Robb Schiefer has a great post on using PowerShell to preview your MSDeploy parameterization for older projects. If you’re using Visual Studio 2013 or 2015 there’s a plugin! If you’re not using¬†parameterization as part of you’re deployment process you’re really missing out.

Blake Helms

Blake Helms is a .NET Software Development Manager for EBSCO Industries, a global company with businesses in a range of industries including Information Services, Publishing and Digital Media, Outdoor Products, Real Estate, Manufacturing and Distribution, and Business Services, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

There he is responsible for several core business applications and has been a driver for software craftsmanship and creating a culture that promotes mentorship and continuous improvement.

He is also the cofounder of the Birmingham .NET Meetup with a mission to promote good development practices and .NET technologies in the Birmingham, Alabama area.

Blake is incredibly passionate about technology in all areas from writing code for work, to audio/video production for his church to automating his home.