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NSE3001 - Team Foundation Server 2012 Advanced Topics

NSE3001 - Team Foundation Server 2012 Advanced Topics

Duration: 2 days

Price: $1258.75


This two-day, instructor-led course dives deep into the Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2012 areas of process templates, template customization, advanced version control, parallel development, Team Foundation Build, extending Team Foundation Server, and a variety of preferred practices. It provides students with the knowledge and skills to effectively understand, customize, and leverage these features and capabilities.

Learning Objectives

• Process template architecture
• Team Foundation Build architecture
• Modifying a process template
• Setting up a build controller and agent
• Creating and altering work item types
• Running tests during a build
• Using global lists
• Implementing Continuous Integration
• Challenges associated with parallel development
• Supporting code coverage and code analysis
• TFS support for parallel development
• Using gated check-in builds and private builds
• Available branching strategies
• Team Foundation Build community projects
• Selecting an appropriate branching strategy
• Customizing a build process template
• Version control workspace types and usage
• Selecting and using a build workflow activity
• Setting up and managing workspaces
• Client and server object models
• Using branch and merge commands
• Extending work item tracking
• Forward integration and reverse integration
• Extending version control
• Using shelve and unshelve commands
• Creating a custom check-in policy
• Detecting and resolving conflicts
• Extending Team Foundation Build
• Securing folders and files in version control
• Using a custom Team Build workflow activity
• Using the TF command line utility
• Team Foundation Services
• Installing and using the MSSCCI provider
• Team Foundation Server eventing service
• Using alternate compare and merge tools
• People, process, and tools: preferred practices

Method of Delivery

• Onsite/Live class instructions or Online web conference
• Lectures
• Open discussion
• Case studies
• Surveys

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