Learning how to improve our functional testing capabilities one step at a time
I started my journey here at Mercury as an intern, fulfilling a credit requirement towards my computer science degree. The stress and uncertainty associated with an internship is hardly an uncommon sentiment among students and those just starting out in the tech world or any profession for that matter. I would like to offer those that are in the humble beginnings of their computer science careers my positive account of growing from an intern to an application developer. The impact a technologically diverse, tenacious and structured company like Mercury can have on one’s progress is invaluable.
Let's take a look at a simple example of using the Visual Studio Online REST API to retrieve information about a build using PowerShell. Then we'll take a look at how we can use the information we retrieved in a vNext build step.