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Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.11.24

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  TOP STORIES RADIOTFS VIDEOS  EXTENSIONS TIP: If you want to get your VSTS news in audio form then be sure to subscribe to RadioTFS. Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re wondering why there are two ...

DevOps and VSTS Videos from Connect(); 2017

We've just wrapped up the Microsoft Connect(); conference that took place last week in New York and online, with sessions streamed live from New York and Seattle. The Connect(); conference highlights developer tools like Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and the rest of the Visual Studio family of products. It's an event full of news and ...

VSTS Analytics OData now publicly available

The Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Analytics OData feed has been promoted to full public preview, available to everyone. Developers can use OData to access VSTS Analytics to write 3rd party or custom widgets. Or, write any tool or extension that takes advantage of the VSTS Analytics data model. This OData feed is built on VSTS Analytics, ...

Supporting Inner Source with Forks

We're very excited to announce that we've added the ability to fork Git repositories hosted in Visual Studio Team Services. If you work on open source projects, then you're probably already familiar with repository forks. A fork takes a Git repository and creates a duplicate copy of it - on Visual Studio Team Services - and lets you work in ...

It has never been a better time to migrate from TFS to VSTS!

From the day Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) first went live, customers wanted a path to migrate their existing on-premises Team Foundation Server (TFS) data. For a long time, only low-fidelity paths existed – migrating a subset of resources at their “tip” values, using tools to preserve a bit more history, and so forth. Just over a ...

Package Management adds nuget.org upstream source

Until now, we've focused on making Package Management in Visual Studio Team Services and Team Foundation Server the best place to store your private NuGet and npm packages, but we haven't focused as much on the packages you use from public sources like NuGet.org. We've had basic support for npmjs.com as an "upstream source", but that's about ...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.11.17

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  TOP STORIES MICROSOFT CONNECT 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 ...

Cloud-hosted Mac agents for CI/CD pipelines

Removing barriers to DevOps in the cloud Teams developing software for Apple devices have limited options when migrating to the cloud. Because such apps must be built on Macs, and because there are few cloud-hosted Mac offerings, many teams are forced to provide their own Mac hardware for CI/CD while the rest of their DevOps are hosted in the...

Release Gates: Releases with continuous monitoring built in

Continuous monitoring is an integral part of safe deployments and DevOps pipelines. Ensuring the application in a release is healthy after deployment is as critical as the success of the deployment process. Enterprises adopt various tools for automatic detection of application health in production and for keeping track of customer reported ...

Introducing Azure DevOps Project

In today’s world, organizations need to innovate and get to market faster. This requires learning latest technologies, using them in your product and deploying at a faster pace. Adopting Azure is one such scenario. Existing on-premise apps are getting migrated to Azure and new applications are getting developed to take advantage of Azure ...

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