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How to hide a “Task Group” Parameter

Task Groups are a great way to encapsulate several tasks into one easy to add pipeline task. MS made the user interface very simple, at times it’s too simple.For example, when you create a task group any variable in the tasks that you add will be…

How to restore a deleted Azure Repo

I would like to start by highlighting the fact that deleting Azure Repos is limited to members of Project Administrators group, by default. In other words, a small group of users that is responsible for maintaining the balance between making sure…

Using multiple SSH keys for different Git providers

Nowadays I find myself quite often authenticating to multiple Git service providers; Azure Repos, Github, Gitlab, Bitbucket, etc. It seems to be this is a new normal. When it comes to Git authentication, I prefer to authenticate using SSH keys, so I…

Switching to multi-staged YAML pipelines

I was thinking for a while to write a series of blog posts on YAML-based Azure Pipelines. This is the first blog post of such series.I have decided to start with a simple guide on how to switch your existing pipelines to YAML-based. The reason being…

Azure DevOps Work Item Query Operators

I recently wrote a short article on Work item Query Macros. Since I am such a fan of the work item query engine, I thought I would write another one. This time about some of the operators available that people don’t often notice or sometimes they…

IMPACT: ObjectSharp Wins 2019 Microsoft IMPACT Award for Application Innovation in FinTech

ObjectSharp is thrilled to have received the 2019 Microsoft IMPACT Award for Application Innovation in FinTech. The IMPACT Award showcases ObjectSharp's expertise in delivering sophisticated and cutting edge cloud-native solutions on Microsoft Azure…

ObjectSharp Named Finalist by Microsoft for Application Innovation Impact Award in FinTech

ObjectSharp is thrilled to be named as a finalist by Microsoft for Application Innovation in FinTech for the 2019 Microsoft IMPACT Awards.ObjectSharp’s work for Finastra is a large part of the reason for the nomination. Formed in 2017 by the…

Work Item Query Macros in Azure DevOps

Work item queries have been one of the most useful tools in Azure DevOps since the beginning. They are how we manage and track work outside the Backlog/Kanban and Sprint Boards. The work item query has evolved a great deal since the beginning (200…

Build in one Org, Release from another with Azure DevOps

We recently had a request to deploy a build artifact created in one Azure DevOps organization to a different Azure DevOps organization. The request came from a client that has the git repo in their Azure DevOps org (we’ll call this org1) and will be…

Global DevOps Bootcamp Toronto 2019 - Thanks All, That's a Wrap!

ObjectSharp — Toronto’s premier cloud-first digital transformation company — was thrilled to be the exclusive sponsor of Global DevOps Bootcamp Toronto this year just like the previous two years.Hosted at Microsoft Canada’s office in Mississauga…