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New Boards Hub Path to GA

March of 2022 is when we announced the official preview of New Boards Hub. Since then, we have been actively taking feedback, fixing bugs, and adding new features. It’s been a long journey. In this post we will outline the last few steps on making New Boards Hub the default experience for all users. Features only available in New Boards In...

Azure DevOps 2023 Q3 Roadmap update

Yesterday, we published updates to our product roadmap. It outlines our plans for the next two quarters, and future investments. The features listed below are a few highlights of what we plan to deliver in Q3. Visit our product roadmap for a complete look at the list of features for Q4. We are excited about the future and the impact the ...

New Boards Hub Update, Sprint 224

Yet another sprint has come to an end, accompanied by a wave of bug fixes 🌊🪲. Our team's hard work has allowed us to eliminate over 40 New Boards Hub bugs last sprint. With sprint 225, we are ready to activate the "Try the New Boards Hub" message for all organizations. This exciting step will undoubtedly generate another round feedback, ...

New Boards Hub Update, Sprint 223

With the risk of sounding repetitive, sprint 223 was dedicated to resolving bugs. Looks like sprint 224 will be much of the same. We continue to make great progress, but we have a little way to go before the New Boards Hub is ready for general availability. Notable bugs fixed Issue Description #mention in comments #mention in ...

Updates to Approvals and Checks

Approvals and Checks provide increased security to your YAML pipelines. They allow you to control if a pipeline run is allowed to access a resource. Let's look at an example. Say you develop the FabrikamFiber web app. To deploy a new version of your app, you use a YAML pipeline that uses an Azure Resource Manager (ARM) service connection. ...

The evolution of quality assurance and how Azure Test Plans is driving the future of manual testing

The Deming Prize from Japan is the highest honour in Total Quality Management in the world. Japanese products are known for their superior quality, but it wasn’t always the case. In the 1950s fresh out of defeat in the World War 2, Japan was desperately trying to shift manufacturing from military to civilian products for trade. However the ...

Markdown editor for comments (preview)

We are delighted to announce the long-awaited private preview of the new Markdown editor for the work item discussion. This exciting feature empowers you to utilize the Markdown syntax and editor for all future comments. The Markdown editor aligns with the same experience you encounter in other parts of the product, such as Pull Requests. ...

New Boards Hub Update, Sprint 222

This sprint marked another milestone for New Boards. We successfully activated the "Try the New Boards Hub" message for a large chunk of customers. As a result, a greater number of users have had the opportunity to engage with the New Boards Hub and share feedback. Additionally, we have made significant performance improvements in the Recycle ...

Azure DevOps Achieves ISO 26262 ASIL D level of Certification

We are pleased to announce that Azure DevOps has successfully passed the ISO 26262 ASIL D certification, the highest level of Functional Safety management process, by TÜV SUD, an international independent third-party testing and certification company. This certification demonstrates Microsoft's commitment to providing our Automotive customers...