Dialogue with Visual Studio – Performance Testing

Visual Studio is an Integrated Development Environment from Microsoft. This IDE provides features and tools to manage all phases of software life cycle. When it comes to performance of an application, most of the time we look outside for help and support; instead of leveraging the great features offered by Visual Studio. Visual Studio provide performance tuning features for both developers and testers.
This book begins with fundamentals of Performance like response time, resource utilization and then explain web performance testing, customization aspects, load test and final result analysis. All the features are explained using simple examples


Dialogues are series of technical books, which try to explain the complex or niche technical topics in a dialogue format. Dialogues are more powerful to convey the message than reading a paragraph of text. In dialogues, your representative will ask the queries on behalf of you and get the clarifications. The book focus on how easily and effectively communicate the concept to the reader in a story telling mode. Dialogues focus on a specific topic and explain in detail and easy to understand way.


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The Exploratory Testing Chrome Plugin

Exploratory Testing is a hands-on approach in which testers are involved in doing as little planning as possible for the maximum of testing. As Agile techniques evolve and DevOps becomes more common, tests are being done by a wider range of stakeholders including managers, developers and testers. With more people getting involved with testing, the old specialist tools are becoming less appropriate because they require specialist knowledge and skills in the mechanics of issue-reporting. There is room in application development for a tool that doesn’t require extensive training and which helps the agile team to increase the productivity of test-runs and bug-hunts in a way that makes it more enjoyable for the participants. The Exploratory Testing tool, which is a Chrome plugin from Microsoft, attempts to provide solution for this requirement.

Read more at https://www.simple-talk.com/dotnet/net-development/exploratory-testing-chrome-plugin/


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Microsoft Professional Degree in Data Science

Everyone wants to add the terms Analytics, Data Science, Big Data, etc in resumes; but confused of where to start. Some of us may started from Machine Learning without knowing the basics of Analytics or statistics, some may afraid to start at all.

Microsoft listen to our needs and responded back with a Professional degree in Data Science, in Beta phase now.

This may be one of the professional degrees we all needs to target


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Code Hunt – Play and learn Coding

Those who have passion for coding and want to improve their Java or C# skills, code hunt is the best platform.

Learn through play and move to advanced levels by sharpening your coding skills

Features of code hunt https://www.codehunt.com/about.aspx

Start at https://www.codehunt.com/

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RocSpeak – Become a rock star in public speaking

Another great tool to make you a Rock star in public speaking.
Not only the features/functionality, the technology behind the application and the kind of feedback and analysis provided are excellent.

Cloud computing changes the way we practice public speaking. People often rank public speaking as the number one fear that they face. New cloud-based technology from researchers at the University of Rochester lets speakers polish and practice at home in front of their computer camera, while the analysis provides instant feedback about improvement.

Refer the feedback provided at

Expand Visual Features and Audio Features and observe the captured information. Moreover, it capture a transcript from your speak.

Practice and become a Rock Star Public Speaker.

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