docker
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I read a great blogpost recently by my friend and fellow MVP Jakob Ehn. In this post he outlines how he created a multi-stage Dockerfile to run .NET Core tests. I've always been on the fence about running tests during a container build - I usually run the tests outside and then build/publish the container proper only if the tests pass. However, this means I have to have the test frameworks on the ...
sourcecontrol
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I remember when I first learned about Git circa 2012. I was skeptical - you can change history? What kind of source control system let you change history? However, it seemed to have huge momentum and so I started learning how to use it. Once you get over the initial learning curve - and there is one when you switch from centralized version control systems like Team Foundation Version Control ...
ReleaseManagement
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I'm currently doing some work with a customer that is integrating between ServiceNow and Azure DevOps (the artist formerly known as VSTS). I quickly spun up a development ServiceNow instance to play around a bit. One of the use-cases I could foresee was a release gate that only allows a release to continue if a Change Request (CR) is in the Implement state. So I had to do some investigation: I ...
development
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I spend a fair amount of time in consoles - specifically PowerShell and Bash (Windows Subsystem for Linux) on my Windows 10 machine. I also work with Git - a lot. So having a cool console that is Git aware is a must. I always recommend Posh-Git (a PowerShell prompt that shows you which Git branch you're on as well as the branch status). At Ignite this I saw some zsh consoles in VS Code on Mac ...