Dynamics CRM Partner Launch Portal May 2012 Update; Visual Studio 2012 RC ALM VM; DXperience 12.1 with Coded UI Test Support;

The Visual Studio 2012 RC ALM Virtual Machine is now available!"This is hands-down the most comprehensive ALM virtual machine yet. It includes 18 hands-on-labs / demo scripts. 6 of these were upgraded from the Visual Studio 11 ALM virtual machine, 11 of these were upgraded from the older Visual Studio 2010 ALM virtual machine, and […]

Visual Studio 2012: RC ALM Virtual Machine

The Visual Studio 2012 RC ALM Virtual Machine is now available!

"This is hands-down the most comprehensive ALM virtual machine yet. It includes 18 hands-on-labs / demo scripts. 6 of these were upgraded from the Visual Studio 11 ALM virtual machine, 11 of these were upgraded from the older Visual Studio 2010 ALM virtual machine, and one is brand new, highlighting the PreEmptive Analytics integration in Team Foundation Server 2012," Brian wrote.

Download Visual Studio 2012 Application Lifecycle Management Virtual Machine and Hands-on-Labs / Demo Scripts here.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner Launch Portal refreshed today on PartnerSource with valuable resources to prepare your organization for the next release. Now, navigating to the portal to you will find:

Readiness and Training
Product Content & Demos
Certification, Pricing & Licensing
Product News & Events
Sales & Marketing Updates
Operational Readiness

Also, there are important steps to prepare customers to upgrade to the next release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

You can find the updated portal here.

DXperience 12.1 with Coded UI Test support

DXperience 12.1 from DevExpress released today, comes with touch supported docking panels & Metro UI view, stunning built-in application templates, and of course Coded UI support for their incredibly popular WinForms controls which will enable unparalleled User Interface testing from both Visual Studio and Microsoft Test Manager.

For those of that aren't using DXperience yet; this award winning product suite from DevExpress includes controls for Silverlight, WPF, Windows, Asp.Net Ajax, ORM Frameworks and of course IDE productivity tools with CodeRush and Refactor! Pro.

To enable developers and Testers get up to speed using the new Coded UI Features in DXExperience 12.1, DevExpress team have written a white paper and posted some great videos entitled "DevExpress WinForms Controls: Coded UI Support" can be found here.

To learn more about new Coded UI Testing, see the MSDN documentation: "Testing the User Interface with Automated UI Tests" and to download a trial of DXperience 12.1 here.