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  • Brian Harry's blog

    Included CALs and Tiered Pricing

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    I have to say that when I wrote my post last week on TFS and VSO related licensing and packaging changes, I didn’t think I’d be writing another one quite so soon. But I found out that we’re disclosing the next set of changes this week...
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    Self forming teams at scale

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    I want to share with you all a strange thing that we do.  It’s unorthodox but has been very successful for us. Teams change.  People come.  People go.  People move around.  Reorgs happen.  This is a fact of life, particularly...
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    Visual Studio 2012 Update 5 RC Available

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    As part of the 2015 wave of releases, in addition to the 2015 products and a 2013 Update 5, we are also releasing a VS 2012 Update 5 (not one for TFS 2012 though).  This Update includes a few bug fixes.  The most notable, from my perspective...
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    Licensing and packaging changes for TFS 2015

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    Over the past year, we have been working to simplify licensing for Team Foundation Server and make things as straight forward as possible for customers to adopt it. This has included changes like the introduction of the Stakeholder plan for broad access...
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    Visual Studio 2015 and Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 Released

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    Today, we released Visual Studio 2015 , .NET 4.6, Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 and Team Foundation Server 2013 Update 5 .  As I announced in a post a few weeks ago, Team Foundation Server 2015 is going to take just a bit longer (more on this in a...
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    Visual Studio Online Update – July 17

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    I told you a week or so ago it would come quickly :)  We’re deploying our Sprint 85 work now.  As always, it will take a few days for it to make it across the entirety of the service. You can find the details on the new capabilities in the release...
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    Update on Team Foundation Server RC2

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    I wrote a post about a week ago announcing TFS 2015 RC2 . Today, we released downloads for the rest of the languages, along with release notes. All the information in my previous post is still accurate and the links all point to the updated downloads...
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    TFS 2015 Compatibility

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    As the release of TFS 2015 has approached, I’ve gotten a lot of compatibility questions.  We were a little slow documenting the story but we have it now: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/Library/vs/alm/TFS/administer/requirements The short story...
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    Visual Studio Online Update – July 7

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    I’m a bit late on this post.  It’s been a busy week of travel. Last week we began deploying our sprint 84 release.  Because of the logistics around finalizing our TFS 2015 release, it was delayed a bit.  Sprint 83 is actually the last sprint...
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    Team Foundation Server 2015 RC2 available

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    Today we released Release Candidate 2 of Team Foundation Server 2015.  I believe this release is VERY close to the final bits we will ship.  I’d encourage people to try out upgrades on production backups, pre-production environments and, production...
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    Team Explorer Everywhere 2015 RTM

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    We have released Team Explorer Everywhere 2015. It’s available on the Download Center and on the Eclipse Marketplace. Soma announced that VS 2015 will release on July 20th so stay tuned. This isn’t a particularly big release but it has...
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    Team Foundation Server and VS Online adoption at Microsoft

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    Someone asked me in a blog comment recently to post an update on internal adoption – the last one was almost a year ago.  I’m going to keep it reasonably short. The best summary is adoption continues to grow.  TFS on-prem is growing slowly because...
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    Visual Studio Online Update – June 3rd

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    ***PLEASE READ*** Ahh, my fortune for “delayed publish” in Live Writer. I was trying to grab screenshots for this and accidentally hit publish a day too early. The release notes won’t be published until tomorrow (June 3rd). I’m...
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    Visual Studio Online Update – May 15th

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    This week we are deploying our sprint 82 work for VS Online.  This is a very BIG deployment – lot’s of stuff.  You can read the release notes . First and foremost Build.VNext is here!   It is now in Public Preview and everyone can try it...
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    A fun project for customer connection

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    Last week the VS Code team came to us saying that they really wanted a great experience getting bug reports from customers.  Microsoft Connect just isn’t a pleasant experience.  They looked at UserVoice and it’s great for suggestions but not...
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    VS Online hosted in Australia

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    Today, we are expanding our VS Online footprint to include an instance in Australia. This adds to the several instances we have in the US and the one we have in Europe. It is part of our drive to make VS Online available to everyone, in a geography you...
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    VS Online & Power BI

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    I briefly described our new Power BI integration for VS Online in my //Build/ post last week.  I didn’t however provide any details on how to use it.  Jeff Levinson has written a very detailed walk through that explains many of the concepts...
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    A Real Madrid story

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    Real Madrid is one of the biggest and most successful sports franchises in the world.  Over the past several months we’ve been working with them to build some digital experiences to provide their fans the best possible experience.  As part of...
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    Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server at Build 2015

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    It’s conference season – //Build/ is this week and Ignite is next week. As you might expect, we have a TON of stuff to share so I’ll get right to it. Visual Studio & Team Foundation Server 2015 Release Candidate This week released...
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    VS Online Update – April 27th

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    This week we are rolling out our Sprint 81 work.  3 instances have been updated so far and the remaining 3 will update over the next couple of days – so, as usual, you may not see the changes immediately. This update comes close on the heels of the...
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    First TFS 2015 RC production upgrade I know of

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    I got the first customer report of a production upgrade to the TFS 2015 release candidate today.  Understand, we haven’t released it yet but we gave an early copy to our MVPs to give us final feedback on.  One of our MVPs reported that he upgraded...
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    Team Project Rename available on VS Online

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    Today we enabled Team Project rename on all VS Online accounts.  Team Project rename is our #1 User Voice request, by far and the longest standing customer complaint. 6,156 votes and 178 comments later, it’s here (both on VSO – today and in the TFS...
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    TFVC & Git support

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    I got a question on a blog post about differences in TFVC and Git support in TFS and VS Online.  Here’s a link to the question for context: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bharry/archive/2015/03/12/the-future-of-team-foundation-version-control.aspx#10608301...
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    VS Online Update - April 10th

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    We are deploying our sprint 80 results this week. You can read the release notes on visualstudio.com. There are some very nice improvements for both the Agile tooling and Git. This is an unusual deployment. First it's delayed a week and second it...
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    Ever want to create bugs from email?

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    Someone recently posted an open source copy of a popular internal tool called Mail2Bug. https://github.com/microsoft/mail2bug It will automatically create bugs from an email and then keep the bug up to date with any further conversation that happens...
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