Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Visual Studio 2012 help developer to focus on what is Important by using New Features in Team Explorer Called “MY Work”. Normally when we are doing some new development in Visual studio. We open multiple windows, breakpoint for the debugging current scenario. Sometimes mid of development we get very urgent. Like some bug fix. For that you have changed the whole context. To compile and debug code for bug fixing. Change context it’s really such great Problem me. Because to change my context of the work I have to close all current working windows and remove all breakpoints and commit the uncompleted code in Visual Studio. And it’s such a waste of time and developers Productivity. But in new Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 has a new feature called “My WORK”.
If you’re using Visual Studio Premium or Visual Studio Ultimate you can use My Work Page in Team Explorer. Just Clicking on “Home Icon”
In My work page you will three major Sections
In Progress Work
By just drag and drop your work item you can track all associated with this task automatically.
You save current Work State. Like all breakpoints and open windows uncompleted Source Code. And resume it later to start from the same state. It’s just like Pausing IED.
Available work items
All tasks which Assign by Team to you. On Agile board by using the TFS Agile Template. Automatically will appears in here. And when you just drag them into In Progress work automatically IT start’s tracking of all code Changes and Associated with this task. And that your team can monitor form agile board.
And you Team Member can also check all Code Changes in browser with side by side comparison.
Code Reviews and Requests
In visual studio 2012 you can improve your code quality and reduce the risk. By using Code Review or Requests. You can Request your team member to review your code or test and helps you to solve the problem. And another team member can receives Code Review Requests and they can respond their idea and Point of view by test or code. The requester has right to accept these code changes or reject them.
By : Usama Wahab Khan