How to connect SQL Server Data Tools 2012 to TFS 2013

Problem: I installed SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition with SP1 with SQL Server Data Tools and I need to version my projects in TFS 2013. Solution: The IDE for SQL Server Data Tools is Visual Studio 2010 Shell. By installing Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer 2010, Microsoft Visual Stud... [More]

I can't access app.config from my web test plug in

Problem:  I want to read the connection strings from my app.config of my Web Test Project but it never loads.  Solution:  Use the Configuration Manager OpenMappedExeConfiguration call to load the app.config file.  Code:  // Map the new configuration file.ExeConfiguratio... [More]

How do I convert a Web Site to a Web Application

Problem: We created our application using the Web Site project template and would like to change to a Web Application. Solution: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa983476(v=vs.100).aspx Explanation: Just don't use Web Sites! Why would I want my source code (all of my IP) on a server that... [More]

I can't connect to my load test repository.

Problem: When I try to Open and Manage Results from my load test I get an error: Solution: Make sure your controller is configured with the full name to the database server instead of . or .\sqlexpress.  Change to mySqlServer or mySqlServer\sqlExpress.

How do I reset my Visual Studio Settings

Problem: I selected the wrong language when I started Visual Studio for the first time. Solution: From the Tools menu select Import and Export Settings.... From the Import and Export Settings Wizard select Reset all settings.  Complete the wizard to reset your settings.

More fun with CUIT

Problem: I have a CUIT that does not run as fast as I would like. Solution: Use the Coded UI Test Editor in Feature Pack 2 to adjust the actions recorded. Explanation: