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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook by Tarun Arora

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Creating charts using Work Item Queries

Work Item Query (WIQ) gives you the means to narrow down the Work Items you need based on your specific requirements. WIQs uses a custom language known as Work Item Query Language (WIQL); the complexity of this language is abstracted away behind the Work Item Query editor. The WIQs return a list of Work Items and, at times, you may feel the need for a visualization tool to analyze the results. Data visualization tools help spot trends that may otherwise go unnoticed. The lightweight charting feature in Team Portal allows you to use WIQs to create charts. In this recipe, you'll learn how to create and share charts using WIQs.

Getting ready

The Stakeholder Access Level does not allow authoring of charts. The ...

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