Category Archives: Visual Studio

Azure Key Vault connected service in Visual Studio 2017

By | April 22, 2018

Azure Key Vault connected service in Visual Studio is now available. Visual Studio Connected Services enables developers to easily connect and integrate with several Cloud services.  We have seen several Azure connected services including Application Insights, Azure Storage, Mobile services, Cosmos DB etc. Furthermore, we secure our application by moving secrets from the source code into Azure Key… Read More »

Visual Studio Tooling for migrating NuGet Packages.config to PackageReference

By | April 16, 2018

Like project or assembly references to the projects, NuGet PackageReferences manage NuGet dependency directly within project files rather than using a separate package.config file. This helps to manage all your project dependencies consistently from a single place. If your project running with Packages.config, and you want to migrate to PackagesReference, you can now take help of Visual Studio… Read More »

Exclude Project from Visual Studio Team Services(VSTS) Build Definition

By | March 14, 2018

You can exclude project from Visual Studio Team Services build definition if required. You might want to exclude a specific project that breaks your build, or you don’t want a specific project to build as part of your release process for some time. You may be facing some build issues due to that project which you want to… Read More »

Configure Continuous Delivery(CD) to Azure right from the Visual Studio

By | March 12, 2018

Over the last few posts, we have discussed several ways of setting up Continuous Integration(CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) pipeline for build and release lifecycle. We have seen how we can leverage Azure DevOps Project to set up everything we need for develop, deploy and monitor a solution. We have also explored, how to configure the Continuous Delivery(CD)… Read More »

Quickly connect Azure Cosmos DB with your applications using Visual Studio Connected Services

By | February 21, 2018

Visual Studio Connected Services for Cosmos DB enables developers to easily connect and integrate with Cosmos DB. We have seen several connected services including Application Insights, Azure Storage and also for Mobile services. Similarly, you can connect Azure Cosmos DB accounts from Visual Studio using the Visual Studio Connected Services for Cosmos DB. Visual Studio Connected Services allows adding… Read More »