Top stories from the VSTS community – 2018.04.27
Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics, listed in no specific order:
- Tip: Creating Task Groups with Azure Service Endpoint Parameters
Colin Dembovsky introduces the DRY practice “Don’t Repeat Yourself” with Release Management and Task Groups.
- Benefits of Agile for Testers
Adam Bardell talks about Agile principles how the success of a release may be largely based on the effectiveness of the test role.
- VSTS Gems- Chain related builds
Shmulik Ahituv has another VSTS Gem. The ability to chain related builds together using build completion triggers – currently the #2 highest voted suggestion with 1,129 votes.
- How We Do Branching on the VSTS Team
A must read! Edward Thomson elaborates on how Microsoft does branching and how different teams are using different models.
- Scripting SQL Server objects and data from the command line
Greg Low shows how you can script your SQL objects from the command line.
- Global VSTS CI/CD outage due to service bus failure – 13 April 2018
Taylor Lafrinere shares another post mortem of a recent incident. Transparency is key!
- Using VSTS API with PowerShell to scaffold Team Projects
Art Garcia walks you through the place to find the VSTS REST calls and how to get started with Projects and Teams.
- 159 // Catching up with Martin
In this episode Greg catches up with Martin, chatting about the new Microsoft, new leadership, new VSTS features, new TFS 2018 RC2 features [XAML Build’ers will be happy], Greg’s VSTS migration and the latest and greatest VSTS, TFS news, tips and tricks.
- How Windows, Windows Store, Xbox & Surface moved their 350gig source repo into Git hosted on VSTS
In this video Donovan Brown interviews Tony Seeley, Group Program Manager who works in the Windows and Devices Group (WDG), Engineering Systems team, overseeing the group managing the source control system which is used by thousands of users working on code for an extensive portfolio of products including Xbox, Surface, Windows Store and of course the Windows operating system itself.
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