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Effective Team Development using Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (6214)

Course Description Schedule

Course Content

Describe integrated Application Life-Cycle Management (ALM) and how Visual Studio Team System 2008 aids the ALM process.

  • Identify the components of Visual Studio Team System architecture and how these are used to improve collaboration and increase the overall efficiency of the team development process.
  • Describe project management tools available in Visual Studio Team System.
  • Describe the Developer and Architect tasks in Visual Studio Team System 2008.
  • Describe MSBuild architecture and customize Team Build.
  • Access Version control and use branching and merging effectively.
  • Describe tools used for performance and code analysis.
  • Describe tools used for performance and code analysis.

Who should attend

This course is intended for Enterprise IT Staff who actively participate in software development projects. They participate in specification, design, coding, testing or project management.


Experience and familiarity with process methodologies such as Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF). Familiarity with diagramming implementations, High-level database design, Distributed systems design, Business requirements analysis. Experience in using source code versioning control tools, bug reporting, tracking, analysis tools, and possibly a unit testing suite. Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.

Course Objectives

This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage source control management, a configurable build process, tools that aid in test driven development, and process workflow all integrated directly into Visual Studio 2008. By the end of the course, developers are equipped to use test-driven techniques and proven software processes to create high-quality software with a minimal change in overall effort.

Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 3 days

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