Over 80 hands-on DevOps and ALM-focused recipes for Scrum Teams to enable the Continuous Delivery of high-quality Software... Faster! About This Book Release high quality, reliable software quickly through building, testing, and deployment automation Improve the predictability, reliability, and availability of TFS in your organization by scheduling administration and maintenance activities Extend, customize, and integrate tools with TFS, enabling your teams to manage their application lifecycles effectively Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at software professionals including Developers, Testers, Architects, Configuration Analysts, and Release Managers who want to understand the capabilities of TFS to deliver better quality software faster. A working setup of TFS 2015 and some familiarity with the concepts of software life cycle management is assumed. What You Will Learn Creating a Team Project with Dashboards, Assigning License, Adding users, and Auditing Access Setting up a Git repository in an existing TFVC-based Team Project Setting up branch policies and conducting Pull requests with code reviews Mapping, assigning and tracking work items shared by multiple teams Setting up and customizing Backlogs, Kanban board, Sprint Taskboard, and dashboards Creating a Continuous Integration, Continuous Build, and Release Pipeline Integrating SonarQube with TFBuild to manage Technical Debt Triggering Selenium Web Tests on a Selenium Test Grid using TFBuild Using Visual Studio Team Services Cloud load testing capability with new Build framework Extending and customizing the capabilities of Team Foundation Server using API and Process Editor In Detail Team Foundation Server (TFS) allows you to manage code repositories, build processes, test infrastructure, and deploy labs. TFS supports your team, enabling you to connect, collaborate, and deliver on time. Microsoft's approach to Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) provides a flexible and agile environment that adapts to the needs of your team, removes barriers between roles, and streamlines processes. The book introduces you to creating and setting up team projects for scrum teams. You'll explore various source control repositories, branching, and merging activities, along with a demonstration of how to embed quality into every code check-in. Then, you'll discover agile project planning and management tools. Later, emphasis is given to the testing and release management features of TFS which facilitate the automation of the release pipeline in order to create potentially shippable increments. By the end of the book, you'll have learned to extend and customize TFS plugins to incorporate them into other platforms and enable teams to manage the software lifecycle effectively. Style and approach This book is a recipe-based guide that uses a problem-solution format to call out inefficiencies in the software development lifecycle and then guides you, step-by-step, on how you can use Team Foundation Server to your advantage in those areas.
If you are a Visual Studio 2013 or .NET developer who would like to sharpen your existing skill set and adapt to new .NET technologies, this is the book for you. A basic understanding of .NET and C# is required.
Have the best tools at your fingertips to extend and maximize the efficiency of your business management About This Book Follow practical and easy-to-grasp examples, illustrations and coding to make the most out of Dynamics 365 for Operations in your business scenario Extend Dynamics 365 for Operations in a cost-effective manner by using tools you already have Solve common business problems with the valuable features of Dynamics 365 for Operations Who This Book Is For This book is for those who are getting to grips with Dynamics 365 for Operations developers or those migrating from C# development. The guide includes information essential for new and experienced Dynamics 365 for Operations developers. What You Will Learn Create enumerated and extended data types Understand the importance of using patterns and frameworks while creating a unique concept for your solution Service and deploy your code and packages to improve performance Write and perform unit tests to automate the testing process Design your security model and policies to provide code access privileges Construct the UI and business logic to add Power BI to dashboards In Detail Dynamics 365 for Operations is the ERP element of Microsoft's new Dynamics 365 Enterprise Edition. Operations delivers the infrastructure to allow businesses to achieve growth and make better decisions using scalable and contemporary ERP system tools. This book provides a collection of “recipes” to instruct you on how to create—and extend—a real-world solution using Operations. All key aspects of the new release are covered, and insights into the development language, structure, and tools are discussed in detail. New concepts and patterns that are pivotal to elegant solution designs are introduced and explained, and readers will learn how to extend various aspects of the system to enhance both the usability and capabilities of Operations. Together, this gives the reader important context regarding the new concepts and the confidence to reuse in their own solution designs. This “cookbook” provides the ingredients and methods needed to maximize the efficiency of your business management using the latest in ERP software—Dynamics 365 for Operations. Style and approach The book takes a practical recipe-based approach, focusing on real-world scenarios and giving you all the information you need to build a strong Dynamics 365 for Operations implementation.
Written in a cookbook style, this book offers learning and techniques through recipes. It contains step-by-step instructions for developers who want to build rich data-driven business applications using Silverlight or Windows Phone 7. The book is designed in such a way that you can refer to things chapter by chapter, or read them in no particular order. If you are a .NET developer who wants to build professional data-driven applications with Silverlight or Windows Phone 7, then this book is for you. Basic experience of programming Silverlight and familiarity with accessing data using ADO.NET in normal .NET applications is required.
“Visual Studio 2012 Cookbook” is a concise and practical cookbook with recipes which get you up and running straight away with all the new functionality of Visual Studio 2012. If you are a developer excited about the new features introduced in Visual Studio 2012, then no matter what your programming language of choice is, “Visual Studio 2012 Cookbook” is for you. You should have a good knowledge of working with previous versions of Visual Studio to enjoy the recipes in this book.
