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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 ...

Book on Continuous Deployment

Another good book recently hit the virtual shelves - this one on Continuous Deployment with TFS and VS Team Services.  The book covers both the principles and practices around continuous delivery, as well as hands on guidance.  Check it out... USA - http://www.amazon.com/Continuous-Delivery-Visual-Studio-2015/dp/1484212738 UK   - http://...

A bit more on the Feb 3 and 4 incidents

Please read my post from yesterday first.  Unfortunately I had a family commitment and had to leave early Friday afternoon before the post was complete.  I asked someone on my team to finish it and he did an excellent job and I'm grateful.  There are a few things I would yet like to add to the discussion. First I want to emphasize point #4...

Package Management now available in Europe and Australia

When we first released the Package Management preview in November, it was only available in the US - If your VS Team Services account was in some region other than the US, installing the Package Management extension would fail.  This week, we deployed Package Management instances in Australia and Europe (which are the only other two regions...

VS Team Services Update – Jan 25th

This week we are deploying the changes from sprints 93 and 94 (they spanned Christmas/New Years so we combined them into a single deployment.  You can read the release notes for all the details.As usual, as I write this, the updates have not yet made it to all tenants but they will over the next day or two.This deployment has an unusually...

Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team Services roadmap update

Today we are making a major update to our “Features Timeline” for TFS and VSTS. To remind you, the Features Timeline provides an indication of some of the bigger, higher demand things we are working on and when we think they will be delivered – both on premises in TFS and in the cloud in VSTS (formerly VS Online). A few caveats… It ...

Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team Services roadmap update

Today we are making a major update to our “Features Timeline” for TFS and VSTS.  To remind you, the Features Timeline provides an indication of some of the bigger, higher demand things we are working on and when we think they will be delivered – both on premises in TFS and in the cloud in VSTS (formerly VS Online).A few ...

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