Professional Team Foundation Server 2012

Professional Team Foundation Server 2012

By: Grant Holliday (author), Brian Keller (author), Martin Woodward (author), Ed Blankenship (author)Paperback

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A comprehensive guide to using Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2012 Team Foundation Server has become the leading Microsoft productivity tool for software management, and this book covers what developers need to know to use it effectively. Fully revised for the new features of TFS 2012, it provides developers and software project managers with step-by-step instructions and even assists those who are studying for the TFS 2012 certification exam. You'll find a broad overview of TFS, thorough coverage of core functions, a look at extensibility options, and more, written by Microsoft insiders and MVPs. * An update of the leading Wrox book on Team Foundation Server, written by an expert team of Microsoft insiders and MVPs * Provides a broad overview of Team Foundation Server for developers, software project managers, testers, business analysts, and others wanting to learn how to use TFS * Offers administrators the necessary tools to efficiently monitor and manage the TFS environment * Covers core TFS functions including project management, work item tracking, version control, test case management, build automation, reporting, and how to write extensions for TFS 2012 Professional Team Foundation Server 2012 builds on the proven Wrox Professional formula to give you a solid background in this software management tool.

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Ed Blankenship is the Microsoft Program Manager for the Lab Management scenarios for Team Foundation Server and the Visual Studio ALM product family. He was voted as Microsoft MVP of the Year for Visual Studio ALM & Team Foundation Server before joining Microsoft. Martin Woodward is currently the Program Manager for the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Cross-Platform Tools Team. Before joining Microsoft, he was voted Team System MVP of the Year, and has spoken about Team Foundation Server at events internationally. Grant Holliday is a Senior Premier Field Engineer for Microsoft in Australia. Prior to this role, he spent three years in Redmond, Washington as a program manager in the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server product group. Brian Keller is a Principal Technical Evangelist for Microsoft specializing in Visual Studio and application lifecycle management. He has presented at conferences all over the world and has managed several early adopter programs for emerging Microsoft technologies. Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

Contents

INTRODUCTION xxvii PART I: GETTING STARTED CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCING TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER 2012 3 CHAPTER 2: PLANNING A DEPLOYMENT 13 CHAPTER 3: INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION 43 CHAPTER 4: CONNECTING TO TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER 59 PART II: VERSION CONTROL CHAPTER 5: OVERVIEW OF VERSION CONTROL 83 CHAPTER 6: USING TEAM FOUNDATION VERSION CONTROL 95 CHAPTER 7: ENSURING CODE QUALITY 147 CHAPTER 8: MIGRATION FROM LEGACY CHAPTER 9: BRANCHING AND MERGING 193 CHAPTER 10: COMMON VERSION CONTROL SCENARIOS 223 PART III: PROJECT MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 11: INTRODUCING WORK-ITEM TRACKING 243 CHAPTER 12: CUSTOMIZING PROCESS TEMPLATES 273 CHAPTER 13: MANAGING TEAMS AND AGILE PLANNING TOOLS 311 CHAPTER 14: REPORTING AND SHAREPOINT DASHBOARDS 333 CHAPTER 15: PROJECT SERVER INTEGRATION 359 PART IV: TEAM FOUNDATION BUILD CHAPTER 16: OVERVIEW OF BUILD AUTOMATION 373 CHAPTER 17: USING TEAM FOUNDATION BUILD 389 CHAPTER 18: CUSTOMIZING THE BUILD PROCESS 437 PART V: ADMINISTRATION CHAPTER 19: INTRODUCTION TO TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER ADMINISTRATION 493 CHAPTER 20: SCALABILITY AND HIGH AVAILABILITY 525 CHAPTER 21: DISASTER RECOVERY 549 CHAPTER 22: SECURITY AND PRIVILEGES 575 CHAPTER 23: MONITORING SERVER HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE 599 CHAPTER 24: TESTING AND LAB MANAGEMENT 627 CHAPTER 25: UPGRADING FROM EARLIER VERSIONS 657 CHAPTER 26: WORKING WITH GEOGRAPHICALLY DISTRIBUTED TEAMS 675 CHAPTER 27: EXTENDING TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER 695 INDEX 725

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118314098
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 792
  • ID: 9781118314098
  • weight: 1302
  • ISBN10: 1118314093

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