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Imaginet’s Top 6 Favorite New Features of TFS 2017

Imaginet’s Top 6 Favorite New Features of TFS 2017 With the recent release of Visual Studio 2017, now is a great time to upgrade your Team Foundation Server (TFS) to 2017! This new release is jam-packed with over 25 new features and fixes that help your team develop software better by improving communication and collaboration throughout your software development process. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider upgrading to TFS 2017:  ...

Moving Your Shared Components to the Next Level – Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of Moving Your Shared Components to the Next Level! In this final video, we will conclude our series by exploring how we can build our components with Microsoft Visual Studio Team Build and push them to an internal shared component repository for future reuse. — Imaginet is your trusted technology partner who turns your business innovation ideas into reality. 18+ years | 1100+ satisfied customers | 2500+ successful engagements. Located in…

Moving Your Shared Components to the Next Level – Part 2

In Part 1 of this video series, we explored several possibilities for overcoming the difficulties with managing shared components and discussed some Imaginet best practices to follow. In Part 2 of this video series, Imaginet’s software innovation experts explore how to create your own Nuget packages for managing your shared components. — Imaginet is your trusted technology partner who turns your business innovation ideas into reality. 18+ years | 1100+ satisfied customers | 2500+ successful engagements….

Moving Your Shared Components to the Next Level – Part 1

Do you experience software development “hell” trying to manage your DLLs and other shared components? In Part 1 of this video series, Imaginet’s software innovation experts explore several possibilities for overcoming the difficulties with managing shared components and discuss some best practices to follow. — Imaginet is your trusted technology partner who turns your business innovation ideas into reality. 18+ years | 1100+ satisfied customers | 2500+ successful engagements. Located in Dallas (Irving), Winnipeg, and…

How to Create Lists in SharePoint Using Visual Studio 2015 (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

How to Create Lists in SharePoint Using Visual Studio 2015 (Step-by-Step Tutorial) At Imaginet, we’re always looking for better and faster ways to accomplish technology goals.  In this article, we’ll explore how to create lists in SharePoint using Visual Studio 2015 in a few simple steps, making your list creation more efficient than ever. Before we being, be sure your development environment meets the requirements for developing SharePoint solutions. You can check those requirements for…

Tips and Tricks from the Imaginet Experts

Kick off your 2016 right with some tips, tricks, and best practices from our resident Imaginet software innovation experts. From SharePoint advice to Visual Studio, TFS, and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) best practices to lessons learned on Custom Application Development projects, we have a lot of great advice to share to get your new year started on the right foot. In this article, we will share 6 tips and tricks from our Imaginet experts, with more to…

Tech Corner: A Focus On Release Management

As a leading provider of ALM services, Imaginet always turns to the Visual Studio ALM toolset when helping our customers. In this Tech Corner video, we will take a deeper look at Visual Studio Release Management and how it can help deliver continuous value in your organization. — Imaginet is your trusted technology partner who turns your business innovation ideas into reality. 18+ years | 1100+ satisfied customers | 2500+ successful engagements. Located in Dallas…

4 Reasons to Upgrade to Team Foundation Server 2015

4 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade to Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 As the new year kicks off, now is a great time to upgrade your Visual Studio Team Foundation Server to 2015 (with Update 1) and have it ready for 2016 ahead.   Why Upgrade to Team Foundation Server 2015? This new release of Team Foundation Server 2015 is jam-packed with over 25 new features and fixes that help your team develop software better by improving communication and…

TFS 2015 is here! Schedule Your Upgrade TODAY!

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015 RTM (Release to Manufacturing) is now available! This is the newest version of Team Foundation Server (TFS), the collaboration platform at the core of Microsoft’s application lifecycle management (ALM) solution.   Why Upgrade to TFS 2015? This new release of Team Foundation Server 2015 is jam-packed with over 25 new features and fixes that help your team develop software better by improving communication and collaboration throughout your software development…

NOW AVAILABLE! Imaginet Timesheet for Microsoft TFS and VS Online 2015!

