Trigger a vNext Release from team build

Using Release Management you can implement true Continuous Delivery.  With the latest update of Release Management you can trigger a release via a REST api call to Release Management.  In this post I will share the script and build definition I used to trigger the release and how to use th... [More]

Reschedule a defered release

Problem:  I accepted a release and deferred the deployment to a later date but now I want to change the date of the release. Solution: You have two options.  If you simply want to release the code now you can click the Allow Deployment Now button on the release's log page. If... [More]

Missing WinRMPort in Server DNSName xxx

Problem  From Release Management I am getting the following error when I attempt a DSC deployment “Missing WinRMPort in Server DNSName xxx” Solution Make sure and include the port when adding a server to your environment.

Tokenization for DSC

Update!  This resources has been officially release by Microsoft here Update 3 of Release Management introduced Desired State Configuration (DSC) as a deployment option in addition to the deployer based solution.  With DSC we can utilized the Local C... [More]

Speaking at Dog Food Conference 2014

If you don't have a chance to see me at TechEd Europe or St. Louis Days of .NET I will also be speaking at Dog Food Conference 2014. Cross-Platform Development with Team Foundation Server 2013 This session provides an overview of how cross-platform teams can utilize the power of Team Foundation S... [More]