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Visual Studio Marketplace is moving to a new markdown parser

Visual Studio Marketplace is moving its markdown parser to markdown-it which is based on the CommonMark specification. If you are a Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) extension publisher, this would impact formatting of your extension markdown content and thus its presentation to marketplace users. Impacted extension content is...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.09.08

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

Visual Studio Team Services Encryption at Rest

Customers interested in ensuring the highest level of protection for their data stored in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) often ask about our ability to encrypt their data at rest. To meet these organizational security and compliance requirements, our goal is to fully encrypt all customer data in VSTS. Toward that end, over the past several...

Managing Release Notifications

When you are configuring continuous deployment pipelines for your team, it becomes essential to keep the team members informed about the progress of releases and the related action items. We had started preview of the release notifications feature that integrates the configuration of release related notifications with the default notification...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.09.01

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

Upgrade to MSTest V2!

MSTest V2 has crossed 1 Million downloads. Congratulations! Hats off to the community! MSTest V2 is seeing robust usage. We ourselves use it heavily. If you are still using an earlier version of the MSTest framework, we encourage you to upgrade. (image) We have looked at the uptake of MSTest V2 from the perspective of two constituencies, ...

Git forks now in public preview

Forks - the ability to create a server-side copy of a Git repository - is rolling out across Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and available in TFS 2018 RC1 as a public preview. In VSTS, you won't have to do anything to turn it on, it'll be available by default. If it's not on for you yet, it will be after the current deployment finishes. [...