Category Archives: Setup

Windows Docker Containers

Introduction In this post I am going to show step by step how to install a local version of Windows Server 2016 TP5 in Hyper-V and how to configure it to be a container host. Tutorial It is still not … Continue reading 

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CI with TeamCity and Docker – Part 1

Introduction This post is part of the series about Implementing a CI/CD pipeline. Please refer to this post for a full table of content. Our company is a heavy user of TeamCity [TC]. We use TC for almost all our … Continue reading 

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Service discovery – part 1

Introduction This post is part of a series of post on how to implement a continuous deployment pipeline for a micro services based application. The overview and table of content can be found here. In a micro service based architecture … Continue reading 

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Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V – Part 4

Introduction We have been in the past and still are to a certain extent a .NET shop. Thus it is very important to us that we can develop our backend using ASP.NET Web API. ASP.NET vNext is now OSS and … Continue reading 

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Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V – Part 3

Introduction In the previous two posts (here and here) I first prepared a new Ubuntu 14.x VM running hosted in Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Enterprise. Then I installed all the necessary tools and libraries to start developing Web applications using … Continue reading 

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Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V – Part 2

Installing MongoDB For a more detailed description of the process refer to the official MongoDB documentation here. First off we have to import the MongoDB public GPG key Then, similar as we did for Mono in the previous post we … Continue reading 

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Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V

Introduction I had a need to quickly create a Linux VM on a Windows 8.1 machine to use for Angular JS and .NET development. I have not been using Unix or any variant of it for years so this was … Continue reading 

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Angular JS–Part 14, End to end tests

Introduction The list of earlier posts in this series about Angular JS can be found here. Automated end to end tests are an important part of the continuous integration and continuous delivery cycle. Without automated end to end tests delivering … Continue reading 

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AngularJS–Part 8, More choice when testing

Introduction This is a series of posts about AngularJS and our experiences with it while migrating the client of a complex enterprise application from Silverlight to HTML5/CSS/JavaScript using AngularJS as a framework. Since the migration is a very ambitious undertaken … Continue reading 

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AngularJS–Part 7, Getting ready to test

Introduction This is a series of posts about AngularJS and our experiences with it while migrating the client of a complex enterprise application from Silverlight to HTML5/CSS/JavaScript using AngularJS as a framework. Since the migration is a very ambitious undertaken … Continue reading 

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