Octopus Deploy PowerShell

Export an Octopus Deploy Variable Set with PowerShell

2 min read

Update 02-13-2020: I created a PowerShell script that exports variable sets to an Excel file. It will create a tab for each set. The script can be found on GitHub –

I received a request last week from a colleague wanting me to export a Variable Set from Octopus Deploy. The web interface does not offer this functionality and if you attempt to copy & paste from the UI, you get something very ugly. Below is what our Test variable set looks like:

DigitalOcean WordPress

Hosting WordPress on a DigitalOcean Droplet

4 min read

WordPress is “open source software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app.” I have created a few websites with it throughout the past 10 years as it is easy to customize and has excellent support from the community.

When it comes to hosting WordPress, there are a lot of options available.

  • WordPress
  • GoDaddy, HostGator, etc.
  • AWS, Azure, DO (DigitalOcean), etc.
Azure DevOps

Create a NuGet Package using Pipelines in Azure DevOps

4 min read

This demo will step through importing a repository from GitHub and creating a pipeline in Azure DevOps for the project. The pipeline will build, test & publish a NuGet package for usage by other projects.

  • Repos will be the source control for our code.
  • Pipelines will build and release our code.
  • Artifacts will enable us to share our package.