Category Archives: Tips&Tricks

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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Mercurial bookmarks

First TeamCity 8.0 EAP brought a Mercurial bookmarks support. Let’s see how you can use them with TeamCity. Mercurial bookmarks are lightweight branches like those you have in Git. While a regular Mercurial branch is a property of a commit … Continue reading

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