How to create and configure Microsoft Azure DevOps CI/CD Pipeline Agent

What is CI / CD Pipeline in Azure DevOps?

In the process of learning Azure DevOps, you’ll face numerous challenges, but the most sophisticated of them is setting up the CI Pipeline to work appropriately.

The pivotal point is the Azure Pipelines Agent that establishes and monitors connection with the machine running the DevOps CI Pipeline. Though it is a regular practice, the procedure has its peculiarities. The current tutorial will focus on them and explain how to choose the Azure DevOps CI Pipeline agent and how to configure it correctly.

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Developing Azure DevOps Extension

Introduction

Azure DevOps Services provides a lot of space for importing your custom extension. Work items, pipeline tasks, dashboard widgets, and other options can serve this purpose.

This article will be about developing extensions for pipeline tasks – I will describe how to create the easiest sample extension that will help organize your own continuous integration.

But first, let’s describe the whole process of hosting the extension on Azure DevOps and how it works. Then we will discuss its detailed development route. Read More