Beginning Build and Release Management with TFS 2017 and VSTS

Leveraging Continuous Delivery for Your Business

Authors: Chandrasekara, Chaminda

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  • Based on next version of Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS15 - RC1 available) scheduled for release
  • Covers new features such as package management and cross platform capabilities
  • Includes dynamic CRM deployments with Microsoft open source Dynamics CRM PowerShell module
  • Hands-on exercises with sample code and user guide to get the reader started in TFS Build and Release Management
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Master build and release management with Team Foundation Service and Visual Studio Team Services to facilitate the continuous delivery of software updates to your development team.

You'll receive detailed, practical guidance on automating website deployments in Azure App Service, database deployments to Azure platform, Micro Services deployments in Azure Service Fabric, and more. Each deployment is structured with the aid of hands-on lessons in a given target environment designed to empower your teams to achieve successful DevOps.

This book provides lessons on how to optimize build release management definitions using capabilities, such as task groups. With the help of practical scenarios, you’ll also learn how to diagnose and fix issues in automated builds and deployments. You’ll see how to enhance the capability of build and release management, using team services/TFS Marketplace extensions and writing your own extensions for any missing functionality via hands-on lessons.

What You Will Learn
  • Automate deployment to Azure platform, including Web App Service, Azure SQL and Azure Service Fabric
  • Test automation integration with builds and deployments
  • Perform Dynamic CRM deployment handling and package management with TFS/VSTS
  • Examine requirement to production delivery traceability in practical terms 
  • Review cross platform build/deployment capabilities of TFS/VSTS. 

Who This Book Is For
Build/Release Engineers, Configuration Managers, Software Developers, Test Automation Engineers, System Engineers, Software Architects and System/Production Support Engineers or anyone who handles and involves in the software delivery process.

About the authors

Chaminda is a Microsoft MVP for Visual Studio ALM and Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster®. he focuses on and believes in continuous improvement of Software Development Life-cycle. He works as the ALM/DevOps Architect for Navantis IT (Pvt) Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Toronto, Canada based Navantis Inc.
Chaminda is also an active Microsoft Community Contributor (MCC), well recognized for his contributions in Microsoft forums, TechNet galleries, Wikis, and contributes extensions to Visual Studio Team Services/TFS, in Microsoft Visual Studio marketplace. He also contributes to other open source projects in GitHub. His technical blog is popular among ALM practitioners around the world for quick and descriptive tech guidance.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2811-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2810-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning Build and Release Management with TFS 2017 and VSTS
Book Subtitle
Leveraging Continuous Delivery for Your Business
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Chaminda Chandrasekara
Distribution Rights
"Apress Standard Distribution"
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2811-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2811-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2810-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 559
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 778 illustrations in colour
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