Azure DevOps Blog

DevOps, Git, and Agile updates from the team building Azure DevOps

Final notice of alternate credentials deprecation

In November 2019, we announced that the alternate credentials feature will be formally deprecated in March 2020. Since then, a small number of users were grandfathered in with continued usage of existing alternate credentials, which have remained active until today. We will be discontinuing all usage of alternate credentials this month. Users...

Updates to Azure DevOps Demo Generator and Labs

We are excited to announce that we have published new content to the Azure DevOps Demo Generator and Azure DevOps Labs! (image) The Azure DevOps Labs is a great tool to help you learn about the integrated features offered in Azure DevOps. Now you can use the Azure DevOps end-to-end concepts hands-on lab to learn how you can bring together ...

Azure DevOps’ First Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) Now Available

I am thrilled to announce that we have now published, for the first time, a Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) specific to Azure DevOps. The Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) is a tool developed by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). It serves as a standard set of questions aimed at helping potential cloud ...

New Azure DevOps scopes now available for Microsoft Identity OAuth delegated flow apps

We have added new Azure DevOps scopes for delegated OAuth apps on the Microsoft Identity platform, also colloquially known as Azure Active Directory OAuth apps. These new scopes will enable app developers to announce specifically which permissions they are hoping to request from the user in order to perform app duties. They may look familiar ...

Managed identity and service principal support for Azure DevOps now in General Availability (GA)

After announcing the release of Managed Identity and Service Principal support in public preview last March, we were overcome by the positive response many of you had. We’re grateful to those who have taken the time to implement a managed identity within your apps and tools. With your help, we’ve collected valuable feature feedback and ...

Now Generally Available: GitHub Advanced Security for Azure DevOps is ready for you to use

We’re excited to announce that GitHub Advanced Security for Azure DevOps is now generally available and is ready for you to use in your own Azure DevOps repos! You can now enable code, secret, and dependency scanning within Azure Repos and take advantage of the new product updates. Learn how to enable Advanced Security in your Azure Repos...

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...

Azure DevOps 2023 Q2 Roadmap update 

Yesterday we published an updated list of features we plan to deliver in Q2. Each title includes a link where you can find details about each feature. We expect that this will help bring visibility into the key investments for the upcoming quarter. GitHub Advanced Security We are very excited to announce that GitHub Advanced Security for ...