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ALM

Recently I received some criticism from a customer. Sometimes I find it difficult to process criticism – I justify or argue or dismiss. Some of that is my personality – I like to be right! Part of that is the fact that I strive for excellence, so when I’m told I missed the mark, it can feel like I’m being told I’m a failure. You, dear reader, probably strive for perfection – but let’s face ...
ReleaseManagement
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Last week I posted an end-to-end walkthrough about how to build and deploy web apps using Team Build and Release Management – including config management. The post certainly helps you if you’re on the .NET 4.x Framework – but what about deploying .NET Core apps? The Build Once Principle If you’ve ever read any of my blogs you’ll know I’m a proponent of the “build once” principle. That is, your ...
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I’ve posted previously about deploying web applications using Team Build and Release Management (see Config Per Environment vs Tokenization in Release Management and WebDeploy, Configs and Web Release Management). However, reviewing those posts recently at customers I’ve been working with, I’ve realized that these posts are a little outdated, you need pieces of both to form a full picture and the ...
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Release Management (RM) is awesome – mostly because it works off the amazing cross platform build engine. Also, now that pricing is announced, we know that it won’t cost an arm and a leg! When I work with customers to adopt RM, I see two kinds of deployments: repeatable and ad-hoc . RM does a great job at repeatable automation – that is, it is great at doing the same thing over and over. But what ...