Articles tagged with:windows

A Plan for Microsoft SQL Server

If you develop or support applications on Windows, chances are that you have crossed paths or even worked deeply with Microsoft's SQL Server database. In the 14 years I spent as a .Net developer, its by far the database I worked with most extensively...

Read more...
  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconJan 3, 2018

Packaging a .Net Windows Service Application

This post will demonstrate how to package a .Net Windows service application using Habitat. A Windows service application provides some interesting challenges to Habitat packaging because the application process is ultimately controlled by the Windows...

Read more...
  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconDec 21, 2017

Exporting Windows Packages to Docker

Yesterday's Habitat 0.50.0 release introduces the ability to export a Windows package to a Docker Windows container. This is great for multiple reasons! For starters:

  • You can easily test multi supervisor configurations without provisioning VMs or...
Read more...
  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconDec 1, 2017

Windows Container Studio

We launched a Windows Studio earlier this year that provides a "kind of" isolated environment for your Windows Habitat builds. It restricts your path to only include the Windows system root and vital Habitat Studio packages. It also creates a Powershell...

Read more...
  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconNov 16, 2017

Running Habitat as a Windows Service

You can now run Habitat on Windows as a Windows Service. This is the recommended way to run a Windows Habitat production environment. All of the Windows service functionality resides in a new package core/windows-service. This includes a small C# program

Read more...
  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconOct 31, 2017

Running a Full Framework ASP.NET IIS application in Habitat

ASP.NET-on-Habitat

For the past several months we have been working hard to provide full feature parity accross all Habitat components on Windows. We often use an ASP.NET Core plan to test Windows functionality because building and running a .NET Core application is...

Read more...
  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconAug 9, 2017

Habitat on Windows!

We are pleased to announce that the latest release of Habitat - v0.25.0 - brings Habitat to Windows! This functionality has been evolving steadily for the last several months and has been available in various pieces along the way. Perhaps you have...

Read more...
  • person iconMatt Wrock
  • calendar iconJul 7, 2017