Category Archives: Tips&Tricks

TeamCity 8.0.6 is available

Since bug fix release 8.0.5, many of our users and developers have contributed to making TeamCity an even better product, and today we announce TeamCity 8.0.6. The new version comes with complete support for Visual Studio 2013, including the VS … Continue reading

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TeamCity 8.0.5 is Out

We are happy to announce TeamCity 8.0.5! It comes packed with more than 60 bug fixes, among which there are a few performance improvements that should benefit many users and a fix for a bug in TFS support which caused … Continue reading

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User Interface Tips and Tricks

When working with software daily, every once in a while you discover some little hidden gems that make the experience more user-friendly and/or more fun. In this post we’ll explore some of the lesser-known features available in TeamCity UI that … Continue reading

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NuGet Package Restore with TeamCity

When working with NuGet we can make use of package restore. The concept is simple: instead of committing packages that we depend on to source control, we only commit the list of dependencies we need and download the assemblies during … Continue reading

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The Power of Meta-Runner – Custom runners with ease

TeamCity comes with a series of Runners out of the box which offer support for different functionalities such as MSBuild, Ant, Code Inspections, Gradle support, etc. In addition to these, there are a variety of runners that are supported via … Continue reading

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First-class PHP Continuous Integration using TeamCity

A while ago we blogged about using TeamCity to do Continuous Integration for PHP. TeamCity developers never seem to sleep: with TeamCity 8 a new feature called meta-runners was introduced. Meta runners allow us to reuse build steps by representing … Continue reading

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TeamCity 8.0.1 (build 27435) is available

The first bugfix update for version 8.0 is already available! It has a fix for regression in the Powershell runner (TW-29803), a few performance improvements in the Git agent side checkout when SSH is used (TW-14598), fixes in custom charts … Continue reading

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Improve Build Times with Compressed Artifacts

This guest blog post is from Philipp Dolder, Software Architect and Continuous Integration Expert at bbv Software Services AG, a new JetBrains Training and Consulting Partner. Philipp is an enthusiastic software architect, agile coach, continuous integration expert and joint-owner of open … Continue reading

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Explaining the Shared Resources plugin

This post describes one of the new features in the upcoming TeamCity 8.0 Using TeamCity, we can easily set up a build farm using a central TeamCity server and several connected build agents. By having multiple build agents, we can … Continue reading

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Typed Parameters and Continuous Deployment

As I hope you’ve had a chance to see for yourself, TeamCity is an excellent tool for continuous integration used as a core ingredient in the continuous deployment process by many teams and greatly loved for its cool features, flexibility … Continue reading

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