eBook Pro Team Foundation Service, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430259965
  • ISBN-13: 9781430259961
  • DDC: 005.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 404 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Pro Team Foundation Service gives you a jump-start into Microsoft’s cloud-based Application Lifecycle Management platform, taking you through the different stages of software development. Every project needs to plan, develop, test and release software and with agile practices often at a higher pace than ever before. Microsoft’s Team Foundation Service is a cloud-based platform that gives you tools for agile planning and work tracking. It has a code repository that can be used not only from Visual Studio but from Java platforms and Mac OS X. The testing tools allow testers to start testing at the same time as developers start developing. The book also covers how to set up automated practices such as build, deploy and test workflows. This book: Takes you through the major stages in a software development project. Gives practical development guidance for the whole team. Enables you to quickly get started with modern development practices. With Microsoft Team Foundation Service comes a collaboration platform that gives you and your team the tools to better perform your tasks in a fully integrated way.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Authors.
About the Technical Reviewers.
1: Introduction to Application Lifecycle Management.
2: Introduction to Agile Planning, Development, and Testing.
3: Deciding on a Hosted Service.
4: Getting Started.
5: Working with the Initial Product Backlog.
6: Managing Teams and Alerts.
7: Initial Sprint Planning.
8: Running the Sprint.
9: Kanban.
10: Engaging the Customer.
11: Choosing Source Control Options.
12: Working with Team Foundation Version Control in Visual Studio.
13: Working with Git in Visual Studio.
14: Working in Heterogeneous Environments.
15: Configuring Build Services.
16: Working with Builds.
17: Customizing Builds.
18: Continuous Deployment.
19: Agile Testing.
20: Test Management.
21: Lab Management.