Slim GitVersion Docker image

In a previous post, I wrote about GitVersion. GitVersion is a tool which solves semantic versioning of a git repository in its own way. With GitVersion, the version of any git repository is a pure function of its state, derived by tags, branches and commit messages.

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Playing with TeamCity on Azure

I spent the past two days playing with setting up TeamCity on Azure. This is just a poc more than anything else, but it’s always fun to do something new. I had to fiddle about with some things that didn’t work as expected, so here are some notes to remember what I did.

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Host DNS in Docker Toolbox

When playing locally on a developer’s laptop, it’s handy or needed to modify your laptop’s hosts file to fake some DNS entries. That’s C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts on Windows and /etc/hosts on Mac/Linux. By default, Docker Toolbox won’t see these custom DNS entries. Here’s how to change that.

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