Application Lifecycle and Management Using Visual Studio 2019

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Course Number: VS-100

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

ALM Using Visual Studio 2019 Training Overview

Accelebrate's Application Lifecycle and Management Using Visual Studio 2019 training class teaches students how to use the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools found in Visual Studio 2019 and the Team Foundation Server 2019 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 or 2017.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Use Visual Studio 2015, 2017, or 2019 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
  • Implement reporting and analytics
  • Improve development and operations

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 2015, 2017, or 2019
  • Be able to read and understand requirements
  • Understand the Microsoft Windows operating system and security basics

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
Reporting
  • Agile metrics vs. traditional metrics 
  • Configuring alerts and notifications
  • Ad-hoc reporting/charting using Excel
  • Using the Microsoft Analytics extension
  • Querying data using the REST API
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

Training Materials:

All Visual Studio 2019 training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Visual Studio 2019 with the latest update
  • Access to a Team Foundation Server or Azure DevOps instance 2017 instance
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate would provide


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