Signing Git Commits

What does it mean to sign a Git commit and why would you like to do that? From Latin, signāre, or putting a mark. As the word itself says, signing, putting a mark, ensures that the commit you made and the code contained can’t be tempered. Git is cryptographically secure, but it’s not foolproof. In […]

XL Deploy and TFS 2015 – Building, Importing and Deploying Packages

Recently XebiaLabs released a build task for Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 that facilitates the integration of the vNext build pipeline with their product, XL Deploy. The new build task is capable of creating a deployment archive (DAR package), importing it to an instance of XL Deploy, and […]

Running XL TestView as a service

Introduction If you started working with XL TestView you may have noticed in the user manual the following: ‘To run XL TestView as a service on Microsoft Windows, use a service runner.’. This differs quite a bit from other products of XebiaLabs that you may have used, as XL Deploy, where a yajsw (Yet Another […]