Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.10.06
Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.
- Team Services – Use one build definition to build all branches & release selectively – Tarun Arora
Wouldn’t it be great if you could just use one build definition to build all branches? In this blogpost I’ll walk you through a trick to use just one build definition to build all branches in your repository.
- A few catches on customising the new Work Item form – Matteo Emili
The new form is brilliant: it makes a much better use of the screen space, with a better UX in general. But what if you have forms that were already using customised fields and a specific arrangement of controls?
- Business Rules for Work Items in Team Services – Chaminda Chandrasekara
You can define actions against conditions using custom rules. This provide you the flexibility in VSTS to go beyond the level of setting a default value or making a field required.
- Installing VSTS Build Agents on macOS – Ken Muse
This post will attempt to provide you with a walkthrough of the install process. It will also guide you in configuring a working build agent on macOS.
- Publishing and Managing your NPM Packages with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) – Andrew Kanieski
With Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), publishing NPM packages has never been easier! As a case study let’s take for example an open source package developed by myself, CaravanDb, a concise tool to allow you to easily create database migration scripts and apply them to a given environment.
- Azure Function – CI / CD DevOps Pipeline – Mikael Krief
In this post I’ll present how we implemented continuous integration and deployment for our Azure Functions in Azure using Visual Studio Team Services.
- Empowering the community with our OSS projects – ALM | DevOps Rangers
We’re handing over our github.com/ALM-Rangers organization and repositories to our community of ALM | DevOps Ranger contributors. What does that mean?
- 4 Reasons to Move to Visual Studio Team Services – John Hauppa
If you’re due for a TFS upgrade, have you considered moving to VSTS? In this post, I want to discuss four key reasons why you should consider VSTS when it’s time for your next upgrade.
- New Pluralsight course on Continuous Integration with VSTS – David O’Brien
Over the last 3 months now I was busy working on my very first Pluralsight course. I am very happy to announce that this course has now been published.
- RadioTFS #148 – “The one with Anisha”
Our very own Anisha Pindoria joined Greg Duncan as a RadioTFS co-host (saving the show). They talked about what Anisha has been up to since she was last on, some behind-the-scenes on the ALM MVP program, what it’s like working with Martin, TFS 2018 RC2 new VSTS Extensions and even some Chuck Norris!
- VSTS Work Item Rules – Donovan Brown, Charles Taylor
In this episode, Donovan is joined by Charles Taylor, to show the Visual Studio Team Services Work Item Rules. Using these rules, you can customize the behavior of your work items in VSTS.
- Moving 65,000 Microsofties to DevOps with Visual Studio Team Services – Martin Woodward
How do you migrate over 65,000 of the most demanding software engineers from infrastructure built up over decades of high-intensity work into a common engineering system based on modern software development technologies and best practices?
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