A tip for debugging Octopus Deploy variables

A tip for easily debugging Octopus Deploy variable values during deployments.

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2022

I sometimes need to debug issues related to incorrect variable substitutions or filters in my deployments.

Easy SSH sessions with Windows Terminal

A guide for setting up easy SSH connections with OpenSSH and Windows Terminal.

Posted on Monday, September 21, 2020

I have not used Linux very much since running Ubuntu almost 15 years ago. Now I have some Raspberry Pi and recently converted my virtual machine host to Ubuntu. So I have been using SSH a lot more, and I want to make it easier to SSH into my growing litter of Linux boxes.

TIL about shell parameter expansion in Bash

There is an easy way to optionally pass parameters to Bash commands.

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020

I am working on a new Octopus step template for Firebase deployments. I want to make the template shareable, so it should support all of the deploy command parameters.