Professional Team Foundation Server 2012

Author : Ed Blankenship, Martin Woodward, Grant Holliday, Brian Keller
Price : Rs 799.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126540907
ISBN 10 : 8126540907
Pages : 792
Type : Paperbound



Team Foundation Server has become the leading Microsoft productivity tool for software management, and this book covers what developers need to know to use it effectively. Fully revised for the new features of TFS 2012, it provides developers and software project managers with step-by-step instructions and even assists those who are studying for the TFS 2012 certification exam. You'll find a broad overview of TFS, thorough coverage of core functions, a look at extensibility options and more, written by Microsoft insiders and MVPs.


Part I Getting Started
•    Introducing Team Foundation Server 2012
•    Planning a Deployment
•    Installation and Configuration
•    Connecting to Team Foundation Server

Part II Version Control
•    Overview of Version Control
•    Using Team Foundation Version Control
•    Ensuring Code Quality.
•    Migration from Legacy Version Control Systems
•    Branching and Merging
•    Common Version Control Scenarios

Part III Project Management
•    Introducing Work-Item Tracking
•    Customizing Process Templates
•    Managing Teams and Agile Planning Tools
•    Reporting and SharePoint Dashboards
•    Integration with Project Server

Part IV Team Foundation Build
•    Overview of Build Automation
•    Using Team Foundation Build
•    Customizing the Build Process

Part V Administration
•    Introduction to Team Foundation Server Administration
•    Scalability and High Availability
•    Disaster Recovery
•    Security and Privileges.
•    Monitoring Server Health and Performance
•    Testing and Lab Management
•    Upgrading Team Foundation Server
•    Working with Geographically Distributed Teams
•    Extending Team Foundation Server


Microsoft developers, software project managers and software testers

Ed Blankenship is an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Consultant with Notion Solutions.  He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Visual Studio ALM, Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team System. Ed was voted Microsoft MVP of the Year for 2010 by his peers.

Martin Woodward is currently the Program Manager for the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Cross-Platform Tools Team. Before joining Microsoft, Woodward was voted Team System MVP of the Year and has spoken about Team Foundation Server at events internationally