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  • Blog Post: MSBuild and Team Foundation Server integration with SonarQube: version 1.0 released

    Release of MSBuild.SonarQube.Runner 1.0 As you might recall, we announced back in April at the //build conference that we were working with SonarSource to provide a better integration of SonarQube with MSBuild and Team Foundation Server. At that time, SonarSource shipped the result of this initial collaboration...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Online Process Customization - Update

    Back in May , we began explaining our roadmap for process customization on Visual Studio Online (VSO). In this post, I want to share the progress we’ve made and give an update on our overall plans. Customization rollout plan Process customization features will be delivered on the same cadence...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Online Supports True Cross-Platform Development

    I’d like to start this blog post with a quick introduction. I’m Paul Barham and have been working at Microsoft only 7 short weeks but have over 25 years of software development experience ranging from teaching at the university level, to being a lead software developer and architect, to being...
  • Blog Post: Testing in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment Workflows

    When Brian announced the release of Visual Studio 2015 RC and Team Foundation Server 2015 RC, he blogged about lots of features in these releases including Build.Preview and Release Management which are key for DevOps. At a high level DevOps is to focus on increasing customer value by reducing cycle...
  • Blog Post: Scaled Agile Framework: Visual Studio Online process template updates

    We are very excited to provide built-in support for the Scale Agile Framework using our existing Scrum, Agile, and CMMI templates. Some time ago, we published a whitepaper: Scaled Agile Framework: Using TFS to support epics, release trains, and multiple backlogs , which detailed how to use TFS to...
  • Blog Post: CodeLens and Team Project Rename

    On April 24th, Brian announced the availability of Team Project Rename in Visual Studio Online. This is now available in Team Foundation Server 2015 RC as well. The good news is that CodeLens just works after you rename a project . When you re-open a file after renaming its team project, you will see...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Online Process Customization

    It's been a long time coming, but I'm excited to let you know that process customization for Visual Studio Online (VSO) is right around the corner. In this post I want to take a few minutes to explain our roadmap and what you can expect over the next few months. Private Preview We’ve heard...
  • Blog Post: What’s new in CodeLens for Visual Studio 2015 RC?

    On April 17, 2015, we announced the General Availability of CodeLens in Visual Studio Online . However, the biggest news by far is that, in addition to Visual Studio Enterprise, CodeLens is now available in Visual Studio Professional 2015. This is one of the top requests we’ve had from customers...
  • Blog Post: General Availability of CodeLens in Visual Studio Online

    We are delighted to announce the General Availability of CodeLens in Visual Studio Online. With this announcement, we have reached a significant milestone in the journey we started as a Limited CTP in Nov 2014 and then moved to Public Preview in Dec 2014 . CodeLens in Visual Studio Online was one of...
  • Blog Post: Announcing 100 core support for VSO Cloud-based Load testing and more!

    Cloud-based Load Testing with Visual Studio Online now supports up to 100 cores for a single load test run. Until now in Cloud-based Load Testing, you could use up to 20 cores (10 agents) in a single load test run. With the support for 100 cores, you should be able to generate 5 times the concurrent...
  • Blog Post: CodeLens in Visual Studio Online is now in Public Preview for Europe region

    We are delighted to announce that the Public Preview of CodeLens in Visual Studio Online is now available to customers in the West Europe Region. CodeLens in Visual Studio Online was initially released as a Public Preview in Dec 2014 . With the addition of Western Europe Region, all Visual Studio Online...
  • Blog Post: Load testing Applications behind Firewall using Trusted IP

    Cloud-based Load Testing Service can be used for performance and scale testing of an application by generating load from Azure. It is often observed that application is deployed in the internal environment behind the firewall before it is deployed to production or you have an application that is deployed...
  • Blog Post: Moving TFS to cloud cadence and Visual Studio Online

