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Continuous Delivery with Visual Studio ALM 2015

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  • Microsoft MVP authors Mathias Olausson and Jakob Ehn have written the authoritative book on implementing Continuous Delivery practices using Microsoft’s Visual Studio and TFS 2015.

  • They translate the theory behind this methodology and show step by step how to implement continuous delivery in a real world environment.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-4842-1272-1
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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction to Continuous Delivery

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 1-13
  3. Overview of Visual Studio 2015 ALM

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 15-32
  4. Designing an Application for Continuous Delivery

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 33-41
  5. Managing the Release Process

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 43-64
  6. Source Control Management

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 65-85
  7. PowerShell for Deployment

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 87-111
  8. Build Automation

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 113-181
  9. Managing Code Quality

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 183-221
  10. Continuous Testing

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 223-278
  11. Building a Deployment Pipeline

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 279-333
  12. Measure and Learn

    • Mathias Olausson, Jakob Ehn
    Pages 335-359
  13. Back Matter

    Pages 361-368

About this book

This book is the authoritative source on implementing Continuous Delivery practices using Microsoft’s Visual Studio and TFS 2015. Microsoft MVP authors Mathias Olausson and Jakob Ehn translate the theory behind this methodology and show step by step how to implement Continuous Delivery in a real world environment.

Building good software is challenging. Building high-quality software on a tight schedule can be close to impossible. Continuous Delivery is an agile and iterative technique that enables developers to deliver solid, working software in every iteration. Continuous delivery practices help IT organizations reduce risk and potentially become as nimble, agile, and innovative as startups.

In this book, you'll learn:

  • What Continuous Delivery is and how to use it to create better software more efficiently using Visual Studio 2015
  • How to use Team Foundation Server 2015 and Visual Studio Online to plan, design, and implement powerful and reliable deployment pipelines
  • Detailed step-by-step instructions for implementing Continuous Delivery on a real project

Keywords

  • Continuous Delivery
  • Team Foundation Server 2015
  • TFS 2015
  • Visual Studio
  • DevOps
  • ALM
  • Visual Studio 2015
  • Release Management
  • Automated Testing
  • Automated Deployment
  • Release Management
  • Visual Studio Online
  • VSO
  • Application Lifecycle Management
  • ALM

About the authors

Mathias Olausson works as the ALM practice lead for Transcendent Group, specializing in software craftsmanship and application lifecycle management. With over 15 years of experience as a software consultant and trainer, he has worked in numerous projects and organizations. Mathias has been a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP for five years and is also active as a Visual Studio ALM. Mathias is a frequent speaker on Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server at conferences and industry events and blogs at http://msmvps.com/blogs/molausson.

Jakob Ehn is a current Microsoft Visual Studio ALM Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and also a Visual Studio ALM Ranger. Jakob has 15 years of experience in the IT industry, and currently works as a solution architect at Inmeta Crayon ASA, specializing in Visual Studio ALM. He is actively participating in the MSDN forums, and is contributing to different open source projects, such as the Community TFS Build Extensions and the Community TFS Build Manager. He has published two books about Visual Studio ALM, "Team Foundation Server 2012 Starter" (Packt Publishing) and "Pro Team Foundation Service" (Apress 2013)

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 39.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4842-1272-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 49.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)