Wednesday, November 22, 2017

How to migrate a Git repo from VSTS to VSTS

The process to migrate a Git repository from a Visual Studio Team Services project to another within the same account or to a different account is very easy:

First of all we must generate a personal access token (PAS) for our user in source account, in this way the target account will be able to access to the source account safely to perform the migration process. In order to this we must go to the security section of our VSTS profile and add a new token:

We give a name to the token and create it with the default parameters.

Once created, we must make sure copy the personal access token to use it in the migration process, because we won't be able to see it again.

To start the repository migration we must initiate an import process from the destination account in which we will indicate the name of the new repository, the url of the source repository and the personal access token:

Once the process is finished we can go to our new repository and check that both the code and the history of changes has been successfully migrated.

Friday, August 4, 2017

BizTalk360 version 8.5 released

Yesterday was released the new version 8.5 of BizTalk360, we have tested the new features.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Logic Apps Live - Jul 26 2017

Today Jeff Hollan, Jon Fancey and  Kevin Lam presents the last news about Logic Apps.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Integrate 2017: Day 2 Logic Apps and Azure Functions Highlights

Day 2 was awesome, very intensive if we talk about Logic Apps, with very good presentations.

We began the day with the "Microsoft IT journey with Azure Logic Apps" presentation by Divya Swarnkar and Mayank Sharma. They talked about they experience doing integrations with the iPaaS model and their learnings:

Monday, June 26, 2017

Integrate 2017: Day 1 Logic Apps and Azure Functions Highlights

Integrate 2017

Today was the first day of the Integrate 2017 at London.

I want to share some highlights about Logic Apps and Azure Functions.

Jeff Hollan and Kevin Lam present "Azure Logic Apps - build cloud-scale integrations faster" slights. This presentation was an introductory review of what are Logic Apps and when some announces was made:

  • New Connectors will be added soon, as Oracle EBS, Service Now and the most applaused SOAP connector. 
  • Posibility to create Custom Connectors joined to their custom API connectors.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

How to change the logging configuration of a WCF service at runtime with WMI

We have always been recommended to set the trace level of our WCF services to "warning" in the production environments so as not to impact on the performance and not to generate a large amount of data. However, when we detect an issue with our services we should be able to modify the trace level to "verbose" to facilitate the troubleshooting process.

Monday, June 12, 2017

BizTalk Server 2016 Feature Update: Management REST APIs. Great, but not enough

When Microsoft releases the BizTalk Server 2016 Feature Pack, I was very interested in the new Management REST APIs. My interest was because years ago, I developed a similar solution in a big customer, building some WCF services that allows manage and deploy on remote BizTalk Server artifacts.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Versioning Logic Apps feature

Now in Logic Apps, you can see a list of all the versions of your Logic App. Before, Logic Apps supported storing only the previous versions of a Logic App every time you save it, but now you can see all the versions.

This is a great feature to quick rollback a production Logic App to a previous version, if there are any problems when you deploy your last version.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Tracked properties on Logic Apps and queries on Log Search or OMS

In our Logic App, we can add tracked properties onto different actions to track our custom data in diagnostics data.

Why we need to track properties? Because it can be very useful to search diagnostics data by custom values (e.g. The order's customer identifier).

Monday, November 14, 2016

BizTalk Server Logic Apps Adapter (II)

In the last post we saw how to connect BizTalk Server with third-party SaaS applications and Azure services via Logic Apps adapter. In this new post we analyze the necessary steps to connect Logic Apps with the on-premises Line of Business (LOB) applications via BizTalk Server.