Extensions enable publishers (partners, customers, developers) to create first-class, integrated experiences within Visual Studio Team Services. They enable integration at the UI layer – surfacing the relevant information in the right places and streamlining the user experience. An Extension can be a simple context menu,
Dealing with exceptions is a common developer problem no matter your technology or level of expertise. It can be a frustrating experience figuring out why exceptions are causing problems in your code. When you are debugging an exception in Visual Studio,
In Visual Studio 2015 we introduced the new Exception Settings window which provides you a quick way to configure the debugger to break when exceptions are thrown. As part of that window revamp, we heard that simply filtering by exception type is not always good enough,
With the release of Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 2 at //Build 2016, you get all the new Release Management (RM) features integrated right into TFS. The Release hub in the TFS web interface is your entry point to managing and tracking all of your application deployments.
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Authentication is now a breeze
More and more Git hosting sites support multi-factor authentication or security tokens. With the inclusion of the Git Credential Manager, Git for Windows now offers a user-friendly way to support such authentication methods.
With Sprint 97 deployment on VSTS, users who have invested in planned testing using Test Plan, Test Suites can trigger automated runs in Build vNext. This functionality has been added to the Run Functional Tests task (formerly called Run Tests using Test Agent) as shown below.
Today at Build 2016, we featured two new extensions from our Partners that are now live in the Visual Studio Team Services Marketplace. It’s been fantastic to see the growth of the extensions since we introduced the Marketplace at Connect(); // 2015 a few months ago.
In Visual Studio 2015 Update 2, we added support to the Debug Installed App Package dialog for:
Starting an installed application on Xbox, HoloLens, and IoT (Internet of Things) devices
Attaching to processes already running on IoT devices
Sorting the apps based on “Running”
We are pleased to announce the availability of Team Explorer Everywhere 14.0.3, our Visual Studio Team Services and Team Foundation Server plug-in for Eclipse.
The command line client, SDK, and Eclipse plugin are all available for download here.
The Eclipse update site is available here: http://dl.microsoft.com/eclipse
The source code is available for download from GitHub.
When a deployment fails, it is likely to leave an environment in an unhealthy state. A rollback strategy is required to get the environment back to a healthy state.
There are various options that can be considered as a rollback strategy.