Running Unit Tests for your .NET Core projects in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

Running Unit Tests for your .NET Core projects in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

One of the challenges I was looking to solve recently was running builds in VSTS for .NET Core, and then run any C# unit tests I had in dotnet core. This is pretty straight forward once you've figured out how - so this post is a short one, aiming to help anyone looking for build and test automation in VSTS with DotNet Core. A small tip-of-the-day post for you. Enjoy. Configure Test Task In Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) the easiest way to run any unit tests are with the build-in task in VSTS for running tests. When you're editing…

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From zero to Hero: Building .NET Core (ASP.NET 5) applications to run inside Docker containers

From zero to Hero: Building .NET Core (ASP.NET 5) applications to run inside Docker containers

In this post I will discuss how to create a .NET Core application (ASP.NET 5) and build a Docker image that contains our application, and then deploy that to a cloud service of our choice. In my case the cloud services are Azure and Heroku. This post will cover how to create the project, create your docker images and run them on your development box through Docker. In the next two posts I will walk through the steps for deploying the containers to Azure and Heroku. I will be using Visual Studio Code as I do more and more.…

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