Using web.config transforms and Release Manager – TFS 2017/Team Services edition


Senior Application Development Manager, Marcelo Silva, previously posted on Using Web.Config transforms and Release Manager. That post was done on TFS 2015 and using the now “old” architecture of Release Management.

This post will follow the same idea of deploying an application to Azure (App Service), but this time using Visual Studio Team Services and its Build/Release system. This can be easily translated to TFS 2017 RTM, the latest TFS version at the time of this writing.

I’ll be using an old MVC app (TailspinToys) as an example and will be focusing on the web.config changes only. I’ll check if I can post the source code for this later, but this is an old app that I used to expedite the work on writing this, so you might want to use a newer framework.

Read more on Marcelo’s blog


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