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Leverage Visual Studio 2010 to develop and deploy your next project
Written by Microsoft insiders, this nuts-and-bolts guide walks you through the tools, guidelines, and methodologies you'll need for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with Visual Studio 2010. It focuses on practical implementation techniques and best practices, while providing you with detailed code samples and case studies. You'll dive into all the new Unified Modeling Language (UML) tools, advanced debugging techniques, manual testing functionality, the new architecture of Team Foundation Server 2010, and much more. By the end of the book, you'll be able to model, design, and coordinate enterprise solutions at every level using Visual Studio.
Professional Application Lifecycle Management:
Examines the Architecture Explorer and how to use it to better understand the architecture of your application
Presents topics that are of the most interest to a developer who is creating an application with Visual Studio 2010
Explores the numerous tools available for testers, including a look at the new test lab management capabilities
Delves into the new architecture of Team Foundation Server 2010 and the version-control system
Uncovers the latest process templates, along with the new backlog and capacity-planning features
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About the Author
is a Senior Technical Developer for Infront Consulting Group, a consulting company focused on the Microsoft System Center family of products. He has been a Microsoft Team System MVP fi ve years running, a certifi ed professional in Team Foundation Server and SCOM 2007, and co-author (along with Jean-Luc David and Erik Gunvaldson) of the book Professional Team Foundation Server
(Indianapolis: Wiley, 2006). Gousset runs “Team System Rocks!” (http://www.teamsystemrocks.com), a community site devoted to Visual Studio Team System and Visual Studio 2010, where he also blogs about Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server. He is also a co-host of the popular Team Foundation Server podcast, “Radio TFS” (http://www.radiotfs.com). He has spoken on Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server topics at various user groups, code camps, and conferences, including Microsoft Tech Ed Developer — North America 2008 and 2009. When not writing or working with computers, Mickey enjoys a range of hobbies, from playing on Xbox Live (“Gamer Tag: HereBDragons”) to participating in local community theater. Nothing beats his favorite pastime though — sitting on his couch with his lovely wife Amye, and their two Chihuahuas, Lucy and Linus.
BRIAN KELLER is a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, specializing in Visual Studio and application lifecycle management. Keller has been with Microsoft since 2002, and has presented at conferences all over the world, including TechEd, Professional Developers Conference (PDC), and MIX. Keller is also a regular personality on MSDN’s Channel 9 Web site, and is co-host of the popular show, “This Week on Channel 9.” Outside of work, he can usually be found enjoying the great outdoors while either rock climbing, backpacking, skiing, or surfing.
AJOY KRISHNAMOORTHY is a Senior Product Manager in the Microsoft Patterns and Practices group. In this role, he focuses on planning the areas of investments and business strategy for Patterns and Practices. Prior to this role, Krishnamoorthy worked as a Senior Product Manager for Microsoft Visual Studio Team System. He has more than ten years of consulting experience, playing variety of roles, including developer, architect, and technical project manager. Krishnamoorthy has written articles for online and printed magazines, and co-authored several books on ASP.NET. You can check out his blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/ajoyk. Krishnamoorthy has an MBA from Ohio State University. Any spare time is spent with his family, playing board/card games with friends, watching sports (especially when the Ohio State Buckeyes are playing), and learning to play “Tabla.”
MARTIN WOODWARD is currently the Program Manager for the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Cross-Platform Tools Team. Before joining Microsoft, Woodward was voted Team System MVP of the Year, and has spoken about Team Foundation Server at events internationally. Not only does Woodward bring a unique insight into the inner workings of the product he has experienced from more than a half-decade of real-world use at companies big and small, he is also always happy to share. When not working or speaking, Woodward can be found at his blog, http://www.woodwardweb.com.