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David Gardiner
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Christian, Husband, Father, Software developer, purveyor of 'dad' jokes
Christian, Husband, Father, Software developer, purveyor of 'dad' jokes

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VSTS and TeamCity – Wrapping up
Part 4 in a series on integrating VSTS with TeamCity Wouldn't it be great if TeamCity and VSTS had full builtin support for each other? Well yes, yes it would! Maybe that will happen soon. If I knew Java well, I could probably have a go at writing a TeamCit...
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VSTS with TeamCity – Configuration
Part 3 in a series on integrating VSTS with TeamCity Now that we've created the pull request server , we need to configure VSTS and TeamCity so that they can send event messages to it. VSTS If you followed the steps in the sample tutorial , this will be fam...
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VSTS with TeamCity – Building a pull request server
This is a web service that handles web hook messages triggered by events in VSTS and TeamCity. I started by using the sample Create a pull request status server with Node.js . As the title suggests, this is a Node application and it uses the Express library...
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VSTS with TeamCity – Introduction
Microsoft’s Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has become quite a compelling offering for managing software development. Features include source control, build, release, and issue tracking. With the product team working on 3 week sprints, new features are b...
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Unit Test Fixtures
Almost ten years ago, I bought and read Gerard Meszaros’ xUnit Test Patterns, Refactoring Test Code . It is very comprehensive and seeks to document all the common test design patterns. Meszaros uses italics to indicate named patterns, and I'll follow that ...
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Enterprise Service Bus libraries for .NET – Rebus
One in a series of posts giving a quick overview of ESB libraries for .NET Rebus describes itself as "a lean service bus implementation for .NET". https://github.com/rebus-org/Rebus Messages POCO classes Publishing Use an instance of IBus to publish. activa...
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Enterprise Service Bus libraries for .NET – Shuttle ESB
One in a series of posts giving a quick overview of ESB libraries for .NET Shuttle ESB describes itself as a "free .NET open-source enterprise service bus". It supports a good range of transports and integrates with a number of IoC containers. https://githu...
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Enterprise Service Bus libraries for .NET – Nimbus
One in a series of posts giving a quick overview of ESB libraries for .NET Nimbus primarily supports the Azure Service Bus as a transport, so if your application is going to run in Azure, then this could be a good choice. https://github.com/NimbusAPI/Nimbus...
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Enterprise Service Bus libraries for .NET – MassTransit
One in a series of posts giving a quick overview of ESB libraries for .NET MassTransit is an open-source library which apparently began as a response to some perceived deficiencies in the version of NServiceBus that was around in 2007. The project did a maj...
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Speaking at NDC Sydney 2017
Well this happened! Yes, my talk “ Life is like a Box of Chocolate(y) ” was accepted for NDC Sydney! I’ll be speaking about using Chocolatey and BoxStarter as a way of scripting out the configuration of your developer workstation. You might think of these a...
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