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How to Improve Your Software Deployments with Release Management and TFS 2013

As teams try to meet the demand for a more rapid release cadence, one of the biggest pain points they are hitting is managing the releases and creating reliable, repeatable automated deployment. In addition, it is increasingly hard to manage the number of simultaneously in-flight releases. With Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2103, Microsoft now provides new release tooling to help you manage your in-flight releases. In this session, Imaginet will explore and demonstrate this new release management capabilities that will greatly improve your team’s release management experience.
Date
November 6, 2014 12:00 PM CT
Cost
Free
Location

Deliver Higher Quality Software with Automated Coded UI Testing

In this webinar, Imaginet will demonstrate how to record tests run against various types of application user interfaces using Microsoft Visual Studio's Coded UI Tests and how to replay them at any time. Additionally, we will explore how to embed validations, either simple or elaborate, to ensure your application is producing the correct results. Learn how to improve the quality of your applications by having a repeatable set of Microsoft Coded UI Tests available to ensure defects don’t go unnoticed!
Date
November 13, 2014 12:00 PM CST
Cost
Free
Location

TFS Version Control Tips and Practices for Developers

Imaginet's MVP Etienne Tremblay speaks at the Edmonton .NET User Group! In the first part of the session, we’ll cover the basics of what is available in TFS 2013 when it comes to version control.  We’ll talk about workspaces, good practices for check-ins when working in teams, and how it all works behind the scenes.  In the second part of the session, we’ll cover branching patterns and best practices with TFS VC.  We’ll briefly cover builds and deployments as they relate to branches.  I’ll also briefly talk about dependency management as they relate to branches. Come join us!
Date
November 18, 2014 5:30 PM MT
Cost
Free
Location
Edmonton Downtown Library (6th Floor Room 7). Address: 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB

Enhance Productivity with Distributed Version Control Using Git and Visual Studio 2013

Microsoft’s newest release of Team Foundation 2013 enables you to work locally with a Git (distributed version control) repository and then “sync up” with a central TFS repository. In this session, we will discuss and demonstrate how this new integration works and the advantages that it will provide for your teams. Get best of both distributed version control system (DVCS) and Team Foundation Server with the TFS-Git integration. Come join us for this free webcast!
Date
November 20, 2014 12:00 PM CST
Cost
Free
Location

Enterprise UX: Project Success with User Experience Design

Find out why User Experience Design is the most important process that your development practice needs to adopt to stay ahead of the game. We will identify the fundamentals of UX and explain how you can succeed on your next project.
Date
December 4, 2014 12:00 PM CST
Cost
Free
Location

How to Improve Your Software Deployments with Release Management and TFS 2013

As teams try to meet the demand for a more rapid release cadence, one of the biggest pain points they are hitting is managing the releases and creating reliable, repeatable automated deployment. In addition, it is increasingly hard to manage the number of simultaneously in-flight releases. With Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2103, Microsoft now provides new release tooling to help you manage your in-flight releases. In this session, Imaginet will explore and demonstrate this new release management capabilities that will greatly improve your team’s release management experience.
Date
December 11, 2014 12:00 PM CT
Cost
Free
Location

Discover How the Kanban Method Can Kick Start a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Kanban was originally created as a scheduling system to help manufacturing organizations determine what to produce, when to produce it, and how much to produce. Although this may not sound like software development, these lean principles can be successfully applied to development teams to improve the delivery of value through better visibility and limits on work in process. This webinar will provide an overview of the Kanban method, including the history and motivation, the core principles and practices, and how these apply to efficiency and process improvement in software development.
Date
December 18, 2014 12:00 PM CST
Cost
Free
Location

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