Azure DevOps Blog

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

February patches for Azure DevOps Server

This month, we are releasing fixes that impact our self-hosted product, Azure DevOps Server. The following versions of the products have been patched. Check out the links for each version for more details. Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 Patch 2 If you have Azure DevOps Server 2022.1, you should install Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 Patch 2...

Regenerating secrets for Azure DevOps OAuth applications

You can now self-regenerate new client secrets as needed for apps made on top of the Azure DevOps' OAuth platform. A valid, active client secret is critical for getting a refresh token to continue using your app. Once the secret has expired, you will also no longer be able to get access and refresh tokens needed to access Azure Devops APIs ...

Azure Boards + GitHub improvements in private preview

Today we are happy to announce several improvements to our GitHub integration story. These improvements are vital for those customers who are seeking better traceability between Azure Boards and GitHub repositories. AB# Validation This is a recap of the private preview announcement we made in December 2023. AB# validation is now available to...

New Boards Hub Update, January 2024

In our fall update, we acknowledged the necessity to pause the rollout of New Boards Hub. Our focus was on enhancing its quality, performance, accessibility, and addressing an long list of bugs and issues. We're pleased with the progress achieved in the past few months and want to highlight a few key points as we prepare to make New Boards Hub...

New version of Publish Code Coverage Results task

We’ve introduced a new V2 version of the publish code coverage results task (known as PCCR) in Azure Pipelines recently. The main benefit of the V2 task is the support for more formats of the code coverage results and therefore more programming languages than the V1 task, which was limited to Cobertura and JaCoCo formats only. You can see ...

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...

Azure DevOps Server Product Lifecycle and Servicing

Azure DevOps Server and Team Foundation Server follow the Microsoft Product Fixed Lifecycle Policy of 10 years. The first 5 years of Mainstream Support provide feature updates, platform updates, security updates, functionality fixes, and quality improvements. The second 5 years of Extended Support provide critical security updates only for the...

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 ...

December patches for Azure DevOps Server

This month, we are releasing fixes that impact our self-hosted product, Azure DevOps Server. The following versions of the products have been patched. Check out the links for each version for more details. Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 Patch 1 If you have Azure DevOps Server 2022.1, you should install Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 Patch 1. ...