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

Upgrade of .NET agent for Azure Pipelines

We are upgrading the .NET used by Azure Pipelines agent from current .NET Core 3.1 to .NET 6. This is to support new Apple silicon hardware as well as newer operating systems such as Ubuntu 22.04, or Windows on ARM64. Another reason for the .NET upgrade is the fact the .NET Core 3.1 version is already in maintenance phase and the support ends ...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 213 Update

Nothing exciting to report for sprint 213. We spent most of our time fixing issues and continue to make good progress. You will also see the new usability feature added below. Notable bugs fixed Note: Although these items are fixed, they may not be released to all organizations yet. Rollout can take a few days to a couple weeks. Copy link...

Azure DevOps client libraries migrated to MSAL

The Microsoft.VisualStudio.Services.InteractiveClient library is a public NuGet package that takes care of authenticating to Azure DevOps Services. It abstracts away the acquisition, management and refreshing of authentication tokens, so developers can focus on their goals and stay productive. Historically, the interactive client library has ...

All Azure DevOps REST APIs now support PAT scopes

Recently, the Azure DevOps team completed an initiative to associate all Azure DevOps REST APIs with a granular personal access token (PAT) scope. As part of our ongoing investments in security, we undertook this effort to reduce the risks associated with a leaked PAT credential. Previously, a number of Azure DevOps REST APIs were not ...

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