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5 08, 2014

The New Microsoft Azure

By | 2014-08-05T16:24:29+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Azure|3 Comments

Windows Azure has been around since 2008. In March of 2014 Microsoft rebranded the Windows Azure to Microsoft Azure, but there is more to the story than just changing the name. The main idea is cross platform options. As our software development world becomes more tightly integrated, Microsoft appears to be removing the Windows only [...]

14 07, 2014

The 3 R’s in Continuous Delivery

By | 2014-07-14T11:28:07+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Practices, Release Management|0 Comments

We have all seen the latest buzzwords of Continuous Delivery over the last few years. The name “Continuous Delivery” gives a general idea of the practice: continuously deploying an application or code into a system.  The word “continuous” does not provide the detail of what we are trying to achieve in the Continuous Delivery practices.  [...]

22 07, 2013

What’s New in Visual Studio 2013 – InRelease Access after Rebooting

By | 2013-07-22T12:58:45+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|Visual Studio 2013|0 Comments

Although InRelease is great, unfortunately I have found a new issue when rebooting the server. In testing the InRelease application on my test VM, I learned that after rebooting or shutting down my host machine, I was not able to log back into the InRelease application. The Error message from console log: Error - The [...]

12 07, 2013

What’s New in Visual Studio 2013: Connecting to InRelease

By | 2013-07-12T16:55:51+00:00 July 12th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio 2013|0 Comments

At Northwest Cadence, we are thoroughly enjoying the new features and believe InRelease is a great step in the right direction for software development. With all the buzz around faster delivery times and DevOps, InRelease provides the platform to achieve continuous delivery within your software delivery team. With that be said, after installing the InRelease [...]

12 07, 2013

What's New in Visual Studio 2013: InRelease Preview Error TF30063

By | 2013-07-12T14:58:18+00:00 July 12th, 2013|Visual Studio 2013|0 Comments

TFS 2013 – InRelease Preview Error TF30063 Issue: When connecting to the new InRelease Preview to TFS 2013 the following error may appear: TF30063: You are not authorized to access <TFS Server Collection>. Error message: TF30063: You are not authorized to access <TFS Server Collection>. Solution: Open the VS2013 Preview x86 Command Prompt. Run the [...]

10 07, 2013

What’s New in Visual Studio 2013: Team Build Activities

By | 2013-07-10T08:28:29+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio 2013|0 Comments

The below demo and blog post will provide a high level of the new activities in Visual Studio 2013 Team Build Toolbox.  We now have a number of new activities to choose from, throughout this post we will explore the many lists of these new activities. To start, let’s look at the top of the [...]

3 07, 2013

What’s New in TFS 2013: Team Builds are able to run in Powershell

By | 2013-07-03T16:34:38+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio 2013|0 Comments

One of the new features that I really like in the TFS 2013 is the ability to run scripts using the Default template. This is a huge time saver! Before we had to create a custom activity to call the scripts and pass in the parameters. Lets get start on showing you this new feature [...]

26 06, 2013

Three Golden Rules for Continuous Delivery

By | 2013-06-26T11:00:00+00:00 June 26th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Practices|0 Comments

What are the three major golden rules for continuous delivery? Why are they important? In addition, how can these help an organization and team deliver software? In this blog post, I will be covering how the three golden rules for continuous delivery address and answer these questions. Applies to · Release Management · Configuration Management [...]