Alex Nichols

Senior Program Manager, Azure Boards

Alex Nichols is a Senior Program Manager on the Azure Boards team at Microsoft.

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Introducing Azure Boards to the GitHub Marketplace

While you’ve been able to get started with Azure Boards from azure.com/boards for several months now, the new app in the GitHub Marketplace streamlines the acquisition of the service and configuration of your GitHub repository connections.

Azure DevOps Roadmap update for 2018 Q4

In order to provide you with visibility into several of our key investments, we post quarterly updates to the roadmap on our Features Timeline page.

What’s new in Azure DevOps Launch Update

We shared some exciting news this morning on the Azure blog: We’re bringing Azure DevOps to developers and enterprises around the world who need flexible and efficient tools for their development process.

What’s new in VSTS Sprint 138 Update

The Sprint 138 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all organizations. In this update, test results for releases have been enhanced to group together test attempts and summarize better.

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 ...

What’s new in VSTS Sprint 136 Update

The Sprint 136 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all accounts. In this Update we introduce several design changes as part of modernizing our user interface. Watch the following video to learn about a few of the features, which also includes a demonstration of the new navigation and new Work hubs. Here’s an ...

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 ...

What’s new in VSTS Sprint 134 Update

The Sprint 134 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all accounts. In this Update we continue to increase the breadth of services offered in Azure DevOps Projects to enable you to get started quickly. The (newly renamed) Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), a fully managed Kubernetes container orchestration service, Azure ...

What’s new in VSTS Sprint 133 Update

The Sprint 133 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all accounts. In this Update we continue to expand on the languages and platforms we support build and release. Check out the demo video for an overview of the features and a look at YAML and the release definition templates. YAML builds, which has been in preview...

What’s new in VSTS Sprint 132 Update

The Sprint 132 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all accounts and includes several features to help you scale your build and release pipeline. If you have multiple, dependent teams in your organization working on large products, check out the new build completion trigger. It allows you to chain two related ...