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Software Engineering with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System is written for any software team that is considering running a software project using Visual Studio Team System (VSTS), or evaluating modern software development practices for its use.
It is about the value-up paradigm of software development, which forms the basis of VSTS: its guiding ideas, why they are presented in certain ways, and how they fit into the process of managing the software lifecycle. This book is the next best thing to having an onsite coach who can lead the team through a consistent set of processes.
Sam Guckenheimer has been the chief customer advocate for VSTS, responsible for its end-to-end external design. He has written this book as a framework for thinking about software projects in a way that can be directly tooled by VSTS. It presents essential theory and practical examples to describe a realistic process for IT projects.
Readers will learn what they need to know to get started with VSTS, including
This is a book that any team using or considering VSTS should read.
About the Author xvii
CHAPTER 1 A Value-Up Paradigm 1
CHAPTER 2 Value-Up Processes 27
CHAPTER 3 Requirements 49
CHAPTER 4 Project Management 79
CHAPTER 5 Architectural Design 115
CHAPTER 6 Development 133
CHAPTER 7 Testing 165
CHAPTER 8 Reporting Bugs 205
CHAPTER 9 Troubleshooting the Project 221
CHAPTER 10 Conclusion 243