Even though the Team Foundation Service can be updated more frequently than a typical boxed product (current updates are scheduled approximately every 3 weeks), there were some gaps between this service and Team Foundation Server. One of which was building solutions and projects in the cloud. Prior to today this was only possible by procuring a VM or a physical machine, turning it into a build server/controller and configuring it to “talk to” the service. All of that has now changed with the introduction of a Hosted Build Controller (HBC). ...read more