Handling settings and Environment Variables of your .NET Core 2 application hosted in a Docker container during development and on Kubernetes (Helm to the resque)

You have developed a microservice in .NET Core 2 and want to host it as a Docker Container in Kubernetes. Your Microservice contains settings, some appsettings or connectionstrings for example. These settings differ over environments. You can treat this configuration for Kubernetes on different ways. This blogposts shows you how to handle settings over environments prepared for Continuous Delivery.

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Create an Azure Service Principal and a VSTS ARM Endpoint

25-8-2016: Update because the UI to create a Service in VSTS changed

When you want to access Azure from VSTS there are multiple possibilities. It’s for example possible in VSTS to configure an Azure Classic Endpoint and after that configure the endpoint with credentials or with a certificate. The ARM way is to add an Azure Resource Manager Endpoint. To configure this you will need the settings of an Azure Service Principal. This blogpost tells you how to create both the Service Principal in Azure and the ARM Endpoint in VSTS.
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Migrate TFS to Git

Maybe you’ve read about Git for a long time and use it for your private projects. Maybe you want to migrate your project’s TFS Version Control to Git, either with TFS Git or elsewhere, but don’t know how. Or maybe you’ve read Dennis Doomen’s post about ‘Why you should abandon TFS and adopt Git’ and though: ‘I really need to move over right now, but how?’ If you are using TFS you will probably have a history that you want to have in Git also.
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