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

ALM DOs and DON’Ts – Unit test

A unit test is a runnable piece of code that verifies that another piece of code (called production code) does what it is supposed to do. A unit test has many characteristics and one of the most important is that a single unit test must verify one and only one thing. If a unit test specifies more…… Continue reading ALM DOs and DON’Ts – Unit test

Deliberate practice

Why are you performing a task? Quite often it is because you’re at work and your job is to complete that task. If your task become to improve yourself and your abilities you’re doing deliberate practice. Your focus now is to gain or master a new skill. Take your time and focus on the process,…… Continue reading Deliberate practice

Import from JIRA to VSTS in 5 steps

In previous posts I documented some features of VSTS and a few scenarios of Application Lifecycle Management. If you like VSTS it’s likely that you want to move your existing project from your current platform to VSTS. I’m currently planning a migration from JIRA to VSTS at work and here I am to share my…… Continue reading Import from JIRA to VSTS in 5 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