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Team Foundation Server is now for everyone! Team Foundation Server is an integral part of Microsoft's Application Lifecycle Management suite for managing and delivering software projects. The 2013 update has opened up TFS for everyone by expanding capabilities to support iOS, MacOS, Android, and Java development. Professional Team Foundation Server 2013 covers the latest updates for Agile Project Management, Test-Case Management, Release Management, and shows new users the TFS workflow for managing and delivering products. The authors leverage their positions as MVP Microsoft insiders to guide you step-by-step through all things TFS, as well as help prepare you for the Team Foundation Server Certification Exam.
* 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 * Gives TFS administrators the tools they need 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 * Explains extensibility options and how to write extensions for TFS * Helps certification candidates prepare for the Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2013 certification exam Professional Team Foundation Server 2013 is the ultimate guide to mastering this invaluable developer's tool.
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  • Paperback | 912 pages
  • 186 x 234 x 43mm | 1,502g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 1118836340
  • 9781118836347
  • 1,023,956

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A comprehensive guide to Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2013



Team Foundation Server has become the leading Microsoft productivity tool for software management, and this guide covers what developers need to know to use it effectively. Written by Microsoft insiders and MVPs, the book follows the tutorial style of Wrox's successful Professional guides. The 2013 release expands beyond the Microsoft developer community to include supporting iOS, MacOS, Android, and Java development. Offering a specific focus on the significant new features of the TFS 2013 release, the guide still provides step-by-step instructions for using TFS to manage and deliver software products in an enterprise.



Professional Team Foundation Server 2013:

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 Gives TFS administrators the tools they need 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, and reporting Explains support for Git version control. Helps certification candidates prepare for the Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2013 certification exam

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.



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Table of contents

INTRODUCTION xxxix PART I GETTING STARTED CHAPTER 1 Introducing Visual Studio Online and Team Foundation Server 2013 3 CHAPTER 2 Planning a Deployment 13 CHAPTER 3 Installation and Configuration 45 CHAPTER 4 Connecting to Team Foundation Server 63 PART II VERSION CONTROL CHAPTER 5 Overview of Version Control 87 CHAPTER 6 Using Centralized Team Foundation Version Control 101 CHAPTER 7 Distributed Version Control with Git and Team Foundation Server 167 CHAPTER 8 Version Control in Heterogeneous Teams 201 CHAPTER 9 Migration from Legacy Version Control Systems 227 CHAPTER 10 Branching and Merging 243 CHAPTER 11 Common Version Control Scenarios 281 PART III PROJECT MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 12 Introducing Work Item Tracking 303 CHAPTER 13 Customizing Process Templates 333 CHAPTER 14 Managing Teams and Agile Planning Tools 373 CHAPTER 15 Reporting and SharePoint Dashboards 401 CHAPTER 16 Project Server Integration 433 PART IV TEAM FOUNDATION BUILD CHAPTER 17 Overview of Build Automation 447 CHAPTER 18 Using Team Foundation Build 465 CHAPTER 19 Customizing the Build Process 519 CHAPTER 20 Release Management 557 PART V ADMINISTRATION CHAPTER 21 Introduction to Team Foundation Server Administration 587 CHAPTER 22 Scalability and High Availability 625 CHAPTER 23 Disaster Recovery 649 CHAPTER 24 Security and Privileges 673 CHAPTER 25 Monitoring Server Health and Performance 699 CHAPTER 26 Testing and Lab Management 725 CHAPTER 27 Upgrading Team Foundation Server 757 CHAPTER 28 Working with Geographically Distributed Teams 775 CHAPTER 29 Extending Team Foundation Server 795 INDEX 825
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About Steven St. Jean

Steven St. Jean is a Senior ALM Consultant with Microsoft s Premier Support for Developers team Damian Brady is a Solution Architect and State Manager for SSW in Brisbane, Australia, specializing in application lifecycle management and ASP.NET development. Ed Blankenship works at Microsoft as the Product Manager for Visual Studio Online, Team Foundation Server, and Application Lifecycle Management. Martin Woodward is a Principal Program Manager on the Visual Studio team at Microsoft. Grant Holliday is a Senior Service Engineer for Microsoft Visual Studio Online. Edward Thomson is a Senior Software Development Engineer at Microsoft where he develops Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio tools with an emphasis on version control and Git libraries.
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