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Application Lifecycle and Management Using Visual Studio 2017

VS-100 (3 Days)
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ALM Using Visual Studio 2017 Training Overview

Accelebrate's Application Lifecycle and Management Using Visual Studio 2017 training class teaches students how to use the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools found in Visual Studio 2017 and the Team Foundation Server 2017 or Visual Studio Online to plan, track, design, develop, and test working software. This course can be delivered using the Scrum, Agile, or CMMI process template.

Note: This course can also be taught using Visual Studio 2015.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

ALM Using Visual Studio 2017 Training Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Use Visual Studio 2017 ALM tools
  • Plan and create team project collections
  • Plan, manage, and track work
  • Create storyboards in PowerPoint for collaboration
  • Work with Git and/or TFVC version control systems
  • Test web applications
  • Configure build agents
  • Improve development and operations

ALM Using Visual Studio 2017 Training Outline

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Introduction to Visual Studio ALM
  • Application Lifecycle Management overview
  • Visual Studio ALM tools
  • Team Foundation Server overview
  • Features and capabilities by edition and role
Team Projects
  • The Project Administrator role
  • Team project collections and team projects
  • Creating a team project
  • Configuring and managing a team project
  • Renaming and deleting a team project
Planning and managing work
  • Process template overview
  • Work item types, categories, and hierarchies
  • Creating and managing work items
  • Using tags to categorize work items
  • Querying, charting, and reporting work items
  • Managing a product backlog and sprint backlog
Version Control
  • Git version control system overview
  • TFVC version control system overview
  • Integration with Visual Studio
  •  Setting up and configuring version control
  • Basic and advanced workflows
  • Branching and merging
  • Managing and resolving conflicts
Collaborating as a Team
  • Using the My Work window
  • Suspending and resuming work
  • Shelving and unshelving changes
  • Creating storyboards in PowerPoint
  • Reviewing code in Visual Studio
  • Providing feedback using the Feedback Client
  • Collaborating in a Team Room
Writing Quality Code
  • Unit testing and code coverage
  • Using IntelliTest to generate unit tests
  • Test-Driven Development (TDD) overview
  • Code analysis and code metrics
  • Code clone analysis
  • Application profiling
  • IntelliTrace
  • CodeLens
Testing the Application
  • Visual Studio test types
  • Web performance tests
  • Load tests
  • Microsoft Test Manager (MTM)
  • Test plans, test suites, and test cases
  •  Manual tests
  • Web-based test case management
  • Coded UI tests
  • Exploratory tests
Building and Releasing
  • Team Foundation Build
  • Build agents and types of builds
  • Creating, queuing, monitoring, and managing a build
  • Running tests as part of the build
  • Customizing the build process
Improving DevOps
  • Development and Operations goals and schisms
  • Identifying and reducing technical debt
  • Improving delivery frequency
  • Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Release Management for Visual Studio
  • Continuous Delivery (CD)
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

VS-100

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, students should have experience working on a software development team and be familiar with that team’s ALM processes, practices, and tools. Additionally, students should:

  • Have familiarity with their development process
  • Have familiarity with distributed application design
  • Be able to read and understand C# .NET code (all source code will be provided)
  • Have used Visual Studio 2013, 2015, or 2017
  • Be able to read and understand requirements
  • Understand the Microsoft Windows operating system and security basics

Training Materials:

All Visual Studio 2107 training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Visual Studio 2017 with the latest update
  • Access to a Team Foundation Server 2017 instance
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate would provide

Contact Us:

Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

For pricing and to learn more, please contact us.

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