How-to create a build with Visual Studio Online

This is the first in a series of How-to’s dedicated to continuous deployment with Azure.

Here I explain how to automate a simple build through visual studio online.
Before you start you should have at least one Visual Studio solution into the repository..

  1. Connect to your Visual Studio online project.
  2. Select Build, click + sign in the left column.
  3. Choose Visual Studio build as your build template

builds

  1. Click on the Save button and provide a name and description for your build definition
  2. Test your first build by queuing a new build, right-click your build step and choose queue new build

buildAgent

  1. During the build you can follows all the steps through the console inside the page.

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