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
Application lifecycle needs to think about database too. Automated migrations scripts and some tools can solve lots of our problems related to database changes.
I’m blind! Is my software team going well? How can I know? With a dashboard you can and in a couple of minutes you can setup one with VSTS!
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
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
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
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