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Support for debugging mixed managed and native Windows Store apps
You can use Web Access for your Agile plan easily, and new Kanban support is available alongside existing Scrum support.
Kanban board for tracking project progress Kanban support improves teams’ existing processes. It sits alongside the existing task boards, and offers a new range of project-tracking options: a Kanban board with fully-customizable work in process (WIP) limits, and a cumulative flow diagram to clearly show the team’s delivery of value over time.
Code coverage for web applications in MTM Testers can now know how much of the application code is being covered by test cases executed within MTM, and developers can now know whether their code is being accessed by the application and is a valid test case.
Visual Studio 2012.1 milestone information in ReleaseManifest.xml.
"Object doesn't support this property or method" error when you access the Team Profile page.
Collaboration in TFS
PowerPoint Storyboarding stops working when you uninstall Visual Studio 2012.1.
Services Framework in TFS
"An error occurred while executing the following script: upd_IdentitySnapshotToDev11M36.sql. Failed batch starts on the line 242. Statement line: 2." error when you attach a collection to a Visual Studio 2012.1 server.
You cannot upgrade to Visual Studio 2012 if the database collation name contains "90" and this instance is hosted on Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Rebranded URLs (for example tfs.visualstudio.com) are not supported in the Visual Studio 2012 client.
"Exception of type 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Framework.Server.HostShutdownException' was thrown" error when you try to delete a project of an offline collection.
LocalScopeId value is not changed in tbl_GroupScope when you change the Server ID.
You cannot detach and reattach a cloned collection database instance, and it fails with an index violation.
Decreased performance when you use the complex identity or group membership topography.
Version Control in TFS
Query plan in the prc_CheckIn process causes large memory estimates.
"Cannot insert NULL value (QU1)" exception in the TFS 2012 service, and the VC++ UpdateLocalVersion command fails.
"Code Analysis errors of the same type - CA2149 Transparent code must not reference security critical items" error when you create a new application by using the default "Windows Phone XAML and Direct3D" project template.
The sort algorithm of the FSharp.Core.dll assembly may produce incorrect results, and you cannot deploy the applications that contains F# code to Windows Store.
"Not a valid Win32 application" error when you try to use ClickOnce to deploy a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application to Windows XP.
Incorrect code is generated for bit field swap on the ARM compiler.
Debug Interface Access (DIA) ARM stack unwinder displays empty stack when the CPU contains an invalid address.
WinCE default entry point is _stdcall instead of _cdecl.
The image base symbol name of WinCE is ImageBase instead of CeImageBase.
Single VC++ file takes a long time to compile.
No sign targets are called for the vcredist_x86, vcredist_x64, or vcredist_arm files.
"Microsoft XP support for Visual Studio" error when you install the XP targeting package.
You may lose the property sheet changes in Property Manager.
"Exception 0xC0000005; SQLCEOLEDB40.DLL!unloaded" error when you run VC++ applications in Visual Studio 2012.
"Exception 0xC0000005;MICROSOFT.VISUALSTUDIO.CPPSVC.INTERNAL.DLL!" error when you run VC++ applications in Visual Studio 2012.
You encounter a deadlock between the Devenv.exe and VCPkgSrv.exe files.
VC++ project system does not support transitive closure of SDKs.
Standard C++ Library
Potential branding issue during installation.
Application intermittently crashes when you create an async operation with Parallel Patterns Library (PPL).
C Runtime (CRT)
Replace mempcy function for ARM CPU with a faster version from Windows.
Visual Studio Fundamentals
NetFx payloads are not the re-signed version in TFS and in team agents.
Test professional and feedback client Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) are not included in the list of the Visual Studio 2012.1 bundle.
The message on the Visual Studio 2012.1 "uninstall finished" page uses the information icon instead of the warning icon.
ProjectReference and SKURef are not updated for the Visual Studio 2012.1 MSP with WDExpress core MSI file.
Visual Studio 2012 does not contain the TFS_ServerCore.msi package.
Threaded wait dialog title bar colors do not work well with a custom Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 color theme.
Visual Studio IDE
Crash occurs when you try to close Visual Studio 2012.
"Exception 0xC0000005; DEVENV.EXE!CDevEnvAppId::Run" error when you change the default installation path in Visual Studio 2012.
Chrome does not automatically appear in the list of the Browse With dialog in Visual Studio 2012.
You cannot start .VSIX setups after you install the July 2012 update in Visual Studio 2012 RC.
Some IntelliSense texts are not translated.
Data Sources window is disabled after you build a project. Additionally, a "data sources are not supported by the current project" warning is displayed.
"MSBuild could not locate the Code Analysis tool" error when you run code analysis in Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop.
No feedback when you cannot create stubs or shims for an assembly by using the Fakes function.
You encounter crash and data loss issues in the code review workflow.
The work items that are under the selected area path do not show in the "Available Work Items" section of MyWork.
The feature enablement infobar does not go away when you upgrade TFS 2010 to TFS 2012.
"Exception 0xC0000005;VSDEBUGENG.MANIMPL.DLL!" error when you debug an application in Visual Studio 2012.
The application may crash or data corruption occurs when you debug optimized native ARM-based binaries.
The brand name is incorrect in the remote debugger installer dialog window.
"Exception rxoejih3rskjez4xxwpxudkcppwjodng; VSDEBUGPRESENTATIONPACKAGE.NI.DLL!" error when you debug an application in Visual Studio 2012.
You cannot debug ARM-based VC++ applications for late-breaking Windows hardware changes.
You cannot step in a dynamic SQL script file by using the debugger in Visual Studio 2012.
You cannot uninstall the app package after you debug an installed app package.
The Wait dialog box is not helpful when third-party networking software blocks local 64-bit debugging.
"'Microsoft.VisualStudio.TraceLogPackage.TraceLogPackage, Microsoft.IntelliTrace.Package.11.0.0, Version=220.127.116.11, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' package did not load correctly" error when you debug a new project in Visual Studio 2012.
Flag icons on Code Map are not updated.
You cannot debug the T4 template by using the Entity Framework templates.
You cannot create network isolation environments on Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) hosts.
You cannot create the TestEnvironment.xml file by using Build Verification Testing (BVT) scripts.
LoadTestScenario case fails in the BVT rolling build.
"Specified cast is not valid" exception when you try to stop recording for an editing task scenario.
You cannot obtain VC++ runtime from Visual Studio 2012 remote store.
Test-signing time is too long in Visual Studio 2012.