In this post, Premier Developer Consultant Derrick Cawthon weighs in on one of the latest announcements that TFS 2018 will include XAML builds.
Starting in TFS 2017 it was announced that XAML builds were being deprecated. No big surprise to anyone paying attention as they are an older build system which had to go at some point. However this was a HUGE blocker for alot of customers who want to upgrade but don’t/can’t invest the time to switch hundreds of build definitions from XAML to Task based. Now (due to customer feedback) it’s been decided to deprecate XAML builds but leave the functionality in there. I think its a great compromise…letting our legacy customers get the new features while not permitting them from upgrading directly.
Keep reading the post here.