Create GitHub release with release notes in VSTS pipeline

In my previous post I exposed the VSTS task for tag your GitHub source code, that in included in my VSTS extension “GitHub Tools Task” , published in the Visual Studio Marketplace at https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=KriefMikael.githubtools

For continue to improve this integration of GitHub inside DevOps pipeline in VSTS (Visual Team Services), I included another task in this extension to create a GitHub release with a release notes during your VSTS CI/CD pipeline. You can get more informations for create GitHub release manually in the GitHub documentation.

Fo create GitHub release, in your release definition, add the task “Create GitHub release” from the Utility category of VSTS task catalog Lire la suite

Tag your GitHub source code in VSTS pipeline

When using Git source control system, the tag mechanism is one of good practice in great DevOps pipeline.

In VSTS (Visual Studio Team Services) build process, the Tag action option is present by default when the source repository is Git type.

What we can notice that this option is not present if the source repository is GitHub type.

To allow me to tag my GitHub source code I developped and published an extension in the Visual Studio Marketplace, which through a build/release task will tag my source code. Lire la suite

All my VSTS Extensions resources

In this post I reference all my resources for create and publish  Visual studio Team Services and TFS Extensions.

My first and more usual resource is the Visual Studio Marketplace for search, install and Download all public VSTS / TFS extensions : https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/VSTS

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