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TeamCity agent doesn't show the application window when a build is run

If you are running TeamCity agent as a service in Windows you probably noticed that you cannot see any application window that your build agent is running. 148 more words

Build a testing database with SSDT and NuGet

tldr; My central idea was to use SSDT to build a dacpac file that would define the schema of our testing database and wrap that DACPAC artifact in a nuget package that testing projects could reference.

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MsBuild Version Gotchas - Better Building with MsBuild scripts and Build Servers

I recently ran into issues when upgrading an old codebase from the original setup (Visual Studio 2013 and the MsBuild tools v4.0) to use Visual Studio 2015, building through Team City on a new machine that only had VS2015. 1,087 more words


[HOWTO] Publish PowerShell Module to PowerShellGallery with TeamCity 9.x

Hi I’m Steven Pilatschek, apprentice of the d-fens GmbH. I started my apprenticeship in August 2015. The first year of my apprenticeship I participated a program in a training center. 544 more words


GitHub Pull Request Merge Ref and TeamCity CI fail

GitHub has an awesome feature that allows us to build on the potential merge result of a pull request.

This allows us to run unit and UI tests against the result of a merge, so we know with certainty that it works, before we merge the code. 531 more words

TeamCity: SQL exception: Cannot open database - 500 Internal Server Error

The Scenario

I rebooted my TeamCity server following updates.

The Problem

When I start the TeamCity agents they report a 500 Internal Server Error and the login page ( 94 more words


Using TeamCity To Raise Octopus Defects Updated


I recently updated the script that uses both the TeamCity and Octopus API’s to raise defects if a TeamCity build has failed (the reasoning here is tat a deployment has passed on Octopus, but subsequent automated testing has failed.) 482 more words