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Writing the TeamCity Companion app for iOS

For a while I was responsible maintaining and scaling a fairly large Continuous Integration environment. Our setup at the time included many different projects and my main objective was to keep our developers happy and productive. 457 more words


How to package the TeamCity build agent for Debian/Ubuntu

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How to package the TeamCity build agent for Debian/Ubuntu

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Dependencies Properties in TeamCity - Reverse the flow

Build chains in TeamCity allow accessing any build parameters defined in a build that the current build depends on:

Parameters in dependent builds

TeamCity provides the ability to use properties provided by the builds the current build depends on (via a snapshot or artifact dependency).

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A tag team championship battle between Entity Framework, NuGet vs TeamCity, SQL Provider

Recently we have upgraded our entity framework through NuGet and had all our unit test cases passing locally. Everything started to fail on TeamCity build server and there was not much stack trace displayed in the build log. 137 more words


Octopus Deploy with Team City

Working with one other developer on a greenfield project we had no CI in place. Somehow over the course of a couple of sprints (and mainly off plan) I managed to get TeamCity configured and Octopus deploy to push out the 3 main apps we were building to Dev and 2 Test VMs. 294 more words


Watch out for exceptions in NUnit TestFixture constructors

Don’t do anything that might throw an exception in a TestFixture constructor: your tests will be ignored, rather than failing.

My colleague Chris and I have been playing around with polymorphous testing, taking advantage of the fact that you can pass parameters to an NUnit… 266 more words


TeamCity Dependencies

Whilst setting up a couple of Build Configurations in Teamcity recently I seemed to struggle with dependencies so I thought I best get this down. 181 more words