Install Log4Net on UWP Application

As I was working on a project, I had to check if we can use Log4Net for an UWP Application which will run on a Windows 10 IoT device. For setting up the UWP Application, I used Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition. In the new project dialog I chose Blank App (Universal Windows) and used […]

[HOWTO] Publish PowerShell Module to PowerShellGallery with TeamCity 9.x

Hi I’m Steven Pilatschek, apprentice of the d-fens GmbH. I started my apprenticeship in August 2015. The first year of my apprenticeship I participated a program in a training center. Since August 2016 I’m working at d-fens. Introduction As a first task I had to extend the existing build configurations of our PowerShell modules on […]

[HOWTO] Create and Publish C# NuGet package with JetBrains TeamCity

Todays blog post shows how to set up a build configuration on a JetBrains TeamCity 9.1 server that creates and publishes a NuGet package of a C#/.NET-Project. Build Configuration Setup The build configuration will be responsible to create (pack) a NuGet-package out of the specified dll files and publish it to NuGet.org. To show the […]

[HOWTO] PowerShell NuGet package creation with JetBrains TeamCity

Hi, this is Marc Rufer from d-fens GmbH. I started working at d-fens as a Software Engineer this week. I already wrote some posts and I’ll continue sharing information about my work on this blog. Introduction In todays blog post I’ll explain step by step how to set up a build configuration for a PowerShell-Project […]

[NoBrainer] PowerShell modules, digital signatures, nuspec files and packages automated

As announced a couple of days ago we started pushing some of our PowerShell modules to GitHub and NuGet. And soon it became obvious that keeping all the scripts, signatures, versions and packages in sync was some tedious and error-prone work. This should definitely be automated, you might instantly think – and right you are! […]

Module: biz.dfch.PS.Cumulus.VI

This is Microsoft PowerShell module is part of our Apache 2.0 based open source automation framework “Cumulus”. You will find all related posts via the “Cumulus” tag. You can use this module to perform operations against VMware vCenter infrastructure (the module makes use and abstracts VMware’s supplied PowerShell PowerCLI snapin). You can download the module […]

Module: biz.dfch.PS.Sccm.Utilities

This is Microsoft PowerShell module is part of our Apache 2.0 based open source automation framework “Cumulus”. You will find all related posts via the “Cumulus” tag. You can use this module to perform provisioning against SCCM 2012 infrastructure (the module makes use and abstracts Microsoft’s supplied PowerShell module ‘ConfigurationManager’). You can download the module […]

Module: biz.dfch.PS.RabbitMQ.Utilities

This Microsoft PowerShell module contains Cmdlets to work with RabbitMQ queues, send and receive messages. It uses a wrapper I earlier presented that solved the problem of loading the official RabbitMQ .NET client into a PowerShell session. These Cmdlets further facilitate the handling of sending and receiving of messages via AMQP queues. You can download […]

[Trivia] We are on NuGet!

Today we published our first package to NuGet! You can find it here: biz.dfch.PS.Cumulus.Utilities. This is the package for the basic PowerShell module needed to interact with our Cumulus automation framework, which you can use for all sorts of (PowerShell based) infrastructure automation. So what does that mean? You might have noticed that we started […]

Module: biz.dfch.PS.Cumulus.Utilities

This is the main module of our Apache 2.0 based open source automation framework “Cumulus”. We will be continuously adding help and documentation for it. You will find all related post via the “Cumulus” tag. You can download the module on GitHub at https://github.com/dfch/biz.dfch.PS.Cumulus.Utilities or on NuGet at https://www.nuget.org/packages/biz.dfch.PS.Cumulus.Utilities Most of the documentation can be […]