Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 4

Ok so we have seen in parts 1, 2, and 3 how to go about adding your database to source control, as well as comparing the schema and the data held within our SQL Server databases. Its time to go about releasing changes made from one database to another (again think of you deploying changes … Continue reading Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 4

Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 3

In part 2, I covered how to compare the schemas of two databases, in part 3 I'll to cover how to compare the data held within these two databases, for that I am going to use SQL Data Compare. Again we will use the same two databases, imagine your comparing UAT to Production and wish … Continue reading Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 3

Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 2

If you're using SQL server at work and manually deploying changes to your database using manually crafted scripts then its time to stop, there is a better way to do this by automating it, remove the chance of human error, this will also ensure that before you deploy to production that your changes will work, … Continue reading Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 2

Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 1

Okay so your using a SQL Server database at work but you haven't yet put the database into Source Control, here are some reasons as to why you want to do this:- Source control your database Trust me your going to want to do this if you haven't already, it's a good practice, it may … Continue reading Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 1

Squirrel – replace ClickOnce the easy way

Last week I was taking a look at Squirrel which states Squirrel: It's like ClickOnce but Works™ The goal of me looking at Squirrel was to find a decent replacement to ClickOnce, I read a tweet from @paulcbetts mentioning his work and how he had created Squirrel as a replacement to using ClickOnce. Having spent … Continue reading Squirrel – replace ClickOnce the easy way

Code coverage results for your JavaScript

I wanted to find out if there were any tools that can display code coverage results for JavaScript code (without the need for Java on the server or having to use Node), I experimented with a few different frameworks, test runners and what not and have spent a couple of hours looking in to this, … Continue reading Code coverage results for your JavaScript