How to Change a Test Configuration in the TFS Test Hub

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If you’re using Team Foundation Server’s Test Hub for your QA testing effort, you’ve probably seen this annoyance.  All of your test cases say “Windows 8” in the Configuration column.  Windows 8?!? What is this? 2014?!  You’ll hit your next level of frustration about 20 seconds later when you find out that there’s no way […]

TFS2010’s Stories Overview Report: What are “Test Points”?

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I was visiting a new customer yesterday who is thinking of adopting Team Foundation Server 2010.  Amongst other things, they asked me for an overview of the SQL Server Reporting Services Reports –- specifically, which reports are good for Project Managers.  My first thought was the Stories Overview report. The Stories Overview report (see Figure […]

Silverlight Coded UI Tests with UserControls & AutomationProperties

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Summary: Silverlight Coded UI tests don’t work properly against UserControls unless you specify either AutomationProperties.Name or AutomationProperties.Id on the UserControl. (Thanks to Howie Hilliker @ Microsoft for his help figuring out this problem!) With the release of Visual Studio 2010 Feature Pack 2, we now have the ability to create Coded UI Tests against our […]