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TFS2010 WIT: A better User Story work item template

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Here is a revised version of Microsoft’s Agile User Story Work item Template (WIT) which I have adapted to permit greater flexibility in rejected the story.  2,086 more words

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Check-In Metrics and Code Reviews

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Check-in metrics may include

  • test coverage,
  • duplicated code,
  • cyclomatic complexity,
  • afferent coupling (the number of other packages that depend upon classes within the package as an indicator of the package’s responsibility)
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Team Foundation Server Working Practices

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Over the years, I have continued to refine the working practices my teams use when using Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) as the application life cycle management (ALM) tool for work item tracking and version control.  730 more words

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The McLoughlin Gambit

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“It works on my machine”
The McLoughlin Gambit is the defensive war cry of developers “But it works on my machine!”. That, think the tester, the delivery manager, the customer and the user, is all very well, but if it doesn’t work on my machine then as far as I’m concerned, it simply doesn’t work. 544 more words

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User experience with Gated Check-in

When your TFS administrator has enabled the Gated Check-in feature you do not notice anything at first. However, when you check in files a new dialog box appears: 344 more words

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Configuring Gated Check-In

You have probably heard of a new feature in Visual Studio/TFS 2010 called Gated Check-In. The problem this is supposed to solve is the problem of broken builds – when a check-in makes the next build fail. 154 more words

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