foundation Server Administrators are also encouraged to attend this course.
  • Beneficial for those who need to prepare for the Microsoft 70-496 certification exam.

Pre-requisites

The delegate will need practice in:

  • Reading and understanding Visual C# code
  • Their organization's ALM processes and tools
  • Windows Server 2008, 2008R2, or 2012, SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, or 2012
  • Networking Basics and Windows Security
  • Visual Studio 2010 or 2012 and SharePoint 2007 or 2010

Course Outline

By the end of this course you will be able to:

Lessons

  • Intro to TFS 2012
  • Supported topologies
  • TFS support of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Hosted Team Foundation Service
  • TFS administrator's 'must-have' tools
  • Administration responsibilities & tasks
  • TFS editions and components

Hands-On Activities

  • Create the team's Windows groups and user accounts
  • Setup the learning environment
  • Review relevant guidance documentation

Planning & Deploying

Lessons

  • Installing prerequisite software
  • Planning the deployment
  • Installing TFS & TFS Power Tools
  • Installing Team Explorer
  • Troubleshooting
  • Configuring TFS

Hands-On Activities

  • Create service accounts
  • Validate the environment
  • Install & Configure TFS
  • Install Team Explorer & Team Foundation Server Power Tools

Configuring

Lessons

  • Using tfsconfig.exe
  • Managing team projects & project collections
  • Managing process templates
  • Managing security groups and permissions
  • Deleting a team project
  • Configuring SharePoint & SQL Server

Hands-On Activities

  • Create and secure a team project & team project collection
  • Run Best Practices Analyser
  • Configure SharePoint project portal & SQL Reporting Services
  • Use TFS Administration Tool (CodePlex)

Client Applications

Lessons

  • Client Access Licenses (CALs)
  • Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Project
  • Team Explorer & Team Web Access
  • SharePoint
  • Command-line and 3rd party tools
  • Licensing overview

Hands-On Activities

  • Configure and use Team Explorer & Microsoft Excel & Team Web Access
  • Use various command-line tools
  • Configure and use Microsoft Project & the SharePoint project portal

Version Control

Lessons

  • Managing workspaces, labels, shelve sets & branches
  • Check-in policies
  • Team Foundation Server Proxy
  • Controlling access to version control
  • tf.exe command-line tool
  • MSSCCI Provider
  • Visual SourceSafe upgrade wizard
  • TFS Sidekicks (Attrice)
  • Overview of TFS Version Control

Hands-On Activities

  • Create and manage workspaces & shelve sets
  • Create and use labels
  • Add folders and files to version control
  • Branch and merge code
  • Configure security and permissions
  • Track branches and change sets
  • Configure and use the MSSCCI Provider & TFS Sidekicks

Team Foundation Build

Lessons

  • Controllers and agents
  • Automating Team Foundation Build
  • Lab Management
  • Customizing a build process template
  • Team Foundation Build architecture
  • Securing the build process
  • FAQs
  • Using tfsbuild.exe
  • Using build process templates
  • Gated check-ins and private builds

Hands-On Activities

  • Configure and use a gated check-in build
  • Queue a build in various ways
  • Create a build definition
  • Manage builds
  • Configure a build controller and a build agent
  • Migrate work items using Microsoft Excel
  • Migrate work items using TFPT.exe
  • Migrate test cases using Test Case Migrator Plus' (CodePlex)
  • Use Team Foundation Server Integration Tools

Upgrading, Migrating and Integrating

Lessons

  • Migrating work items & version controlled items
  • In-place vs. migration upgrade
  • Migrating from Visual SourceSafe
  • Upgrading to TFS 2012
  • Integrating with TFS
  • Custom and 3rd party solutions
  • TFS Integration Tools (Microsoft) & Platform (CodePlex)

Hands-On Activities

  • Migrate test cases using Test Case Migrator Plus' (CodePlex)
  • Use Team Foundation Server Integration Tools
  • Migrate work items using Microsoft Excel & TFPT.exe

Advanced Administration

Lessons

  • Backing up and restoring TFS
  • Capacity planning
  • Disaster recovery
  • Monitoring the health of TFS
  • Moving Team Foundation Server
  • Managing the data warehouse
  • Options for scalability & high availability
  • Splitting a Team Project Collection
FAQs
  • Course Availability

    The spaces remaining on all courses across the website reflect the availability of the maximum printed course materials and equipment available in stock for any given event. If the spaces remaining do not appear, then there is comfortably enough lead time to provision course materials and equipment upon booking.


  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.


  • What are the pre-requisites?

    The delegate will need practice in: Reading and understanding Visual C# code Their organization's ALM processes and tools Windows Server 2008, 2008R2, or 2012, SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, or 2012 Networking Basics and Windows Security Visual Studio 2010 or 2012 and SharePoint 2007 or 2010


  • Who should attend this course?

    Recommended for the following: Skilled administrators with experience in software development/system administration. Lead Developers, Team Leaders, and other de-facto Team Foundation Server Administrators are also encouraged to attend this course. Beneficial for those who need to prepare for the Microsoft 70-496 certification exam.


  • Do you offer support for the course?

    We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.


  • What is included in the course?

    Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments


  • What is the duration of this course?

    This course is 4 days.


  • How long until I receive the course confirmation details?

    Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts


What's Included?
  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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