Over 50 new and improved recipes to put Visual Studio 2015 to work in your crucial development projects About This Book Get to grips with all the new Visual Studio 2015 features regardless of your preferred programming language Apply Visual Studio to all areas of development: writing, debugging, and application lifecycle maintenance Straightforward and hands-on advice for building both Windows and Android apps Who This Book Is For If you are a developer excited about the new features introduced in Visual Studio 2015, then no matter what your programming language of choice is, Visual Studio 2015 Cookbook is for you. You should have a good knowledge of working with previous versions of Visual Studio to benefit from the recipes in this book. What You Will Learn Customize the editor's new abilities to fit your development style Create apps for Windows Use Visual Studio to debug parallel and concurrent programs Integrate .NET Framework 4.6 effectively Put TypeScript to work in your web applications Develop modern C++11 with Visual Studio 2015 Protect and manage your source code with Team Foundation Server In Detail Visual Studio 2015 is the premier tool for developers targeting the Microsoft platform. Learning how to effectively use this technology can enhance your productivity while simplifying your most common tasks, allowing you more time to focus on your project. Visual Studio 2015 is packed with improvements that increase productivity, and this book walks you through each one in succession to help you smooth your workflow and get more accomplished. From customization and the interface to code snippets and debugging, the Visual Studio upgrade expands your options — and this book is your fast-track guide to getting on board quickly. Visual Studio 2015 Cookbook will introduce you to all the new areas of Visual Studio and how they can quickly be put to use to improve your everyday development tasks. With this book, you will learn not only what VS2015 offers, but what it takes to put it to work for your projects. Style and approach This book is a practical guide to using Visual Studio 2015 and will help you become familiar with the improvements made in previous versions. Each recipe provides a hands-on approach to the new features with step-by-step instructions on how to increase your productivity.
Get the supplement that helps you drill even further into MSBuild—and maximize your control over the software build and deployment process. Designed as a companion to the popular book Inside the Microsoft Build Engine: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build, Second Edition, this supplement extends your knowledge by covering what’s new in Visual Studio 2012 for MSBuild and Team Foundation Build. You’ll also gain a fresh cookbook of examples to help you get productive with UI changes, batching, Team Foundation Server, offline apps, database publishing, and other essential topics. Extends your knowledge of MSBuild with all-new coverage of Visual Studio 2012 Shares additional hands-on insights and guidance from two expert authors Provides a cookbook of examples to study and reuse
This hands-on cookbook takes readers through many highly applicable intermediate and advanced SharePoint recipes, as well as offering three real-world business scenarios to complement the knowledge already gained. The book specifically sets out to cover important SharePoint 2010 topics that are often avoided by other authors. If you are an advanced End User or Power User of SharePoint 2010 who wants to accomplish specific business tasks beyond the basics, then this cookbook is not to be missed. You should already be comfortable with SharePoint in order to get the most out the recipes, which are applicable up to and including SharePoint Enterprise edition. You'll find this book useful not only as a learning tool, but also as a reference guide as your SharePoint skills and experience increase.
Make the most of PowerShell's features to manage all aspects of your Exchange Server 2016 environment. About This Book Learn to integrate PowerShell with Exchange Server 2016 Write scripts and functions to run tasks automatically, and generate complex reports with PowerShell Use these effective recipes to learn all popular and important PowersShell scripts to manage tasks and avoid errors Who This Book Is For This book is for messaging professionals who want to build real-world scripts with Windows PowerShell and the Exchange Management Shell. You'll also find it indispensable if you're a network or systems administrator responsible for managing and maintaining Exchange Server 2016. What You Will Learn Master the new features and capabilities of PowerShell and Exchange Server 2016 Get to grips with the core PowerShell concepts Use simple PowerShell scripts and commands to get powerful results Generate detailed reports, send the output of commands by email , and schedule scripts to run automatically Import, export, and move mailboxes, and delete messages from mailboxes using the command line Configure transport server settings such as mail relay, tracking logs, transport rules, delivery reports, and more Manage mailbox and public folders Monitor the health of an Exchange environment through built-in cmdlets and other methods Integrate Exchange with Office Online Server, Skype for Business Server, and Exchange Online (Office 365) In Detail We start with a set of recipes on core PowerShell concepts. This will provide you with a foundation for the examples in the book. Next, you'll see how to implement some of the common exchange management shell tasks, so you can effectively write scripts with this latest release. You will then learn to manage Exchange recipients, automate recipient-related tasks in your environment, manage mailboxes, and understand distribution group management within the Exchange Management Shell. Moving on, we'll work through several scenarios where PowerShell scripting can be used to increase your efficiency when managing databases, which are the most critical resources in your Exchange environment. Towards the end, you'll discover how to achieve Exchange High Availability and how to secure your environment, monitor the health of Exchange, and integrate Exchange with Office Online Server, Skype for Business Server, and Exchange Online (Office 365). By the end of the book, you will be able to perform administrative tasks efficiently. Style and approach This practical guide is packed with handy recipes to help you perform common administration tasks, as well as complex tasks in Exchange Server, without any hassle.