Azure DevOps Blog

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

Choose an image for your organization

We’re pleased to announce that you can now choose an image for your Azure DevOps organization and replace the automatically generated image. Learn how to change your organization's image The ability to change an organization’s image has been a long standing feature request in the Developer Community with over 150 votes. Please share ...

New Boards Hub Update, Sprint 223

With the risk of sounding repetitive, sprint 223 was dedicated to resolving bugs. Looks like sprint 224 will be much of the same. We continue to make great progress, but we have a little way to go before the New Boards Hub is ready for general availability. Notable bugs fixed We appreciate and need your feedback to ensure the New Boards ...

June patches for Azure DevOps Server

This month, we are releasing fixes that impact our self-hosted product, Azure DevOps Server. The following versions of the products have been patched. Check out the links for each version for more details. Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1 Patch 1 If you have Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1, you should install Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1 ...

Updates to Approvals and Checks

Approvals and Checks provide increased security to your YAML pipelines. They allow you to control if a pipeline run is allowed to access a resource. Let's look at an example. Say you develop the FabrikamFiber web app. To deploy a new version of your app, you use a YAML pipeline that uses an Azure Resource Manager (ARM) service connection. ...

The evolution of quality assurance and how Azure Test Plans is driving the future of manual testing

The Deming Prize from Japan is the highest honour in Total Quality Management in the world. Japanese products are known for their superior quality, but it wasn’t always the case. In the 1950s fresh out of defeat in the World War 2, Japan was desperately trying to shift manufacturing from military to civilian products for trade. However the ...