Dan Hellem

Dan is a Program Manager with Microsoft's Azure DevOps and GitHub

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TF221122: An error occurred running job Work Item Tracking Warehouse Sync for team project collection

When running Azure DevOps Server, or previous versions for TFS, you may come across this error... TF53010: The following error has occurred in a Team Foundation component or extension: Detailed Message: TF221122: An error occurred running job Work Item Tracking Warehouse Sync for team project collection or Team Foundation server TPC01...

New in Azure Boards sprint 170

Checkout out the new features in Azure Boards sprint 170

Team Safety with the Anonymous Fist to Five method

The success of any agile team is built on the shoulders of its individuals and their ability to work as a team. Those individuals need to feel safe to express their ideas and thoughts without other members passing judgement on each other. For every great idea your team has, there are dozens of other ideas that don't stick. If team members are ...

New Basic Process Available in Azure DevOps

Our new Basic Process is now available in Azure DevOps. This process is light and simple so you can get started working immediately without having to understand any complex concepts. Give it a try today.

Announcing new REST API’s for Process Customization

In the new 5.0 (preview) version we combined the two inherited REST API's under a single domain. Making it much easier to determine what REST API endpoints to use. What domain you need depends on the process model used by your projects.

Moving from Hosted XML Process to Inherited Process – Generally Available

Last month we announced a private preview that allows you to move projects that use a Hosted XML process to an Inherited process. We received a fare share of feedback, watched the telemetry, and made some fixes. This week we announced that the feature is now generally available! If you are using Hosted XML, and you are ready to move to the ...

Moving from Hosted XML process to Inheritance process – Private Preview

VSTS provides two process customization models, Hosted XML and Inheritance. Hosted XML was designed to allow your customizations to come with you when migrating from TFS. The Inheritance process model is the future of process customization in VSTS. It's simple yet powerful. As more customers import their work into VSTS we have received a lot ...

Announcing the deprecation of the WIT and Test Client OM

Updated contents on April 2, 2019 Since the first version of Team Foundation Server (TFS) in 2005, we have provided a set of SOAP APIs for programmatic interaction with Work Items and Tests. In recent years, REST has replaced SOAP as the preferred method for building integrations offering a simpler and more flexible programming model, support...

DevOps with VSTS: Build 2018 Recap

The Visual Studio Team Services team just wrapped up the Build conference here in Seattle. If you weren’t able to make it, be sure to watch the recordings of our sessions online. Azure DevOps with VSTS by Damian Brady, Abel Wang DevOps is about people, process and products. Getting it all right requires effort but the benefits to your...

New VSTS Messaging Extension for Microsoft Teams

Today we are releasing our new Messaging Extension to add to the integrations between Microsoft Teams and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). The messaging extension allows you to search, find, and discuss specific work items in your channel or private chats. It is great way to have a group conversation about your work, without leaving ...