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Cake for Visual Studio Team Services v0.3.0 released

Published
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Category
Release Notes
Author
agc93

Version 0.3.0 of Cake for Visual Studio Team Services and Team Foundation Server has been released.

This release includes support for customising the location where NuGet.exe, as well as Cake and other tools, is retrieved from.

The updated extension will now be live for VSTS users while TFS users may need to update the extension using the Manage Extensions page on your TFS server.

Contributions were included from:

Full details of everything that was included in this release can be seen below.

As part of this release we had 2 issues closed.

Feature

  • #4 Add option to specify Cake nuget source

Improvement

  • #31 Add support to override build agent NuGet version
new advanced options available for the Cake task

Cake v0.19.4 released

Published
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Category
Release Notes
Author
devlead

Version 0.19.4 of Cake has been released.

This is a minor hotfix release for 0.19.3, which fixes code generation of aliases with generic constraints and has one breaking change to correct the type used for TeamCity build numbers.

Contributions were included from:

Full details of everything that was included in this release can be seen below.

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Cake v0.19.3 released

Published
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Category
Release Notes
Author
devlead

Version 0.19.3 of Cake has been released.

This is a minor hotfix release for 0.19.2, which fixes so SignTool path is resolved by default also with the Windows 10 SDK.

Contributions were included from:

Full details of everything that was included in this release can be seen below.

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Cake v0.19.2 released

Published
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Category
Release Notes
Author
devlead

Version 0.19.2 of Cake has been released.

This is a minor hotfix release for 0.19.1, which fixes an issue discovered with MSBuild logger paths not being correctly quoted, causing issues logging to paths containing spaces.

Contributions were included from:

Full details of everything that was included in this release can be seen below.

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VSWhere and Visual Studio 2017 Support

Published
Monday, March 27, 2017
Category
How To's
Author
phillipsj

Since version 0.18.0 of Cake, there has been support created for Visual Studio 2017. The support was added to the MSBuild tool to search for the default installation locations of the various flavors of MSBuild. The default locations did not require an external dependency on the Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Configuration.Interop package that was created by Microsoft to help locate Visual Studio 2017 installations.

Shortly after the release of version 0.18.0, Microsoft released a tool called vswhere to help locate Visual Studio and other products in the family. This tool was released with Cake version 0.19.1 to allow everyone that moved to Visual Studio 2017 to get their builds up and running.

This post is going to walk through the different pieces of functionality supported by the VSWhere tool.

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