Author Archives: erictummers

About erictummers

My work as a recruited developer changes almost every month. I like challenges and sharing the solutions with others. On my blog I’ll mostly post about my work, but expect an occasional home project, productivity tip and tooling review.

TFS tips #4 – Visual Studio Pricing

💡 This post is part of my TFS tips where I write about how we make the most of TFS (on premise) We have a Visual Studio Enterprise subscription for all our developers. Microsoft has created an overview of everything … Continue reading

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TFS tips #3 – Multiple release pipelines queue

💡 This post is part of my TFS tips where I write about how we make the most of TFS (on premise) We have multiple applications being released to the same server. For every application we have a CI/CD release … Continue reading

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Log levels explained

I’m always struggling with the method/level to use when logging from my application. In his Modern Structured Logging With Serilog and Seq pluralsight course Jason Roberts explains it this way: Level Explain Example Verbose how technical “calculated hash {hash} for … Continue reading

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I’m Eric Tummers, Software Architect at Statistics Netherlands, and this is how I work

My jobs description says Software Architect. I’m guiding my team through the technical hurdles and do some programming/testing/analysing myself. We follow the scrum guide and are working towards continuous integration and deployment. We do this in small steps. Every sprint … Continue reading

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TFS tips #2 – CodedUI with testagent

💡 This post is part of my TFS tips where I write about how we make the most of TFS (on premise) During release in our CI/CD we want some codedUI tests to run. In TFS we have the “Visual … Continue reading

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TFS tips #1 – Install Java runtime on local server

💡 This post is part of my TFS tips where I write about how we make the most of TFS (on premise) We are currently working on a project that needs the Java runtime to be installed on our local … Continue reading

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SDN event June 2018 – My scrum experience

The SDN – Software Development Network – is a special interest group for dutch developers. Four times a year they organise an event where people present and talk about their passion. As a member of the SDN you are aware … Continue reading

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