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Serilog – structured logging

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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Mojave update without issues

My macbook downloaded the Mojave update and presented the question: to update or not to update? TLDR: no issues on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) except for Little Snitch 3 which is incompatible and I had to upgrade … 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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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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Adding SonarQube to TFS build

We’re moving toward DEVOPS with our team and want to automate code quality checks. Another team already installed a SonarQube server for their python development and advised us to try it for our dotnet development. Now we know why the … Continue reading

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Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch is a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of solving a growing number of use cases. As the heart of the Elastic Stack, it centrally stores your data so you can discover the expected and uncover the unexpected. … Continue reading

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