When you have many team projects in your TFS instance or in your team services account (VSTS), manually finding out what are the active projects is not going to be an easy task, by looking at each code repository in each of the projects to determine whether project is getting updated with code changes. TFS/VSTS REST API can be used in this scenario to obtain the projects that have any code commits/checkins from a given date using the script available here.
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Deployment groups are the recommended approach to use with VSTS for setting up release management based automated deployments. Can two team projects of same VSTS account with two deployment groups, have same machine as the target? Was a question in a forum and below steps describe how to achieve it.
Wednesday, 3 January 2018
You might want to trigger a build for a team foundation version control (TFVC) Label applied previously or if you are using Git version control for a Tag. Git tags are quite nicely supported in TFS/VSTS web Interface, but Label in TFVC is still only manageable with the Source Control explorer of Visual Studio. There is a user voice request to enable web experience for TFVC Labels, which you can also vote for . Let’s explore how to trigger build based on Tag or Label with VSTS/TFS.
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You needed to setup dedicated machines for testing when using Run Functional Tests and you had to execute, Deploy Test Agent step and Copy...