Edward Thomson is a Program Manager for Azure DevOps, where he ensures that customers are successful with Git, CI/CD and DevOps concepts. Before becoming a Program Manager, he was a Software Engineer at GitHub and Microsoft working on Git tools.
It's been a busy week for me, I've been at the fabulous NDC London conference where I had the pleasure of seeing some amazing speakers like Microsoft's very own Seth Juarez, Jon Galloway and Scott Hanselman. The NDC family of conferences are amazing and if there's one in your neck of the woods, I encourage you to check it out. But now I'm on the train back home, so I'm catching up on what I missed in the news this week. Here's some of the great stories that I found.
Whew, in addition to the day job, I've been hacking on some open source this week. So I've been thinking a lot about my favorite things about Azure Pipelines that helps out with OSS. So it's been a busy week, and I'm looking forward to the weekend. But first, I wanted to share some of this week's great stories from the community.
When I became a Program Manager, I gave up writing software for a living. So I did what many programmers do when faced with such a dilemma: I started working on open source software in my spare time. One of the projects that I work on is called libgit2.
Lots of big news coming from the Azure DevOps team this week: we've announced a bounty for security researchers and announced a partnership with Service Now. But there's also some great reading coming from the Azure DevOps community - here's some of the nice articles that I found this week.
Welcome back Microsoft developers and DevOps practitioners; I hope you had a great new year! Me? I took some time off to recharge the batteries and I'm glad I did because — wow — even though it's just the beginning of 2019, there's already some incredible news coming out of the DevOps community.
Happy Friday! Now that I live in Jolly Old England, the holiday festivities have begun (if you're not British, you might not know the whole of December is reserved for parties). So this will be the last top stories post for 2018, but don't worry, I'll be back in 2019. In the meantime, here are some great DevOps articles that I found this week.
It's Friday, and I'm just on my way home from Microsoft Connect(); 2018. If you missed the product announcements, discussions and coding sessions, don't worry: Connect is entirely online, so you can catch up right now.
I hope that you've recovered from your Thanksgiving feast and you're sitting around comfortably, binge-watching sitcoms and reading the latest news in DevOps. No? Is that just me? Well, now it can be you, too, because here's what I've been reading today.