TFS invalid package feed permission

For a customer I recently set up an on premise package feed. I left everything default, added the feed to a Nuget Publish task and pressed release. The release failed!

After checking that the agent performing the release is actually part of the Project Collection Build Service group. Looking at the feed permissions I…

Smoke test for batches

The trend is to create applications which are based on all little services working together, have real time processing and rely on communication between them trough some kind of service bus. Never the less there are many organisations that struggle with big monolithic applications and rely heavily on batch  driven processing every night for several…

Missing TFS Icons

At a customer I migrated the TFS 2012 to the new TFS 2017. Due to company restrictions this had to be 2008 R2 Server. The Migration was just fine and everything seemed to be OK. But after a while the TFS Icons began to dissappear from the web portal. And when debugging the portal i…

Discover the story, User Story Mapping

A few months ago after giving a workshop Story mapping I was asked by Kenny Baas to help kick start a new project for the Java Young Professional Program @Devoteam. Kenny acts as a mentor for the group while they gather experience at customers and through in-house project like this one. Although It’s better to…