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    How to automate Project Build numbers in VSTS

    Posted by Matt Corr on 30 November 2017

    CICD, Team City, VSTS, Blog, Technology

    If you have migrated over to VSTS (or TFS 2017) from TeamCity, you may have a noticed a useful feature missing.

    Now VSTS defaults the build number format to a revision number in the format similar to as shown below.

    So whats the problem?

    This is fine if you are happy with an incrementing number across all projects....

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    Displaying Team City build status in Octopus Deploy

    Posted by Matt Corr on 18 February 2017

    Octopus, Team City, Blog, Technology

    Introduction

    For our on-premises deployment of our integration applications, Mexia often look for the ideal tools to utilise to deliver the best value for our clients and to minimise time/effort wastage and provide developers a pleasant experience.

    A combination we find that works well for Integration projects is ...

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