Build your app

Define the build process

Build your code automatically every time you check it in to catch problems early.

  1. If you haven't already, upload your code to TFVC or GIT.

  2. Create the build definition.

    Build tab

    New Visual Studio build

  3. Select the continuous integration (CI) trigger and specify the code you want to build

    CI trigger

  4. Save the definition.

    Save button

    Save the build

  5. Queue your new definition to make sure it works.

    Queue the build

    Completed build

Q & A

Q: Do I have to deploy my own build agent?

A: You might be able to use the hosted pool instead. Learn more here.

Q: Where can I learn about more options to define my builds?

Build your Visual Studio solution