DevOps Workbench Express Edition Release for Visual Studio 2012

The ALM Rangers currently released the DevOps Workbench Express Edition guidance to Codeplex (here) and the download to Visual Studio Gallery.

DevOps Deployment is based around build once, and deploy to multiple environments.  DevOps Workbench Express Edition specifically targets the small organization with multiple personas.   This will work inside of your continuous delivery cycle to provide business value, and agility.

The latest binary release can be found on Visual Studio Gallery, the guidance, and all code samples in the Codeplex Downloads section as well as a introduction video here.

Currently in scope:

  • DevOps Workbench Express Edition
  • DevOps Deployment Explorer
  • DevOps Workbench Hands-on-Labs
  • Guidance for Continuous Delivery
  • Quick Use Guide
  • DevOps Workbench Express Edition Poster

Templates included:

  • Azure Deployment
  • Website Deployment
  • SharePoint 
  • Visual Studio SQL 2010 Database Projects
  • Visual Studio SQL 2012 Database Projects many other compositional deployment activities.

DevOps Workflow

Visual Studio ALM Rangers

Big thanks to the team that delivered this:

Anna Galaeva, Bijan Javidi, Bob Hardister, Casey O’Mara, David Pitcher, Ed Blankenship, Jahangeer Mohammed, John Bergman, John Spinella, Joseph Abukhader, Larry Guger, Ryan Frasier, Tony Feissle, Willy-Peter Schaub



This guidance is created by the Visual Studio ALM Rangers, who have the mission to provide out of band solutions for missing features and/or guidance. This content was created with support from Microsoft Product Group, members of Microsoft Services, Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs) and technical specialists from technology communities around the globe, giving you a real-world view from the field, where the technology has been tested and used.

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