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Serilog

Image courtesy of Ricardo Gomez Angel / unsplash.com https://www.nuget.org/packages/serilog With Serilog we can log with named properties. The advantage is that processing of the log(file) is no longer needed as it is already structured. You can stil output plain text … Continue reading

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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

💡 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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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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