Markdown editor for comments (preview)

We are delighted to announce the long-awaited private preview of the new Markdown editor for the work item discussion. This exciting feature empowers you to utilize the Markdown syntax and editor for all future comments. The Markdown editor aligns with the same experience you encounter in other parts of the product, such as Pull Requests. ...

New Boards Hub Update, Sprint 222

This sprint marked another milestone for New Boards. We successfully activated the "Try the New Boards Hub" message for a large chunk of customers. As a result, a greater number of users have had the opportunity to engage with the New Boards Hub and share feedback. Additionally, we have made significant performance improvements in the Recycle ...

Improved Flaky Test Management in Azure Pipelines

In software development, testing is an integral part of the development process. Tests are used to verify that software behaves as expected, and they ensure that changes made to the code do not break existing functionality. However, there is a problem that often arises when running automated tests: Flaky tests. Flaky tests are tests that ...

Azure DevOps Achieves ISO 26262 ASIL D level of Certification

We are pleased to announce that Azure DevOps has successfully passed the ISO 26262 ASIL D certification, the highest level of Functional Safety management process, by TÜV SUD, an international independent third-party testing and certification company. This certification demonstrates Microsoft's commitment to providing our Automotive customers...

Now available: Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1

Today, we released Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1 RTW. This is our final release of Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1. You can directly install Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1 or upgrade from Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1 RC, Azure DevOps Server 2022, Team Foundation Server 2015 or newer versions of the product. You can find the full details of the ...

New Boards Hub Update, Sprint 221

Our team remains dedicated to improving New Boards Hub by addressing any issues that may arise. We're happy to report that the New Boards Hub has been steadily progressing with each sprint. Although it is not quite ready for general availability yet, we're making significant strides with each iteration. Be sure to keep an eye out for updates. ...

Use Power Automate to update Azure DevOps queries

In this blog post, I’ll explain how to set up automation to automatically update Azure DevOps (ADO) queries. Using an automated Power Automate flow, you save time by not having to manually update your queries for each sprint. Everyone using your queries benefits by having data and details that are always current and accurate. Solution ...

New Boards Hub Update, Sprint 220

Sprint 220 was again dedicated to fixing bugs. We continue to drive down that bug backlog as quickly as we can. 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. New feature We added a small usability feature to the work item save ...

Service Connection guidance for AKS customers using Kubernetes tasks

Kubernetes tasks & Service Connections Azure DevOps supports Kubernetes deployments with a number of included tasks: These tasks can be configured to target a Kubernetes cluster in a number of ways, using the connectionType property: Kubernetes Service Connection limitations when accessing AKS You can create a Kubernetes ...