• A Roller Coaster View of Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 11
    -Charles Sterling, Senior Program Manager , Visual Studio, Microsoft Redmond,
      10.00 AM - 11.30 AM
Buckle your seatbelts and hold on to your loved ones, because the infamous and probably in need of much medication, Charles Sterling will be taking us on a whirlwind tour of the Visual Studio 11 Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools. This presentation will be all demos and done in a manner that Brian Keller guardedly describes as “full of energy”. The presentation will start off with ways to reduce wasted time in the Agile planning process, go on to show how to reduce rework through the use of storyboards and built in feedback tools and how to reduce developers time squandered through task switching by mitigating the cost of interruptions. The session finishes with an illustration of how Visual Studio 11 helps eliminate time wasted when testing specifications rather than working software.

  • Effective IntelliTrace with Visual Studio 11
    -Abhijit Jana, 11.45 AM - 12.30 PM
IntelliTrace debugging allows you to capture application state information during execution of your application. This is one of the most powerful debugging features that reduce your debugging time significantly. With Visual Studio 11, IntelliTrace moves beyond your development environment. This session will focus how the IntelliTrace debugging helps to debug your code faster and learn how to use the IntelliTrace in production hosted application.

  • Unit Test SQL Server 2012 database using Visual Studio 11
    -Atul Verma, 12.30 PM - 1.15 PM
Unit Testing the database code speeds the development time and help enhance, maintain and extend a solution. This session will focus on database Unit Testing using Visual Studio 11. A quick overview about Unit Testing will be provided. You will get a deeper understanding about configuring projects for Unit Testing and see a number of tools Visual Studio 11 provides with Database Projects to simplify how developers and testers can test their application.