Passing values between TFS 2015 build steps

Introduction It may happen that you need to pass or make available a value from one build step in your build definition, to all other build steps that are executed after that one. It is not well documented, but there are two ways of passing values in between build steps. Both of the approaches I […]

TFS 2015 Build System overview

Introduction With TFS 2015 a new build system was introduced. If you were using Visual Studio Online you may already have seen it. With TFS 2015 the build system has been completely revamped. Team Foundation Server has included a build system since its first release. Historically, we started running our builds with XML based MSBuild […]

Available modules for TFS 2015 build tasks

It is not yet well documented but if you are writing a custom build task for your TFS 2015 build system, you get at your disposition some of the modules that are made available by your VsoWorker. As I couldn’t find a list of available modules and cmdlets they expose, I decided to dig into […]