The TFS Automation Platform is dead, long live the TfPlugable! It has been a long time since I have talked about the TFS Automation Platform that I had almost forgotten about it myself. It was almost two years ago that I spoke to Willy about an ALM Rangers project to build a solution to dynamically deploy plug-ins for TFS, kind of like Nuget for TFS Extensions.
As Lead developer for the TFS Iteration Automation my goal this weekend is to provide a framework for the developers to give both architectural and development guidance for the tools and methods we are going to be using to construct the Platform. I have been working on a framework that will allow the developers to […]
If you can’t wait for the Tfs Automation Platform, but you still want to eventually deploy your extensions using it, what can you do? We would really like for you to still be able to build out automations without the Automation Platform, but you would not have the delivery and management aspects. Hopefully this post […]
As we get organised to start development on the Tfs Automation Platform there is the need to do in-depth investigations into the way things are going to work. “Epic 1: As Dave or Gary I want WIQL queries to be automatically updated when I move from iteration to iteration+1 or sprint to sprint+1” Updates (in […]
I have been asked what would be the process or support for hosting the Tfs Automation Platform either from a hosting provider, or in the cloud if we have server side components. If you are not familiar with TFS on Azure make sure you read: Update on TFS on Azure from Brian Harry “To the […]
The TFS Automation Platform is a project that will be developed initially as the TFS Iteration Automation project for the Rangers, but which has a grander vision to solve a need for customers to have things just happen within TFS. Currently, the scope of this project is to create automations that assist with iteration management, […]