Content Index for Microsoft Test Manager

Topic

Link

Walkthroughs

 
 

Demo videos

 

No More Missed Requirements

 

10-4 Episode 23: An Introduction to Manual Testing

 

Introduction to Record and Playback Engine in VSTT 2010

Understanding the MTM application UI

 
 

The Evolution of the UI Design of Test and Lab Manager

 

Activity Centers

 

The View Toolbar

 

Column Chooser in Data Grids

 

Single Instance Application

 

Artifact Updates

 

Keyboard Shortcuts in MTLM

 

Test Steps in MTLM

Basic concepts of test artifacts

 
 

Three kinds of test suites

 

Work Item Categories

 

Using Shared Steps

 

‘Active’ Tests

 

Test Configurations in a Test Plan

 

What is a Test Plan?

Using MTM to do basic operations

 
 

Navigating Back and Forward

 

Open Items and Manage Queries

 

Manage Queries – Artifact or Manager?

 

Test Case Authoring from the Test Plan Contents

 

Create/Edit Test Settings in Test Plan Properties

 

Copy/Paste Test Steps

 

Order Test Cases

 

Accessing MTM over the web

 

Clearing MTLM’s Settings

 

Uploading Large Attachments

 

Analyzing test results in MTM [To be written]

Using test reports in MTM [To be written]

Introducing the test runner

 
 

Background and history of test runner

 

Doing manual testing with the test runner

 

Filing bugs with test runner

 

Fast forwarding tests in test runner

 

Data driving your tests in test runner

 

Using shared steps in test runner

 

Doing exploratory testing in MTM

 

Using the data diagnostic adapters in manual testing

Deep Dives into manual testing

 
 

Deep dive into fast forwarding tests – part 1

 

Deep dive into fast forwarding tests – part 2

 

Creating resilient automation in test runner

 

Using the exclude/include app list in test runner

 

Global shortcut keys in test runner

 

Result computing in test runner

 

Customizing work item types

 

Delete actions from recording

 

Making the most of your bugs

Customization in MTM

 
 

How can I configure MTLM to use my custom bug / test case type?

 

Working with and customizing work item categories

 

Writing Queries for Custom Work Items and Work Item Categories

Testing process guidelines

 
 

Planning vs Testing

 

Planning vs Testing (Part 2)

 

Planning vs Testing (Part 3)

 

Planning vs Testing (Part 4)

 

Planning vs Testing (Part 5 – Final)

 

Zen and the Art of Test Case Composition

 

Testing in a Product Iteration

Troubleshooting

 
 

Troubleshooting all diagnostic data adapters in test runner

 

Troubleshooting time outs in data adapters

 

Troubleshooting the video recording data adapter – part 1

 

Troubleshooting the video recording data adapter – part 2

 

Common playback errors – troubleshooting (to be written)

Integration

 
 

Test Impact Walk-through

 

Partner opportunities

 

Extensibility of MTM/test runner (to be written)

Resources

 
 

MSDN documentation

 

MSDN forum for MTM

Team blogs

 
 

http://blogs.msdn.com/vstsqualitytools

  http://blogs.msdn.com/amit_chatterjee
 

http://blogs.msdn.com/anutthara

 

http://blogs.msdn.com/chrispat

 

http://blogs.msdn.com/edglas

  http://blogs.msdn.com/gautam
 

http://blogs.msdn.com/nnaderi

 

http://blogs.msdn.com/pradeepn

 

http://blogs.msdn.com/rubel

Twitter updates

 
 

https://twitter.com/vs_test_tools

 

https://twitter.com/anutthara

 

https://twitter.com/chatterjee_amit

 

https://twitter.com/drwill_ms

 

https://twitter.com/mrigler_ms