Archive | January, 2016


In a project where we use ASP.NET 5 (or ASP.NET Core 1.0) we wanted to use dynamic versioning in the build. As described here you can use the asterisk (*) for the version in the project.json file If you set the environment variable DNX_BUILD_VERSION to a value, the asterisk will be replaced with this value. […]

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Set up a Test TFS environment with production databases

I get this question quite a lot. We have a production environment and we want a Test environment for TFS. A Test TFS is quite useful for testing upgrades, setting up builds or testing out some build tasks or just as a sandbox for users who you do not trust with production data 🙂 Although […]

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Started the Dutch Microsoft ALM Group. First meeting March 3rd

Application Lifecycle Management, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Agile Scrum etc. All subjects where I am really passionate about. I spent most of my days working on this using tools like Visual Studio Team Services, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio etc. And it is still very alive! Although ALM is a term that is not commonly used […]

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