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

Supercharging the Git Commit Graph

Have you ever run gitk and waited a few seconds before the window appears? Have you struggled to visualize your commit history into a sane order of contributions instead of a stream of parallel work? Have you ever run a force-push and waited seconds for Git to give any output? You may be having performance issues due to the number of commits ...

New Work Hubs

In our recent post “New navigation for Visual Studio Team Services” we shared an early look at our plans for the upcoming year. For the Work hubs in VSTS, we’re investing in ways that address usability issues many of you have shared with us. In this post, we’ll describe a few of the first steps in that journey. From one hub to three ...

What’s new in VSTS Sprint 135 Update

The Sprint 135 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all accounts. In this Update release progress gets a lot more visual. With the new release progress views, artifacts, environments, and deployment progress are now presented in a much more rich and graphical way so that you can spot problems or take action to keep ...

New Navigation for Visual Studio Team Services

I’m excited to share the new navigation we’re working on for Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) to modernize the user experience and give you more flexibility. As Lori mentioned in her blog post, our goal to create an integrated suite that also gives the flexibly to pick and choose the services that work best for you. That goal is...

Queries Hub Updates Generally Available

The New Queries Hub streamlines many of the existing features from the old hub and provides new capabilities to make it easier to get to the queries that are important to you. It is now generally available for VSTS customers and coming to TFS in the next major version. Expanded Directory pages The left panel for query navigation has been ...

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2018.06.15

DevOps 100 TechBeacon creates the DevOps 100 list - the top 100 leaders, practitioners and experts in DevOps that you should be following. It's no surprise that Microsoft employees made an impressive showing on this list: from the VSTS team, Sam Guckenheimer is the man to follow. For the DevOps Cloud Developer Advocates, Donovan Brown and ...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2018.06.08

In case you've just gotten back from a backpacking adventure where you had no internet, no telephones and no homing pigeons, then you may have missed out on the big news this week. Microsoft has agreed to acquire GitHub! It's hard to imagine anything bigger, so this week we have a roundup of the top stories around this agreement. ...

VSTS and GitHub

Today, Satya announced the exciting news - our intent to acquire GitHub! GitHub and Microsoft have been partnering on several levels for years. Specifically, the VSTS team has worked closely with GitHub on Git at a technical level and on other open source projects such as libgit2, GVFS, and Git LFS. It's been a great partnership, one where we...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2018.06.01

The big news that landed this week is that there's a security vulnerability in Git that can be hidden inside a repository. Please update your Git clients — but in the meantime, hosting providers like GitHub and VSTS are actively blocking these malicious repositories for your protection. Top Stories Data Governance, DevOps, and ...

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