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Team Foundation Server 2017 Developer Foundations

Training for your Group

  • Private class for your team
  • Online or on-location
  • Fully customizable course material
  • Onsite testing available

Training for Individuals


  • Live, Instructor-led training
  • Expert instructors
  • Hands-on instruction

Course Overview

This two-day course will introduce you to TFS’ foundational capabilities so that you can plan, track, and manage work while ensuring high-quality code in your next project.

Course Length: 2 days

Audience: This course is intended for anyone who uses Visual Studio to develop application as part of a team. Attendees should be comfortable using a current version of Windows and be able to read and understand C# code.

Prerequisites: None

What You're Going To Learn

  • Learn about Visual Studio 2017 editions and features.
  • Compare TFS and Visual Studio Online (VSO).
  • Plan and create team projects .
  • Select an appropriate process template.
  • Manage team projects using Team Explorer.
  • Configure a team project for their team’s needs.
  • Create, query, and manage work items.
  • Use Team Web Access (TWA) as a TFS client.
  • Use TWA’s Agile planning tools.
  • Configure alerts and notifications.
  • Collaborate with others inside a Team Room.
  • Use Microsoft Office as TFS client.
  • Create work item charts and reports.

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Course Outline

Team Projects

  • Visual Studio editions and ALM features
  • Team projects and team project collections
  • Configure security, team, areas, and iterations
  • Plan, rename, and delete team projects
  • Manage using Team Explorer and the web portal

Version Control

  • Set up and use TFS version control system
  • Basic and advanced workflows
  • Associate a work item during check-in
  • Create labels and shelvesets
  • Branch and merge code effectively

Work Items and Queries

  • Create, link, query, and manage work items
  • Chart, tag, and report work items
  • Configure alerts and notifications
  • Use
  • web portal, MS Excel, and MS Project

Ensuring Code Quality

  • Create, run, and refactor C# unit tests
  • Calculate Code Coverage
  • Use Code Metrics and Code/Code Clone Analysis
  • Conduct a Code Review

Planning and Tracking Work

  • Create and manage a product backlog
  • Plan and track work during a sprint
  • Use Agile backlog and Kanban board
  • Execute and track work using the task board

Automating the Build Process

  • Overview of the build system
  • Create and queue a build
  • Monitor and manage the build process
  • Automate testing and other code quality checks

What to Expect at LeapFox

Knowledgeable Instructors

Our instructors are certified professionals. They are trained on the latest features and how to get the most out of software programs.

Hands-on Labs

No boring lectures! Our courses are designed to give students lots of time to practice what they are learning with hands-on exercises and projects.

Bounce Back Pass

Retake any public course as many times as you like for up to one year for classroom live classes and six months for remote live courses.

Certificate of Completion

Receive a certificate of completion at the end of every course.

Up-to-date Curriculum

Each course comes with a helpful and up-to-date ebook which will contain instruction and practice exercises.

Time Saving Tips N Tricks

In each course, your instructor will show you tips and tricks that will save you time and make you more efficient.

Friendly and Helpful Staff

Our staff is dedicated to your success. Each team member is trained to provide the absolute best customer service possible.

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