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DevOps @ Connect(); 2017

I am excited…There will be lots of news…at Microsoft Connect(); 2017 happening Wednesday Nov 15th in New York City. Please join the live stream starting at 10:00 AM EST for Scott Guthrie’s keynote, where he will showcase lots of new innovations across Azure, .NET, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services and more.  At 3:00 PM EST...

Open sourcing the MSTest Test Framework

A couple of months ago I blogged about open sourcing the VS Test platform.  In that post, I talked about the numerous test frameworks that it supports, on of the most popular ones being MSTest.  I also foreshadowed our plan to also open source MSTest V2.  Today I'm happy to announce that we have open sourced MSTest V2 under the MIT license...

Open sourcing the VS Test platform

Yesterday we released our unit test execution infrastructure as an open source project.  You'll also find an open source project with the documentation. VSTest is a very extensible unit test execution framework.  The base engine, discovers tests and runs them.  It can parallelize across cores, provides process isolation and can integrate ...

Connect(); event today

Check out the Connect(); event today.  Live stream Scott's keynote and view on demand tons of other content - including my session on DevOps. https://connectevent.microsoft.com/ Brian...

VS2015 Update 2 and TFS 2015 Update 2 have shipped

Yesterday, at the //Build/ conference, we announced the final release of Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 and Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 2.  You can learn more at the following links: We also released an early preview of Visual Studio “15”.  We will not be releasing a preview of TFS “15” at this time.  List with the 2015 ...

Microsoft joins the Eclipse Foundation

This morning at EclipseCon, we announced that we are joining the Eclipse Foundation to further our goals of helping developers build applications regardless of the technology stack choices they make.  At the same time, we announced the new open source project for Team Explorer Everywhere to enable anyone to contribute to creating a great ...

TFS 2015 RC2 and VS 2015 Update 2 RC are available

Today we released release candidate 2 of TFS 2015 Update 2 and the release candidate of Visual Studio 2015 Update 2. As usual I'll mostly comment on TFS and TFS related features and let the VS blog cover broader VS topics. In RC1 of TFS, we already released a ton of new compelling capabilities - like: RC2 brings a ...

VS 2015 Update 1 and TFS 2015 Update 1 are available

Today we shipped the final releases of Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 and Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 1. Here are the release notes: There were very few changes between the last release candidates and this final release – just a hand full of bug fixes.  Check out the release notes for all the new stuff in this update...

VS 2015 Update 1 RC & TFS 2015 Update 1 RC2 Released

We just released our final “pre-release” of Update 1 for Team Foundation Server 2015 and Visual Studio 2015.  Lots of useful links are available here: You’ll find the installation links at the top of the release notes pages.As I was looking over things (and finding a few issues with the release notes page...

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