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Tarun Arora - Visual Studio ALM MVP ALM, Agile, Automation, Performance Testing, Software QA, Cloud, ... Power Tools Visual Studio Power Tools
Power Shell Analysing Emails Trends
I promised my friend Chuck that I would post the Power Shell script to get the list of most discussed topics and the tops writers in an email distribution list. Generally there are loads of emails that fly around on the ALM Champs and ALM Rangers distribution list. It is interesting to analyse what are the most discussed topics are and who are the most active participants. More details on the objective here on Chuck’s blog. So, here we go, the powershell script below will give you the following output, ......

Posted On Sunday, March 3, 2013 11:41 PM

How to backup the TFS 2012 databases
Team Foundation Server Backups - You need to install the ‘Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 Update xx Power Tool’ on the application-tier for Team Foundation Server. The tool can schedule backups for the following databases that your deployment of Team Foundation Server uses: the configuration database the database for each team project collection the databases that Team Foundation Server uses in conjunction with SharePoint Products, if your deployment includes integration with SharePoint ......

Posted On Saturday, February 16, 2013 6:28 PM

Are you cashing in on the MVP complimentary subscriptions ?
The two most asked questions in the Microsoft technology communities around the Microsoft MVP program are, 1. How do I become a Microsoft MVP? 2. What benefits do I get as an MVP? The answer to the first question has been well answered here. In this blog post, I’ll try and answer the second question. Please find a comprehensive list of Not for Resale personal subscriptions of various products that Microsoft MVP’s are eligible for Update [Tarun] 28-August-2012: 1. Removing Armadillo Adaptive Bug Prevention ......

Posted On Saturday, August 25, 2012 4:55 PM

Visual Studio Tip Move Multiple Files using Move command
At some point in the project lifecycle, one has to perform certain housekeeping activities in the version control, it might be restructuring folders or simply moving files into directories… The move command in the visual studio source control explorer proves to be of great help! However, with the Move command only allows you to move just one file or folder at a time. It more than often that we need to move multiple files at once. A quick look at how this works at present… (valid for both VS 2010 ......

Posted On Saturday, July 21, 2012 1:27 PM

TFS API: Using LINQpad to query TFS
Download Demo - LINQpad Query In this blog post I’ll be showing you how to query TFS using LINQpad. 1. Download LINQpad Those who are familiar with LINQpad know its benefits and ease of use, i would urge others to try it. You can download LINQpad and read more about it from here => http://www.linqpad.net/ 2. Download TFS SDK I have a blog post on where and how to download the TFS SDK from => here 3. Querying TFS using LINQpad Open LINQpad Select Query Properties by selecting Query from menu ......

Posted On Monday, September 12, 2011 10:13 PM

TFS 2010 Power Tools–August 11
The TFS 2010 Power Tools, August 11 release shortly on its way, read more about the teaser here at Brian Harrys blog http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bha... What feature would you have liked to be included? Share this post : ......

Posted On Monday, August 8, 2011 11:06 PM

TFS Backup Plan Wizard - A backup plan already exists for the TFS Configuration
Technorati Tags: Team Foundation Server 2010,Power Tools,TF254027 Error Recently moved from TFS 2010 server to another TFS 2010 server and trying to configure a backup plan using the Backup plan wizard that comes along with the TFS Power Tools. The tool allows you to set up Team Foundation Server backups - The tool can schedule backups for the following databases that your deployment of Team Foundation Server uses: the configuration database the database for each team project collection the databases ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 9:47 PM

Debugger Canvas
A new power tool that promises to redefine the way you debug. You would need the high end Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate edition to run this power tool, the idea is to enhance the debugging experience and present code in bubble windows as you navigate from code in one page to code in another page. This should let u traverse through the stack easily, what more you can save the debug bubble canvas session, add notes, etc. The power tool will be available for download shortly. The video is promising indeed… ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 24, 2011 6:43 PM

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