LT26 Visual Studio Online: Cloud-y Visual Studio & TFS for Your Teams


4:15pm - 5:30pm

Level: Intermediate

Benjamin Day

Consultant & Trainer

Benjamin Day Consulting, Inc.

Overview of what's available when you sign up for Visual Studio Online

More and more companies are moving their on-premise Team Foundation Server into the cloud. Visual Studio Online (formerly known as Team Foundation Service) gives you access to Team Foundation Server without the hassle of installing and hosting it yourself. In a matter of minutes you can sign up for Visual Studio Online and have access to Team Foundation Version Control, Git, work items for Scrum/Agile, and TFS automated builds. And that's just the beginning. There's also the online QA test plan features, bug/defect tracking, load testing in the cloud, continuous deployment to Windows Azure, and application performance monitoring with Application Insights. And more features are being added all the time. In this session, Ben will give you an overview of what's available when you sign up for Visual Studio Online and show you how you can use VSO's features to get your teams and projects up and running quickly and easily.

You will learn:

  • Why you should move to the cloud
  • Overview of TFS's features
  • Overview of Load Testing in the cloud
  • Overview of Automated Build in the cloud
  • Overview of continuous deployment to Azure
  • Agile/Scrum planning & management in the cloud