Java Development with VSTS – Available Now!

Courtesy of our partner North West Cadence, a new VM dedicated to Java Development with VSTS is now available at  This brand new virtual machine built on Ubuntu 14.04 comes preconfigured with all the software you require to run through the accompanying Hands-On-Labs.These labs will help you explore how the combination of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS),Eclipse and Team Explorer…

Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 ALM VM available on TechNet Virtual Labs

The ALM VM 2015 Update 2 and the corresponding labs are now available on TechNet Virtual Labs – You can simply launch the VM from a browser or a windows client without having to worry about downloading the entire virtual machine. Browse all the available labs by filtering Job Role by Developer from the left…

Visual Studio ALM VM 2015 Update 2

I am happy to announce the availability of ALM VM 2015 Update 2! The VM and the accompanying hands-on-labs are now updated to Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 2. Please see below for the instructions on how to download the virtual machine and the hands-on-labs/demo scripts.

ALM VM update for TFS and VS 2015 Update 2

We have begun working on the ALM VM update for TFS and VS 2015. This will be update #2. We estimate to complete the update and make the VM and the Hands-on-Labs publicly available by the 2nd week of June. If you have any questions, feedback or suggestions it would be great to hear from you. Until then stay tuned!