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Disable creation of classic pipelines

YAML pipelines offer the best security for your Azure Pipelines. In contrast to classic build and release pipelines, YAML pipelines: This is why many of you who are security-conscious choose to only use YAML pipelines. Alas, as long as your engineers can choose to use classic pipelines, you will have to continue worrying about their ...


Windows Terminal Preview 1.17 Release

The Windows Terminal team is back with our first release of the year! 🎉 This release introduces version 1.17 to Windows Terminal Preview and updates Windows Terminal to version 1.16 with these new features. As always, you can install Windows Terminal and Windows Terminal Preview from the Microsoft Store, from the GitHub releases page, or by...


Performance Improvements in Azure Cosmos DB Kafka Connector

The content was created by: Sergiy Smyrnov and Marcelo Fonseca The content was edited by: Theo van Kraay, Kushagra Thapar, Annie Liang   Overview Azure Cosmos DB Kafka connector had been updated recently and several new features were delivered as part of the v1.6.0 release based on the feedback and requirements of several customers ...


Documents and tool windows unleashed

We’re continuing our video series with tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Visual Studio. This week is all about managing tool windows and documents. There are lots of options to customize how we layout the various windows, documents, and tabs that you use every day. Knowing about these features will help you optimize your usage ...