How to release a hotfix with pull-request inside VSTS in 3 steps

We all know the situation: the customer finds a critical bug in the latest release and he wants us to release a new version of our application with a fix. How do we handle this situation without breaking our team policies? How to release a specific fix to avoid regression problems? First we need to…… Continue reading How to release a hotfix with pull-request inside VSTS in 3 steps

VSTS for beginners: release your web-app to Azure

In the previous post of this series dedicated to VSTS we talked about continuous integration. Now we’ll talk about publishing our Web-App hosted on Azure with the release management tools provided by VSTS. With this kind of tools we can deploy the latest version of our web-app to Azure in complete automation removing manual procedures…… Continue reading VSTS for beginners: release your web-app to Azure

Improve leadtime and workflow with WIP limits on VSTS

A powerful method to keep or make a customer happy is to satisfy his needs quickly. In our typical very busy day we do a lot of things and this hurts our ability to concentrate and focus. This is true for us individually but this is also true as a team. Little’s Law We can…… Continue reading Improve leadtime and workflow with WIP limits on VSTS

Why you should care about DevOps

When I think about the theoretical aspect of DevOps I think about the three ways. But what are the real day to day benefits of DevOps? Why should you care? You should because you’ll see your team evolve, grow and the people feel empowered and involved in the project. The quality of your product will…… Continue reading Why you should care about DevOps

Agile@School – episodi otto e nove

Si è concluso oggi il progetto Agile@School presso l’IIS di Rovigo che ha coinvolto alcuni studenti delle classi quinte indirizzo informatica. Il post di oggi riassume gli ultimi due incontri (l’ottavo e il nono) dove abbiamo portato a termine un’app con Xamarin Forms per accedere a Twitter come output finale.  Nel corso di queste lezioni…… Continue reading Agile@School – episodi otto e nove

Agile@School – settima lezione

Settimo appuntamento presso la scuola rodigina IIS Viola/Marchesini per il progetto Agile@School nella giornata di ieri 24 gennaio 2018. Si è giunti alla parte finale dove cerchiamo di mettere insieme tutte le parti finora studiate. Ci siamo dati come obiettivo quello di realizzare una semplice app per l’accesso a Twitter mettendo in gioco le conoscenze…… Continue reading Agile@School – settima lezione