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Human readable tests and build chaining in July’s VSTS extension round-up

Our community of publishers continues to grow and the contributions they're making are great. This month I've got an extension for chaining build definitions together, and another that was written because people were searching for it in the Marketplace. SpecFlow+LivingDoc See it in the Marketplace here: https://marketplace.visualstudio....

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.07.28

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  TOP STORIES VIDEOS TIP: If you want to get your VSTS news in audio form then be sure to subscribe to RadioTFS .  FEEDBACK What do you think? How could we do this ...

Velocity Widget available for the VSTS Analytics Extension

The Velocity Widget is now available for those who've installed the Analytics Extension on their Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) accounts. The Velocity Widget provides functionality not available in the Velocity Chart displayed on the Backlog view, such as: If you haven't already, install the Analytics ...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.07.21

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  TOP STORIES **** **** VIDEOS TIP: If you want to get your VSTS news in audio form then be sure to subscribe to RadioTFS .  FEEDBACK What do you think? How could we do this series better? Here are some ...

Extending MSTest V2

APIs are assets. As developers we learn them, write to them, and – if the API are extensible – we grow them. An extensible API removes barriers to introducing new abstractions closer to our own domains. Once such abstractions are in place, they in turn allow us to work with the underlying framework in a more fluent manner. Extensibility ...

Improved package support in Team Build

We know that packages are a key way to bring in dependencies and to share your work with your users, and we know many of you are using private package sources (like Package Management, Artifactory, MyGet, and others) to develop packages inside your organization. To improve those workflows, over the past two sprints, we've released major ...

The fastest path to a new VSTS extension

Over the last few years we have introduced a number of ways to extend and integrate with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS). For example, client libraries for .NET (which work with both .NET Framework and .NET Core apps) and for Node.js and an extensibility model that allows extension of our web experience...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.07.14

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  TOP STORIES **** **** VIDEOS TIP: If you want to get your VSTS news in audio form then be sure to subscribe to RadioTFS .  FEEDBACK What do you think? How could we do this series better? Here are some ways ...

Improved alternate authentication experience for Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

Recently, we've heard feedback from customers that developers have a poor experience creating and managing their alternate authentication credentials and that administrators moving from TFS to the cloud aren't provided the policies they need to enforce how alternate authentication is used by their end users.  This post will describe our plans...

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