Automate setting ‘Retain indefinitely’ flag on your releases

Overview As a common practice, after a successful release to production, often there is a need to retain the involved artifact and relevant release information for a certain amount of time. In order to avoid that a retention policy removes this information, you will mark that release with a Retain indefinitely flag, by choosing that […]

Uploading build/release tasks to VSTS

Let’s start with why? Why would someone upload a task directly to TFS/VSTS? You can just install or update the extension that added those tasks, no?!?! So why? Obviously there are many reasons, and aside the development of the tasks themselves, often is a case when you find and fix a bug in a task […]