About Me

About Me

My name is Gareth Emslie I`m a passionate developer architect & problem solver, with over 12 years’ experience architecting and building software & services. I am currently working at Microsoft, where I support our financial services customers on their journey to the cloud. My specialties are build and release automation, Microsoft developer tools & building solutions targeting the Azure platform.

Opensource Projects

GitHub Enterprise Release Artifact - A free extension which provides a native integration experience for GitHub Enterprise Server when leveraging Azure DevOps Release Pipelines.

Sonatype Nexus Repository Release Artifact - A free extension which provides support for Nexus Maven Repositories when leveraging Azure DevOps Release Pipelines.

Import CSV file to work item discussions Extension - A free extension which provides the ability to import a CSV files contents as discussion comments to selected Azure Boards Work Items.

Block Duplicate Work Item Extension - A free extension which provides the ability to block duplicate work item creation, similarity between work items is currently determined based on Dice's Coefficient.

Certifications

Education

Baccalaureus Technologiae: Information Technology (2009)
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University | Port Elizabeth, South Africa

National Diploma: Information Technology (2003)
Port Elizabeth Technikon | Port Elizabeth, South Africa