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New Version of Release Explorer available

There is a new version (2.1 beta) of the Release Explorer for Visual Studio 2013 available. The release explorer is a visual studio extension that allows you to manage your Release Management items from within your Team Explorer in Visual Studio. 188 more words


Creating a Build.vNext agent on Linux

In the past few months Microsoft has made it very clear that they are no longer a Windows-only company. Things like Xamarin integration, the new multi-platform ASP.Net 5 and the cross-platform .Net CLR are all results of that new strategy. 1,129 more words


Download Project from TFS online With .NET C#

I have been working with implementing an custom automated build server project with C#. The requirement is to download the source code from a Team foundation server online to a local drive and do some code manipulation on it, package it and deploy it to an Azure cloud service. 295 more words


MVC + Angular + Less + Gulp + TFS + VSO

The MVC Bundler is a great tool provided by Microsoft and great for bundling and optimizing sources for delivery to the browser.  However as the front end content and libraries grow, it starts to lack the capabilities needed to effectively build the front end files both at run-time and also during development. 1,566 more words

Be careful with custom variable names in Release Management

If you use Visual Studio Release Management vNext / 2013 with PowerShell/DSC you probably have a lot of custom configuration variables that you pass to your scripts. 913 more words


TFS Queries and the @CurrentIteration Token

I was pleasantly surprised this week when I dived into TFS Online to tweak some queries and stumbled upon the new @CurrentIteration token that can be used. 208 more words

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