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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook by Tarun Arora

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Chapter 4. Building Your Application

 

"Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight."

 
 --Bill Gates

TFS has introduced a new build system in TFS 2015 called TFBuild. In this chapter, you'll learn the following:

  • Configuring TFBuild Agent, Pool, and Queues
  • Setting up a TFBuild Agent using an unattended installation
  • Creating a continuous integration build definition in TFBuild
  • Pinning a build badge to the welcome page in Team Portal
  • Managing build resources using role-based access
  • Using the build retention policy to automate build deletion
  • Using user capabilities to identify a build agent in a pool
  • Version DLLs in build output with build number
  • Creating a new build task using the TFBuild Extensibility ...

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