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Combo & List Boxes
Extending the List Control
Posted: 7 Feb 2013   Updated: 7 Feb 2013   Views: 3,760   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TarunArora/archive/2013/02/03/tfs---get-list-of-software-installed-on-build-agent.aspx Introduction It is common for your code projects to reference Microsoft or Non Microsoft SDKs, this requires that the build agents has the SDK’s installed. It is a
Smart Client
General
Posted: 27 Jul 2011   Updated: 1 Nov 2011   Views: 23,731   Rating: 4.44/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.42
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Technorati Tags: Team Foundation Server 2010,TFS SDK,TFS API,TFS Merge Programmatically,TFS Work Items Programmatically,TFS Administration Console,ALM   Download a working Demo: Smart Merge using TFS API The information available in the Merge window in Team Foundation Server 2010 is very importan
Posted: 18 Jan 2013   Updated: 18 Jan 2013   Views: 4,713   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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  In this blog post, I’ll show you how to use Outlook.com as the SMTP client for your TFS.   Figure 1 – Email Alert Settings for Outlook.com as a SMTP client for TFS When I was asking around for these settings in forums people questioned me why I would want to set up outlook.com as the SMTP
Session State
Sessions and Session State
Posted: 13 Dec 2011   Updated: 13 Dec 2011   Views: 4,292   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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  In this blog post I’ll show you how to use the TFS 2011 API to get the Exploratory Testing & Feedback Manager session information programmatically. Introduction TFS 2011 includes Exploratory Testing and Feedback Manager, the first empowers the testers to explore the application and second empow
Web Security
General
Posted: 2 Dec 2011   Updated: 2 Dec 2011   Views: 11,278   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Load and Web Performance Testing using Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 [Part 1]
Web Services
ATL Web Services
Posted: 23 Jan 2013   Updated: 23 Jan 2013   Views: 11,427   Rating: 4.25/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.15
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  I had been given a business requirement to provide a self service Website for job scheduling. Having worked with Quartz.Net, it seemed the perfect backend engine to schedule and process jobs. I decided to expose the functionality of the Quartz.Net via a few web methods using Web services to allow
Azure
General
Posted: 18 Sep 2011   Updated: 18 Sep 2011   Views: 12,161   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Set up Visual Studio 2010 to work with TFS Azure
Posted: 2 Dec 2011   Updated: 2 Dec 2011   Views: 6,782   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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I’ll try and cover the start to end of everything you need to know to use Azure to build your Test Rig in the cloud.
Database
COM
Posted: 21 Sep 2011   Updated: 21 Sep 2011   Views: 11,219   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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  Our friends at Microsoft have done a wonderful job releasing TFS 2011 preview, there has been great amount of preview documentation and video samples released to help understand the new features. In this blog post I intend to dive deep and compare the database changes done between the two version
Other .NET Languages
Forth .NET
Posted: 23 Jan 2013   Updated: 23 Jan 2013   Views: 9,857   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Are you running Quartz.Net as a windows service on a remote server and trying to connect to it from a client to schedule jobs?
.NET Framework
General
Posted: 28 Jan 2013   Updated: 28 Jan 2013   Views: 7,264   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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First time you create a new project in Visual Studio 2012 the target framework is set us .NET 4.5.
Libraries
General
Posted: 2 Dec 2011   Updated: 2 Dec 2011   Views: 6,892   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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In this blog post I’ll show you how to use the TFS API to get the name of the Process Template that is currently applied to the Team Project.
Win32/64 SDK & OS
General
Posted: 31 Aug 2011   Updated: 31 Aug 2011   Views: 14,181   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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TFS SDK: Workspace Explorer & Statistics
Posted: 1 Oct 2011   Updated: 1 Oct 2011   Views: 11,907   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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In this blog post I'll show you how to use the TFS API to get the security groups, members, permissions and security settings of users in Team Projects in TFS.
