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

Git Experience Futures (April 2016)

Some exciting new features are coming to the Git experience over the next few months. In January, I wrote about upcoming features and many of them are available now, but a few have taken longer than we anticipated. This post isn’t a comprehensive list of the Git enhancements we’re making, but it outlines the direction we’re headed. ...

Release Management planning update – 2016 H2

Now that we are done with a majority of items listed in our 2016 H1 plan, it is time to talk about our plans for 2016 H2. Most of the features listed below will first be available in VS Team Services, and they will be available on-premises in TFS vNext. We are quite early in these plans, and some of the screenshots shown below are just ...

Test execution improvements – Apr 2016

About a month ago, I published a blog detailing Testing tools roadmap and the value we have delivered over the last six months. If you have not seen it yet, I will encourage you to read and provide feedback. We continue to focus on efficient test execution across automated, manual and exploratory testing scenarios. Here are some enhancements ...

Merging the concepts of Account and Collection

We’re getting ready to roll out the first change outlined in Mario’s blog post on multiple collections per account to Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). This change will merge the Account and Collection concepts. In early April this change will roll out for newly created accounts; in late April it will be applied to all existing accounts...

Team Foundation Server Update 2 “Trial”

NOTE: This post has been updated since it was initially published. The earlier version mistakenly stated that TFS server licenses were free in TFS 2015 Update 2 and beyond. This is not the case. TFS Express can still be used free of charge for up to five users. You need a server license to use the full version of TFS in a compliant manner. ...

New and updated DevLabs extensions in the Visual Studio Team Services Marketplace

Microsoft DevLabs is an outlet for experiments from Microsoft, experiments that represent some of the latest ideas around developer tools. Solutions in this category are designed for broad usage, and you are encouraged to use and provide feedback on them; however, these extensions are not supported nor are any commitments made as to their ...

Deploy artifacts from OnPrem TFS server with Release Management Service

[Update on 5 Apr 2016: This feature is now available again. You'll need to install the External TFS Tools extension for it to work now. It is recommended to update any Release definitions that have been created using artifacts from an on-premises TFS server.] [Update on 12 Feb 2016: This feature has been temporarily disabled in VSTS as ...

Azure Active Directory (AAD) Authentication Plug-in for SonarQube

< p>The AAD OAuth2 provider for SonarQube enables AAD users to automatically be sign up and authenticated on a SonarQube server. Depending on the OAuth 2.0 providers you have enabled on the SonarQube server, you may see several login buttons. In the image below, only the AAD provider has been enabled. < p> < p> Get the v1 bits...