As part of the #SpringIntoDevOps series, Gopinath Chigakkagari – GPM of the Release Management team at Microsoft joined the most recent episode of Radio TFS with MVP’s Greg Duncan and Josh Garverick to talk about the latest news around Visual Studio Team Service and Team Foundation Server as well as dive into release management and DevOps in general.
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Stack Overflow just released their annual community survey and it reminded us that a happy developer is a developer who can ship. Of course, nowadays shipping means having a great pipeline for continuous integration and continuous deployment. That allows you to continuously improve.
We recently deployed a new feature to Visual Studio Online to help people get new team members started with a project and for people browsing the server to understand what a project is for and how to use it. We call the feature “Project Welcome Pages”.
Now-a-days most versions of Eclipse come bundled with the Eclipse Marketplace Client which is, by far, the easiest way to find and install new plug-ins into Eclipse. This includes Team Explorer Everywhere, the TFS Plug-in for Eclipse.
Anyone can browse and search for Eclipse plug-ins by visiting the Eclipse Marketplace web site,
UPDATE Feb 16 2012: All the videos referenced in this blog post have been re-recorded with the latest version of Team Foundation Service Preview. While the links remain the same, the videos pointed to by those links have been updated in-place.
You can connect to the Team Foundation Service Preview from a number of applications as well as visiting your account URL at tfspreview.com. In the following post we talk about the client software necessary if you want to connect your development environment to your new Team Foundation Server in the cloud.