Tag: TFS Release Management

  • Update: TFS2018 Install Guide v1.1

    Update: TFS2018 Install Guide v1.1

    I just pushed an update to my Team Foundation Server 2018 (TFS2018) install guide.  This update has a couple of new guides in it related to configuring build servers. Here’s the current list of chapters (chapters in italics are new): Install Windows Server 2016 Install SQL Server 2017 for TFS2018 Install Team Foundation Server 2018 […]

  • “DevOps with ASP.NET Core, EF Core, & TFS2017”: Slides & Code

    “DevOps with ASP.NET Core, EF Core, & TFS2017”: Slides & Code

    [Updated 3/23/2017 — If you saw this talk at DevBoston or Code Camp Boston, it’s the same slides and code at NYC .NET.] I spoke at the NYC .NET Developers user group last night and gave my new “DevOps with ASP.NET Core, EF Core, & TFS2017” talk. DevOps is all about software delivery.  Create an […]

  • Deploy Entity Framework Core Migrations from a DLL

    Deploy Entity Framework Core Migrations from a DLL

    [Updated 4/27/2018 — Added an EF Core 2 version of this script in a new blog post.] [Updated 3/29/2017 — Added a bash version of this script for deploying EF Core Migrations from Linux.] Entity Framework Migrations let you deploy incremental updates to a target database.  With Entity Framework Core (EF Core) this is done from […]

  • Walkthrough: Install TFS2017 Build Agent on Windows and Ubuntu 16.04 Linux

    Walkthrough: Install TFS2017 Build Agent on Windows and Ubuntu 16.04 Linux

    I’ve updated my Team Foundation Server 2017 install guide to add new chapters for installing build servers. This new version (v1.1) now has a chapter for installing the TFS2017 build agent on Windows and a chapter for installing the build agent on Ubuntu Linux 16.04. If you’re interested in installing TFS, here’s my TFS2017 install […]

  • New Pluralsight Course: DevOps Skills with Visual Studio & TFS

    New Pluralsight Course: DevOps Skills with Visual Studio & TFS

    It’s been a long time coming and my latest Pluralsight course is finally out!  DevOps Skills for Developers with Visual Studio & Team Foundation Server (TFS)! TL;DR — DevOps using Visual Studio 2015 and Team Foundation Server 2015 – How do you do it and why you should care? This course will change your focus from […]

  • TfsUtility: Import / Export Build & Release Definitions + more

    TfsUtility: Import / Export Build & Release Definitions + more

    I’ve been doing a bunch of work with the new version of Build and Release Management in Team Foundation Server 2015 (TFS2015) lately and discovered a handful of things that I wish that I could do from the command line.  Specifically, I wished that I could import and export my build definitions and release definitions.  Well, a couple […]