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DevOps, Git, and Agile updates from the team building Azure DevOps

Debug UWP Prelaunch with VS2015

On Windows 10, the startup performance of Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps is improved by proactively launching and then suspending apps in a technique called Prelaunch. Many applications will not need to do anything special to work in this mode, but some applications may need to adjust their behavior, for example an application that ...

Testing Java Applications with Visual Studio Team Services

If you watched the Connect() event I am sure you noticed that we are focusing on enabling cross platform development with Visual Studio Team Services. This definitely includes testing those applications.   The new Visual Studio Team Services includes build tasks to make it easy to integrate your build and testing efforts into your release ...

Scheduling Load Test Execution

After publishing  **Load Testing from different geographies with Cloud-based load testing **I have have had a couple of people ask how do you schedule Load Tests.  Depending on what type of load testing you are doing there are two ways to do this.  While you could use the command line for both on-premises and Cloud-based Load Test (...

User Voice site for Team Services has moved to its own area

The Visual Studio brand represents a suite of tools for every developer and every app, and includes three components We want to hear from you how we can improve our products, and many of you have already added your great suggestions at our User Voice site. Not too long ago I explained how we use User Voice. Today is a small change in how ...

Breakpoint Generator Extension

Posting on behalf of Jakob Ehn and Utkarsh Shigihalli, Visual Studio ALM Rangers and MVPs As developers, we are often confronted with existing, potentially large codebases that we have never seen before but are asked to make changes in. It can be a class library received from a colleague or a complete application downloaded from GitHub to ...

Private Preview: Running Apache JMeter load tests in the cloud

There's been a tremendous amount of excitement for the tools in Visual Studio Team Services and TFS for Java developers! Of course, we also wanted to ensure that the load testing needs of our customers are also met easily. Several of you may already be using Apache JMeter to run load tests for your applications. If so, you already know that ...

Moving from the server-client versions of Release management to the web-based one in VS Team Services and TFS

[Updated 5 Apr 2016] Like what you see in the new Release Management service in VS Team Services and in TFS server? Are you currently using the rich client to connect to the previous version of Release Management service in VS Team Services or to an on-premises Release Management 2013 or 2015 server? Would you like to move to the new web-...

Git Credential Manager for Mac and Linux

Are you tired of typing in a user name and password every time you fetch from or push to remote Git repositories? Me too! We have good news! Today we are announcing the open-source release of the Git Credential Manager (GCM) for Mac and Linux.  This follows the release of the GCM for Windows.  We ported this tool to Mac and Linux to simplify...

Announcing Public Preview of Visual Studio Marketplace

We’re excited to announce the Public Preview of the new Visual Studio Marketplace – the one place to discover and acquire extensions, integrations and subscriptions for the Visual Studio family of products. Now publishers can directly host their extensions on the Visual Studio Marketplace and engineering teams can use these extensions to ...

Subversion integration with Visual Studio Team Services

While all of the recent talk in the Java world about version control systems centers on Git, Subversion is still very much in use across the industry.  Today we are announcing that Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team Services provides Team Build support for Subversion.  With the release of Team Foundation Server 2015 Update...

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