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

Live Dependency Validation in Visual Studio 2017

Last month we announced that Visual Studio “Dev15” Preview 5 now supported Live Dependency Validation. In this blog post,   On demand video about dependency validation During the connect 2016 event, we’ve proposed an on-demand video which explains in detail why you’d want to use Dependency ...

Evolving the Visual Studio Test Platform – Part 3: .NET Core, convergence, and cross-plat

[This is the 3rd post in the series on evolving the Visual Studio Test Platform. You can read the earlier posts here: Evolving the Visual Studio Test Platform – Part 2, Evolving the Visual Studio Test Platform – Part 1] As .NET Core draws an ever-growing community of developers with existing assets and experiences, it is essential to ...

Getting the most out of Git

Posted on behalf of guest blogger: Tobias Günther, CEO Fournova . Git Tower and Team Services together provide an awesome Git solution for your team, on Mac and (now!) Windows.  — In the last few years, millions of developers have started to use Git. But just a fraction of them are using it confidently and productively: Git's large ...

Team Services November Extensions Roundup

This month, I’ve got two fun new extensions that have lots of potential; both of them are highly trending - taking some of the top spots for our most downloaded extensions over the last 30 days. I hope you enjoy these and have a Happy Thanksgiving! Activity Feed See it in the Marketplace: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName...

Azure App Services Continuous Delivery

We are continuously working on improving and simplifying the deployment experience to Azure from Visual Studio Team Services. As a part of that effort, we are excited to announce preview of the Continuous Delivery feature we have added for App Services in the Azure portal. Continuous Delivery simplifies setting up a robust deployment pipeline...

Storyboard shapes extensions being deprecated from Visual Studio Marketplace

PowerPoint integration has been deprecated in Visual Studio 2019 Starting today Visual Studio extensions are now being served from the Visual Studio Marketplace. Nearly all 10,000 + private and public Visual Studio extensions have been migrated to the Visual Studio Marketplace. As part of this change we are deprecating the Storyboard Shapes ...

Visual Studio extensions now on the Marketplace!

We launched the public preview of the Visual Studio Marketplace at Connect() last year. Since then we’ve added a lot of features and have seen great engagement from developers both building and consuming extensions. But there was always one major missing element in our catalog, and that was Visual Studio extensions. Today we are proud to ...

Announcing general availability of Release Management

Today we are excited to announce the general availability of Release Management in Visual Studio Team Services. Release Management is available for Team Foundation Server 2017 as well. Since we announced the Public Preview of Release Management, we have been adding new features continuously and the service has been used by thousands of ...

Announcing Public Preview for Work Item Search

Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of Work Item Search in Visual Studio Team Services. Work Item Search provides fast and flexible search across all your work items. With Work Item Search you can quickly and easily find relevant work items by searching across all work item fields over all projects in an account. You can ...

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