Mathew Aniyan MSFT

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Sell Visual Studio Team Services extensions

Publishers can now sell any Team Services extension in the Visual Studio Marketplace. Earlier, only Microsoft extensions such as Test Manager, Visual Studio, and HockeyApp subscriptions could be sold in the Visual Studio Marketplace. Visual Studio Marketplace now integrates with the Azure Publishing Portal, which shows a new offer type called...

Install Visual Studio Marketplace extensions directly to Team Foundation Server

You can now install Visual Studio Marketplace Extensions to Team Foundation Server “15” RC1 seamlessly. When you browse the Marketplace from TFS, you'll now see a new connected experience. Install a free extension Let's walk through installing a free extension. We'll start from TFS and choose Browse Marketplace. Because we connected ...

Team Foundation Server Extensions

Extensions enable publishers (partners, customers, developers) to create first-class, integrated experiences within Visual Studio Team Services. They enable integration at the UI layer – surfacing the relevant information in the right places and streamlining the user experience. An Extension can be a simple context menu, toolbar action or ...

CodeLens Indicator for Code Health

Yesterday, we released the Visual Studio 2015 version of the CodeLens Indicator for Code Health in Visual Studio Gallery.  This extension is an update to the Visual Studio 2013 version, which we had released in Sep 2013 as a Microsoft DevLabs extension.   This CodeLens Indicator gives the current value of the Maintainability Index ...

Visual Studio 2015 and CodeLens

What a release it has been for CodeLens!!! After it was launched in Visual Studio 2013 to rave reviews, we continued to enhance it and delivered a bunch of features in the VS 2015 wave. Here is a highlights reel.   Version control support Git – CodeLens gets its indicator information from your local repo, so it doesn’t ...

CodeLens and Team Project Rename

On April 24th, Brian announced the availability of Team Project Rename in Visual Studio Online. This is now available in Team Foundation Server 2015 RC as well. The good news is that CodeLens just works after you rename a project. When you re-open a file after renaming its team project, you will see all its history - including the changes made...

Code maps now differentiate test projects, and bring code context into map elements

Today Soma announced the Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2015. It adds two useful improvements to the Code Maps feature, which can make it easier to create better designs and architectures for your applications. The first improvement is in the way that code maps display and interpret test assets within solutions. The second improvement...

General Availability of CodeLens in Visual Studio Online

We are delighted to announce the General Availability of CodeLens in Visual Studio Online. With this announcement, we have reached a significant milestone in the journey we started as a Limited CTP in Nov 2014 and then moved to Public Preview in Dec 2014. CodeLens in Visual Studio Online was one of the top UserVoice asks and we prioritized ...

CodeLens in Visual Studio Online is now in Public Preview for Europe region

 We are delighted to announce that the Public Preview of CodeLens in Visual Studio Online is now available to customers in the West Europe Region. CodeLens in Visual Studio Online was initially released as a Public Preview in Dec 2014. With the addition of Western Europe Region, all Visual Studio Online customers can now use CodeLens to ...

CodeLens file activity and history now available for C++, JavaScript and SQL files stored in Git

CodeLens makes it easy to explore code changes and other history as you work. It provides a head-up display in Visual Studio editor that shows useful, in-context information about your code. This information, shown as a set of team indicators, tells you when the file was changed, who changed it, and lets you drill down into a vast range of ...