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Matt Corr

Matt Corr
Senior Consultant for Deloitte Consulting in Brisbane Automation is my passion
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Lessons learnt from deploying Azure Search via CI-CD

Posted by Matt Corr on 14 October 2019

PowerShell, Azure Search

As we move more towards the cloud for our solutions these days, there are a growing number of PAAS options appearing that can help us to solve our problems without needing to reinvent the wheel.

If your application requires a search service to be able to quickly query over a proprietary or legacy data source, I can...

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How to automate Project Build numbers in VSTS

Posted by Matt Corr on 30 November 2017

CICD, Team City, VSTS, Blog, Technology

If you have migrated over to VSTS (or TFS 2017) from TeamCity, you may have a noticed a useful feature missing.

Now VSTS defaults the build number format to a revision number in the format similar to as shown below.

So whats the problem?

This is fine if you are happy with an incrementing number across all projects....

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Displaying Team City build status in Octopus Deploy

Posted by Matt Corr on 18 February 2017

Octopus, Team City, Blog, Technology


For our on-premises deployment of our integration applications, Mexia often look for the ideal tools to utilise to deliver the best value for our clients and to minimise time/effort wastage and provide developers a pleasant experience.

A combination we find that works well for Integration projects is ...

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Issue with BTDF not deploying to GAC in multi server installs

Posted by Matt Corr on 12 October 2015

Blog, Technology

Details a workaround for a small issues with BTDF v5.5 when deploying to multi server environments

We utilise the BizTalk Deployment Framework (BTDF) for deploying our Biztalk applications. It is a very useful utility and would strongly recommend checking it out if you are not currently utilising it for your Biztalk...

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