How to fix 8000000A error when building VDPROJ

The Microsoft Visual Studio Setup Project is an old technology to create installer developed by Microsoft. It is out of support from nearly a decade and not present in Visual Studio anymore but when I visit customer sites I find legacy technologies and I need to deal with it on the short-term. A couple of … Continue reading How to fix 8000000A error when building VDPROJ

ALM DOs and DON’Ts – CI builds status

We all know the practice of continuous integration. One of the common pitfalls about CI is that the build status is not monitored and not treated as one of the top priorities for the team. A healty/green status of our CI process means that our code is in a good shape for what our automated … Continue reading ALM DOs and DON’Ts – CI builds status

VSTS for beginners: improve quality with continuous integration in 3 easy steps

In this blog post we're going to configure a build process in VSTS to enable continuous integration for our ASP.Net Core example web-app. Continuous integration is a powerful technique to prevent merge-hell and improve quality on the "left" stages of our software production process. In the fast-paced world of development we want to merge into … Continue reading VSTS for beginners: improve quality with continuous integration in 3 easy steps

Che ne dite di una build ogni ora?

La maggior parte di noi non lavora su progetti giganteschi ma chi ci ha lavorato assicura che compilare un sorgente il più frequentemente possibile porta molti vantaggi. Minimizza i rischi di integrazione: uno dei più grandi problemi di un progetto in team è il merge dei sorgenti quando le persone hanno lavorato troppo a lungo … Continue reading Che ne dite di una build ogni ora?