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

One Week Left to Take State of DevOps Survey

Folks, the State of DevOps Survey closed June 8th. If you haven't yet, please click this link: https://bit.ly/2FCG8Me  I just reread the results from prior years in Accelerate and I was struck by the findings in Chapter 5. The differences in velocity among high, medium- and low-performers are well known and I commented on these before. I ...

Remediating the May 2018 Git Security Vulnerability

The Git community has disclosed an industry-wide security vulnerability in Git that can lead to arbitrary code execution when a user operates in a malicious repository. This vulnerability has been assigned CVE 2018-11235 by Mitre, the organization that assigns unique numbers to track security vulnerabilities in software. Git 2.17.1 was ...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2018.05.25

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics, listed in no specific order: TOP STORIES PODCASTS VIDEOS TIP: If you want to get your VSTS news in audio form then be sure to subscribe to RadioTFS . Here are some ways to connect with us...

What’s new in VSTS Sprint 134 Update

The Sprint 134 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all accounts. In this Update we continue to increase the breadth of services offered in Azure DevOps Projects to enable you to get started quickly. The (newly renamed) Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), a fully managed Kubernetes container orchestration service, Azure ...

Use packages reliably with upstreams for VSTS feeds

Software packages are a crucial part of development in languages ranging from C# to JavaScript to Python to Go. They help you iterate faster, avoid solving a problem that’s been solved many times before, and allow you to focus on your unique value. But, they can also add uncertainty and risk to your development process. Packages are ...

Announcing the deprecation of the WIT and Test Client OM

Updated contents on April 2, 2019 Since the first version of Team Foundation Server (TFS) in 2005, we have provided a set of SOAP APIs for programmatic interaction with Work Items and Tests. In recent years, REST has replaced SOAP as the preferred method for building integrations offering a simpler and more flexible programming model, support...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2018.05.11

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics, listed in no specific order: TOP STORIES ARTICLES VIDEOS TIP: If you want to get your VSTS news in audio form then be sure to subscribe to RadioTFS . Here are some ways to connect with us...

DevOps with VSTS: Build 2018 Recap

The Visual Studio Team Services team just wrapped up the Build conference here in Seattle. If you weren’t able to make it, be sure to watch the recordings of our sessions online. Azure DevOps with VSTS by Damian Brady, Abel Wang DevOps is about people, process and products. Getting it all right requires effort but the benefits to your...

Please Help Make the Science of DevOps Even Better!

DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) is now calling for participation in the 2018 Accelerate State of DevOps Survey. Please click the link to join. We all benefit from having scientifically reviewed data to substantiate the impact of  DevOps practices. The results are summarized in the last four years of the State of DevOps Reports and the ...

Shift Left with SonarCloud Pull Request Integration

One of our DevOps "habits" is to Shift Left and move quality upstream.  Including additional validations earlier in the DevOps pipeline means identifying potential issues before they become a problem.  For teams using pull requests, catching issues while the PR is active is ideal - the code hasn't been merged yet, so it's easy to respond to ...

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