Living Documentation and test reports in VSTS/TFS pipelines

Introduction In order to truly get advantage from all of the hard work that we put into our tests, we need to present our test run results and share our specifications in more convenient and accessible way. On Windows platform in order to make this tasks happen, we can leverage tools that you are probably […]

Deploy SSIS packages from TFS/VSTS Build/Release

Automating BI projects, based on Microsoft tooling, was always a bit painful. Personally, all of the things shipped with SSDT seemed a bit unloved from a Microsoft side. What I would like to show you in this post is how I managed to automate the build and deployment of my Integration Services Projects (.dtproj type). […]

Tough life behind a proxy

In many enterprises when it comes to Internet access you will find yourself behind a proxy server. In such conditions many application do require a specific setup or they will not work at all. Recently I had to install a npm package from the official public npm repository and the “usual” command doesn’t work. Thus […]