    We get quite a few questions from customers on how we made the transition to shipping both an on-premises product and a cloud service. We moved from shipping every 2-3 years to shipping Visual Studio Online every three weeks and TFS every 3-4 months. I’ve written a new post that includes a document describing...
  • Blog Post: Initiate a Load Test from Hosted Build work-around

    We are gathered this week in a “Hackfest”, defined as a time constrained, joint coding effort that focused on solving a technical challenge based around a specific topic and can involve one or more external partners. Our first challenge was to automate Load Testing, triggered by the hosted...
  • Blog Post: Build Futures

    At the Connect() developer event in November 2014 we showed a sneak peek at the investments we are making for our build automation features in TFS and Visual Studio Online. These new capabilities will be available in TFS 2015 and in Visual Studio Online starting in Q2 of 2015. TFS had build automation...
  • Blog Post: Deploying Azure Cloud Service using Release Management

    Summary You have downloaded the Release Management for Visual Studio client , and are connected to either your Visual Studio Online account. You have an Azure Cloud Service project and want to use Release Management to update the same using the latest drop from a TFS build In the current state, you...
  • Blog Post: Understanding migrations from on-premises TFS to Visual Studio Online

    The Visual Studio ALM Rangers are pleased to announce the release of the second Understanding TFS migrations from on-premises to Visual Studio Online research findings whitepaper. This second part is a walkthrough of a migration, using a simulated on-premises environment, Brian Keller's VM ’s, to Visual...
  • Blog Post: Markdown in Visual Studio Online

    Visual Studio Online supports common Markdown conventions and Github-flavored extensions. Daring Fireball describes Markdown syntax, and the GitHub-flavored extensions are described at GitHub . Here are some additional pointers on creating Markdown for Visual Studio Online. Create a link to another...
  • Blog Post: Using Setup and Cleanup Script in Cloud Load Test

    Performance and load testing is a very important part of the Application Lifecycle. You’d want to do this at least every time prior to deploying the latest changes to production. To determine how well your software responds to various levels of usage, a load test allows users to model the expected...
  • Blog Post: New features added to simplified browser-based Load Test authoring

    We are happy to let you know that over the last couple of weeks we have added a set of new features to our simplified browser-based experience for Cloud Load Testing . In addition to the capabilities mentioned in the blog here - Announcing a simplified Browser based Load Test authoring experience...
  • Blog Post: New whitepapers for migration and security … with more to come

    We are pleased to announce two new whitepapers have landed, sharing real-world experience and research feedback. Extracting effective permissions from TFS whitepaper and sample Practical guidance and sample code based on extensive research to address two of the commonly heard requests on Team Foundation...
  • Blog Post: CodeLens in Visual Studio Online is now in Public Preview

    Update: Added a Troubleshooting section. Introduction CodeLens is a heads-up display in your Visual Studio Editor where you can find information about your code in-context.   We had enabled CodeLens in Visual Studio Online for select customers as a Limited CTP in Nov 2014. We have evaluated the...
  • Blog Post: Using Selenium with Cloud-based Load Testing

    This blog is an introduction to how users can execute Selenium tests using Cloud-based Load Testing from Visual Studio Online. Introduction Let's get familiar with Cloud-based Load Testing (CLT) from Visual Studio Online (VSO) and Selenium. Cloud-base Load Testing: A good introduction...
  • Blog Post: CodeLens in Visual Studio Online enabled as a Limited CTP

    Update: Added a troubleshooting section. Introduction CodeLens is a heads-up display in your Visual Studio Editor where you can find information about your code in-context. CodeLens has now been enabled in Visual Studio Online for select customers as a Limited CTP .  Pre-requisites You should have...
  • Blog Post: What’s new in Release Management for VS 2013 Update 4?

    I'm excited to announce Release Management for Visual Studio 2013 Update 4. This update includes several new features and performance updates that will make it easier than ever to deploy your app from development through to production. This update is the latest in a cumulative series of feature additions...
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