A DevOps walkthrough using Visual Studio 2015

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This presentation focuses on the new build system introduced in Visual Studio Online and Team Foundation Server 2015. The walkthrough focuses on Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) using TFS 2015 in an on-premises scenario. Most of the steps are directly applicable to Visual Studio Online and Windows Azure.

  1. Create a new Agent Pool, install Build Agent and configure permissions
  2. Create a new build definition and configure it to execute Unit Tests (Continuous Integration)
  3. Package our the built website as a Web Deploy Package
  4. Create a Machine Group and add a new test web server
  5. Use PowerShell DSC to configure a basic web server (IIS, ASP.NET 4.5, Website & WebDeploy)
  6. Use WebDeploy to deploy the site package to the newly configured Web Server
  7. Auto deploy and configure the new Test Agent on our web server
  8. Run Coded UI Tests and report results


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