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

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2018.07.27

For many of us in the northern hemisphere, things are really heating up — both the temperature and the move into DevOps in the cloud. This week we saw some great posts on DevOps adoption, including cloud migration, moving to VSTS from on-premises TFS, and modernizing workflows with Azure DevOps Projects. Add DevOps To Your Existing ...

What’s new in VSTS Sprint 137 Update

The Sprint 137 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all organizations. In this Update, both Microsoft-hosted Linux and macOS agents, as well as Azure DevOps Projects are now generally available. Watch the following video to learn about a few of the features, which also includes a demonstration of some of the ...

Enabling administrators to revoke VSTS access tokens

As promised in the Protecting our users from the ESLint NPM package breach blog post last week, we have deployed new REST APIs to allow administrators of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) accounts to centrally revoke Personal Access Tokens (PAT) and JSON Web Tokens (JWT) created by users in their accounts. We've reviewed our system ...

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2018.07.20

This week I've been busy talking with Open Source developers and users at OSCON, explaining how VSTS can enable their builds with our hosted (or on-premises!) build agents. Meanwhile, we've seen some incredible podcasts and blog posts about DevOps in Azure. The DevOps Lab: Azure Automation Runbooks with PowerShell Damian Brady sits down with...

Adopting the word “organization”

In our interactions with users, we see a lot of confusion over the word account. Currently we use account to mean things like https://contoso.visualstudio.com and things like admin@contoso.com. To avoid this confusion, and to better align with the terminology of the broader developer and OSS community, we will be adopting the word organization...

Dashboard Updates Generally Available

We’re excited to announce updates to the new dashboard experience. This new experience lets you: It is now generally available for VSTS customers and coming to TFS in the next major version. Get to your dashboards fast We’ve updated the dashboard picker based on customers’ biggest piece of feedback: make it easy to ...

Protecting our users from the ESLint NPM package breach

On the 12th of July 2018, malicious code was detected in two popular open-source NPM packages, eslint-scope (version 3.7.2) and eslint-config-eslint (version 5.0.2). As a result, developers who downloaded and installed these packages may have had credentials stored in their .npmrc file compromised. This may include credentials required to ...

Supercharging the Git Commit Graph IV: Bloom Filters

We've been discussing the commit-graph feature in Git 2.18 and how we can use generation numbers to accelerate commit walks. One area where we can get significant speedup is when presenting output in topological order. This allows us to walk a much smaller list of commits than before. One place where this breaks down is when we apply a filter ...

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2018.07.13

It's been another busy week for VSTS and DevOps, and we're excited to see some interesting articles and podcasts about DevOps on Azure. Moving a Git Repo from Bitbucket to VSTS One of the great things about Git is that it's easy to move your repository from one hosting provider to another - and maintain the full history along the way. Gerald...

Azure DevOps Projects general availability

During our Connect(); 2017 event, we announced the public preview of Azure DevOps Projects to help customers start running applications on any Azure service in just three steps. Today, we're excited to announce that Azure DevOps Projects is now generally available in the Azure Portal, making it easier for developers to deploy to the ...

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