Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server

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2013 12.0.40629.0 Update 5 / 2015 14.0.23129.1 RTM Trial    
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Optimize the performance of Team Foundation Server, while also helping teams develop complex projects using a full-featured platform to communicate

editor's review




Because of the entire end-to-end software development process, Microsoft integrated various apps amongst users who need reliable platforms that can help them express their ideas and develop complex projects.

One of these solutions is Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server that easily automates the software delivery process by helping entire teams to collaborate across roles and track team actions including test results, requirements and bugs.

Used as a back end to various integrated development environments that users can make use of, Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server is a straightforward team-collaboration platform at the core of the Microsoft suite. Its main purpose is to help teams to become more agile and to assist users in a better collaboration.

Thus, it is a reliable solution when it comes to planning projects, collaborating with your team and managing or sharing your code with other colleagues.

Speaking of Team Foundation Server (which is also known as TFS), you have the possibility to configure and automate complex deployments in order to target environments more easily. Development teams can generate comprehensive reports and dashboards that enable them to view and analyze historical trending and real-time visibility into software performance.

Being ideal for testers, developers and other users who need to make use of full-featured team collaboration tools, Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server proves to be a reliable and practical solution when it comes to developing and collaborating with various teams.

Considering that Team Foundation Server comes in two different forms, namely On premises and Cloud service, the main difference between them is that the first one can run on a workstation or server, while the latter can work using a cloud platform without any required installation.

This way, when using Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server you can perform automated tests and builds using a Windows SharePoint Service or SQL Server Express.

By using the powerful tools that this utility comes with, you can manage your application’s life cycle by clearly understanding customer needs and requirements.

To wrap it up, Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server helps teams to create faster and reliable software that meet customer needs and automate complex deployments through code design and implementation.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server was reviewed by Cristina Jitaru
Last updated on August 7th, 2015