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Project Description

This Visual Studio ALM Ranger project has the primary goal of delivering scenario based and practical guidance for test automation, planning and management of test plans, test cases and shared steps when going to the next sprint, next release and when working with multiple code branches.

Visual Studio ALM Rangers

This guidance is created by the Visual Studio ALM Rangers, who have the mission to provide out of band solutions for missing features and/or guidance. This content was created with support from Microsoft Product Group, members of Microsoft Services, Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs) and technical specialists from technology communities around the globe, giving you a real-world view from the field, where the technology has been tested and used.

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What is included in the downloads?

  • Test planning and management guidance
  • Test automation concepts


Test planning and management

  • v1: Anutthara Bharadwaj, Bob Hardister, Brian Blackman, Clemens Reijnen, Hassan Fadili, Jens Suessmeyer , Lukasz Gratkowski, Mattias Sköld, Ravi Shanker, Sai Charan Chirravuri.

  • v2: Bob Hardister, Dan Marzolini, David V. Corbin, Derek Keeler, Doug Owens, Hassan Fadili, Mattias Sköld, Michael Pedersen, Niel Zeeman, Oscar Garcia Colon, Tim Star, Willy-Peter Schaub.

Continuous Testing - A practical guide with concepts and approaches

  • v1: Baruch Frei, Bob Hardister, Casey O’Mara, Charles Sterling, Danny Crone, Darrin Rich, Hassan Fadili, Hosam Kamal, James Waletzky, Mike Douglas, Oscar Garcia Colon, Patricia Wagner, Pierre Donyegro, Ricardo Serradas, Ricardo Serradas, Rob Maher, Vladimir Gusarov.


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Last edited Jan 17, 2017 at 4:50 PM by wschaub, version 25