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Cannot upload task attachment file

We run Pester tests during our tfs release. The output is published as test results and saved to the log files. To save the output.xml to the log file we use task.uploadfile from azure pipeline tasks. This task failed because … Continue reading

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TFS tips #4 – Visual Studio Pricing

πŸ’‘ 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

πŸ’‘ 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 β€œcalculated hash {hash} for … Continue reading

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TFS tips #2 – CodedUI with testagent

πŸ’‘ 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

πŸ’‘ 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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Powershell extension method

We are testing our Powershell Module with Pester. Since the data is some sort of graph we need to work with indexers / lists all the time. After a small brainstorm session we decided on an Extension Method approach. Reading … Continue reading

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