Windows API
General
Posted: 13 Sep 2011   Updated: 13 Sep 2011   Views: 9,916   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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TFS API: Using LINQpad to query TFS
Posted: 26 Dec 2011   Updated: 26 Dec 2011   Views: 14,616   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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  Agile taught us to release early and release often, Agile also taught us to get the end user involved more frequently and directly. Goes without saying that release notes are an important part of any release. But what you don’t want to be doing is manually putting together the release notes with
Design and Architecture
General
Posted: 2 Dec 2011   Updated: 2 Dec 2011   Views: 6,728   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Branch by Quality is one of the most popular branching patterns used, and can serve as a base pattern for more complex branch strategies.
Testing and QA
General
Posted: 1 Dec 2011   Updated: 1 Dec 2011   Views: 8,014   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Troubleshooting TFS Build Server failures.
Posted: 1 Dec 2011   Updated: 1 Dec 2011   Views: 10,375   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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The details of web performance and load tests as well as why it’s important to follow a goal based pattern while performance testing your application.
Posted: 1 Dec 2011   Updated: 1 Dec 2011   Views: 6,230   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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In part 3 I’ll be discussing Test Result Analysis, Test Result Drill through, Test Report Generation, Test Run Comparison, ASP.NET Profiler and some closing thoughts.
UI Testing
Posted: 2 Dec 2011   Updated: 2 Dec 2011   Views: 3,534   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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  Welcome to Part 2, In Part 1 we discussed the advantages of creating a Test Rig in the cloud, the Azure edge and the Test Rig Topology we want to get to. In Part 2, Let’s start by understanding the components of Azure we’ll be making use of followed by manually putting them together to create the
Posted: 4 Dec 2011   Updated: 4 Dec 2011   Views: 3,140   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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  Is this blog post worth your time? It’s not challenging setting up the Load Test Rig in the Cloud, it’s more challenging to convince enterprises to embrace the cloud. Not all enterprises will accept their business critical applications being profiled from a VM hosted outside their network. Thoug
Posted: 11 Dec 2011   Updated: 11 Dec 2011   Views: 14,714   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The process of customizing the TFS 2011 Scrum 2.0 Process Template to add a new work item type, introducing new work item queries, modifying existing queries, adding new reports, etc.
Posted: 2 Jul 2013   Updated: 2 Jul 2013   Views: 3,963   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Cloud Based Load Testing Using TF Service and VS 2013.
Work Issues
General
Posted: 22 Aug 2011   Updated: 22 Aug 2011   Views: 19,756   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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  If you track your project tasks against work items, you would know the importance of Work Item History. This is one way for you to reflect on who did what and when, some organizations use it for auditing purposes as well. Using the WorkItemStore service it is possible to get the work item revisio
Posted: 22 Aug 2011   Updated: 22 Aug 2011   Views: 20,990   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Lately I have seen the below remarks coming through in the communities, Get Latest does not work in TFS I always have to use Get Specific version to get the server changes on my local Why get latest misses updating some files while get specific works I’ll be using the TFS API to show you how t
Posted: 22 Aug 2011   Updated: 22 Aug 2011   Views: 15,844   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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I will be covering three things in this blog post Get the history i.e. all change sets of an item programmatically using the TFS API. Download the change sets programmatically using the TFS API Use WinMerge to compare those change sets programmatically 1. How do i get the history o
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 16 Sep 2011   Updated: 16 Sep 2011   Views: 8,095   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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  I have been part of the Azure TFS Technical Access Preview (TAP) since March 2011. TFS Azure has been previewed and officially announced as TFS Service in the 2011 Build Conference, California. The Non-Disclosure Agreement has been lifted from the participants of the TAP program. The below excerp
Posted: 14 Dec 2011   Updated: 14 Dec 2011   Views: 4,795   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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MTM 11-Configuration, Settings, Customization & Troubleshooting
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Tarun_Arora
Software Developer (Senior) Avanade
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Solution Developer - C# .NET, ALM
 
Tarun Arora is a Microsoft Certified professional developer for Enterprise Applications. He has over 5 years of experience developing 'Energy Trading & Risk Management' solutions using Microsoft Technologies. Tarun has great passion for technology and travel (not necessarily in the same order)!
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