I’ve blogged some days ago on Securing the password in build definition. I want to make a disclaimer on this subject. The technique described in that article permits you to use encrypted password in a build definition, but this password cannot be decrypted only if you have no access to the build machine. If you […]

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Some days ago I had some tweet exchange with Giulio about a post of Gordon on storing security info in TFS Build Definition. The question is: how can I store password in build definition without people being able to view them simply editing the build definition itself? With TFS 2013 a nice new Build template […]

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Previous post on the series Versioning assembly during TFS 2013 build with Powershell Scripts Automatically Build and Publish NuGet Packages during TFS Build Manage Symbol Server on Azure (or on-premise) VM and TF Service After you set automatic publishing of NuGet packages with automatic assembly and NuGet version numbering in a TFS Build, you surely […]

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Previous post on the series Versioning assembly during TFS 2013 build with Powershell Scripts Using powershell to cusotmize build is simple and easy, once you have versioning in place (previous article), if you are realizing some form of reusable library it is time to think on how to distribute it to people. One of the […]

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One of the most important news in TFS Build 2010 is the introduction of Workflow Foundation that replaced standard MSBuild scripts used in TFS 2008. Workflow foundation can be really powerful, but indeed it is somewhat scaring and quite often customizing a build can be complex. You can find some blog post of mine on […]

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