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). […]

TextTransform issues after VS Project Upgrade

Recently I moved one of my projects from Visual Studio 2012 to Visual Studio 2015. Considering the project type, I was hoping for a smooth upgrade. However that was not the case. Once I tried building my solution I started getting the following error: The command “”C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\TextTemplating\14.0\TextTransform.exe”” -out “bin\LinkSet.xml” “App_Data\LinkSet.tt”” exited […]

Using Git with self-signed certificate at the user level

Introduction Some time ago I wrote about Installing self-signed certificates into Git cert store. With the advent of Visual Studio 2017 and updates of the Git client I noticed the limitation of this approach. Also, updates of Visual Studio brought updates to a git client and after each update, my self signed certificate was gone. […]