Brand new TFS 2012 Training for the Release of Visual Studio 2012

By moniquebu

Microsoft will release to manufacture (RTM) Visual Studio 2012 and Team Foundation Server 2012 in the first week of August with the official release planned for September. With the majority of users eligible for a “free” upgrade to the latest version through their MSDN Subscriptions, expect to see many organizations upgrading over the coming six months!

Why not hit the ground running by having your staff up skilled on the many great new features Microsoft have included in this release. Here’s just a sample of some of the new features we cover in our TFS 2012 courses:

  • A completely new web interface to help you interact with TFS
  • New Agile Planning tools to help you create and manage your product backlog
  • A task board to help you see the state of work in progress
  • A new feedback client to help ensure continuous feedback from your stakeholders
  • New exploratory testing features to help your testers create tests from exploratory testing sessions
  • Storyboarding support to allow you to create professional interactive storyboards to show your stakeholders
  • Support for teams within a Team Project with independent backlogs, dashboards and task boards.
  • Support for testing new Windows 8-style applications
  • Much, much more.

Our new range of 6 courses for Visual Studio 2012 TFS can provide your team with all the skills and knowledge necessary to make the maximum advantage from the new features in the 2012 release. Here is our line-up of new courses for TFS 2012:

  1. TFS 2012 Configuration and Administration
  2. Software Testing with Visual Studio 2012
  3. Test Automation, Web Performance, and Load Testing with VS 2012
  4. Managing Projects with TFS 2012
  5. ALM Solutions using TFS 2012
  6. TFS 2012 Developer Fundamentals

Implementing TFS 2010 Team Solutions

By quicklearnteam

On December 12th, QuickLearn is running a 5-day Visual Studio TFS 2010 course to quickly get development teams up and running.

This class is designed for individuals or complete development teams who need to learn how to use Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate and TFS 2010 for agile software development. This course is broken up into five units: project management, agile team development, test management strategies, and TFS systems administration.

Visit our website for more details and to register.

At course completion, students will be able to:

  • Install & configure TFS 2010 and its prerequisite components
  • Create, configure and manage Team Projects
  • Create and customise Work Item Queries to find and organise work
  • Use the version control system effectively including branching
  • Install and configure a build environment including build controllers and agents
  • Create and manage test plans, test suites and test configurations
  • Create and maintain coded UI tests
  • View the built-in reports available in TFS 2010

The class is taught by ALM MVP Anthony Borton in Redmond, WA and is available remotely from your home or office. Anthony Borton is a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP and is QuickLearn’s Visual Studio ALM technologist and trainer. Has has been an MCP and MCT for more than 15 years and has completed over 50 exams including MS exam 001. He is a Professional Scrum Developer Trainer and has been a Certified ScrumMaster for a number of years.

Quotes from recent Visual Studio TFS students:

“My entire training experience was wonderful and unforgettable. Thank you QuickLearn!!” – Alan H.

“Of all the in-house courses and instructors we have had, Mr. Anthony Borton is the best instructor we have had. He was very knowledgeable on the subject matter.” – David B.

“It was a great class with a large amount of information that was covered in a very effectively manner. It surpassed my expectations!” – Christopher M.

Visit our website for more details and to register.