The Remaining Work field in Microsoft’s Azure Boards is usually talked about in the context of burndown charts. But if you are in a scrum master role and have more than a few developers on your team, you might find the Remaining Work field useful for helping you coordinate work. What Is “Remaining Work”? You […]
I’ve been trying to figure out how to do some request testing on an Azure Functions project. My goal is to submit HTTP requests with JSON bodies, have them handled by the Functions running through as much of the real production code as possible, and then get back an HTTP response with a JSON payload. […]
The Pipelines in Azure DevOps now support defining build configurations with YAML files. This is a huge advantage if your project is anything like my team’s and requires you to reproduce old builds.
My colleague Brian recently wrote about Azure Functions in F#. Azure Functions are great, and I definitely recommend them if they fit your use case. These functions are built on top of an older background processing system called WebJobs. While Functions have largely eclipsed WebJobs, there remain certain [situations][webjobs-vs-functions] where the latter is still a […]