Imaginet is very proud to announce the newest release of Imaginet Timesheet for both Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 and Microsoft Visual Studio (VS) Online 2015.  With Imaginet Timesheet, you can improve visibility and maximize your team’s productivity by having a simple way to track and report team hours against Team Foundation Server work items. For full details and download information, please visit: http://www.imaginet.com/imaginet-timesheet-for-tfs/. What’s New in this Release Not only is the new release of…

Imaginet MiniCast: Grand Tour of Microsoft Release Management

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to take a grand tour of Microsoft Release Management for Visual Studio and learn how to deliver continuous value in your organization. Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven track record and a reputation…

Imaginet MiniCast: How to Add Pre and Post Build Scripts

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to add pre and post build scripts to your automated build definition in Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) in order to improve build quality and optimize your overall application lifecycle. Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful…

Imaginet MiniCast: How to Create Builds with Team Build

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to create an automated build with Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) & Team Build in order to gain efficiencies and optimize your application lifecycle. Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven…

Mastering Your Deployment Pipeline (Part 3)

  Imaginet Blog Series — Part 3 Mastering Your Deployment Pipeline     We can mitigate a lot of the problems we face in deployment if we just approach things a little differently from the start. We can’t turn back the time on already-running development teams, but we can work to introduce new measures to help reduce costs and improve deployment times. Let’s next look at those points we presented in Part 1 and try…

Imaginet MiniCast: Gain Better Understanding of Your Code with Microsoft Visual Studio CodeLens

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to better understand your code by leveraging CodeLens in Microsoft Visual Studio (VS). Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven track record and a reputation for delivering results. ===== Imaginet is…

Imaginet MiniCast: Minimize Downtime and Reduce MTTR by Leveraging Visual Studio IntelliTrace

Imaginet MiniCast: Minimize Downtime and Reduce MTTR by Leveraging Visual Studio IntelliTrace

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to minimize downtime and reduce the Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) by leveraging IntelliTrace in Microsoft Visual Studio (VS). Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven track record and a reputation…

Imaginet Speaks! Join Imaginet LIVE in Calgary & Edmonton

Imaginet MVP Etienne Tremblay Speaks at the Edmonton .NET User Group (Tues, Nov 18th @ 6:00pm) Imaginet‘s ALM MVP Etienne Tremblay will be presenting a special session on “TFS Version Control Tips and Practices for Developers” at the Edmonton .NET User Group on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 6:00-8:00pm. In the first part of the session, we’ll cover the basics of what is available in TFS 2013 when it comes to version control.  We’ll talk about workspaces,…

Join Imaginet & Microsoft at Connect(); on Nov 12-13

Join Imaginet and Microsoft at this exciting virtual event for developers on Nov 12 & 13, 2014. Connect(); is a cloud-first, mobile-first, code-first virtual event focused on current and future Microsoft technologies for developers. Build on your current skills, unleash your creativity, and expand what’s possible to deliver unprecedented innovations. Starting on Wednesday, November 12, join industry leaders Scott Guthrie, S. “Soma” Somasegar, Brian Harry, and Scott Hanselman live from New York as they share…

Imaginet MiniCast: Delivering Continuous Value with Microsoft Release Management

Imaginet MiniCast: Delivering Continuous Value with Microsoft Release Management

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to deliver continuous value with Microsoft Release Management. Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven track record and a reputation for delivering results. ===== Imaginet is your trusted technology partner who…

Web Deploy Gets Even More Awesome – Profile Specific Transforms

I love Web Deploy. Whenever I’m helping teams that build web applications improve their ALM processes, invariable I end up moving them onto Web Deploy. Not only is it an easier and cleaner way to deploy, but you get the bonus of being able to manage configuration files (Web.config) in your project. Config as Code Maturing in ALM means that you need to head towards continuous deployment. You need to be able to deploy your…