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

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. ...

Work Items in Visual Studio

Several years ago, with the introduction of Visual Studio 2019, we launched a completely revamped work item experience. This updated view operates entirely on REST, replacing the deprecated SOAP APIs utilized in the legacy version. Although Visual Studio 2022 still includes the option to revert to the legacy view, the majority of our users ...

Updated: Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 RTW now available

12/5 Update: There is a known issue where the Agent version does not update after upgrading to Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 and using Update Agent in Agent Pool configuration. We are currently working on a patch to resolve this issue and will share updates in the Developer Community as we make progress. In the meantime, you can find a workaround...

New Boards Hub, Fall Update

If you have been following these posts, then you are more than familiar with our New Boards Hub initiative. We have been doing our best to keep our community informed of the new features and our rollout plans. Now is a good time to provide an update on where things are at with a couple of our new preview features, as well as our rollout plans...

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 ...

November patches for Azure DevOps Server and Team Foundation Server

This month, we are releasing fixes that impact our self-hosted product, Azure DevOps Server, as well as Team Foundation Server 2018.3.2. Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1 Patch 5 Note: If you have Azure DevOps Server 2022, you should first update to Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1 and then install Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1 Patch 5. If you have...

Git Partial Clone Now Supported in Azure DevOps

Git Partial Clone Treeless and blobless Git Partial Clones are now enabled in Azure DevOps for all customers! Partial clones are a reduced type of git clone that users create via specific arguments on the git command line. For large repositories with a lot of history, they offer a dramatic performance improvement compared to a regular clone, ...

Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 RC2 now available

We have released Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 RC2. This is our last planned prerelease before our final release of Azure DevOps Server 2022.1. A direct upgrade is supported from Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 RC1, any version of TFS, including Team Foundation Server 2015 and newer. Let us know any feedback or questions via the Developer Community. ...

Azure Boards + GitHub Integration Improvements

The existing Azure Boards + GitHub integration has been in place for several years now. This integration was a great starting point, but it does not offer the level of traceability that our customers have grown accustomed to. Based on your feedback, we have put together set of investments to enhance this integration. Our goal is to improve ...