Visual Studio Team Services Community Updates

I’m excited to see the recent surge in community activities around Team Services. Many meetups are taking place around the world in June/July where you can go and talk to Team Services users and fans in your area about some of the new features we’ve released recently and get some Team Services swag as well…. Read more

Java Tools Challenge results

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, we are committed to making VS Team Services a great solution for all developers – for any application on any platform.  3 months ago we kicked off the Java Tools Challenge, sponsored by the Visual Studio Partner Program, and the Visual Studio Marketplace which was a longer… Read more

Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 3 RC is available

Today we released the release candidate for TFS 2015 Update 3.  Update 3 is a modest release with only a few features and bug fixes for top reported issues. TFS web install: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=626619 TFS ISO: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=626620 TFS Express web install http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=690653 TFS Express ISO http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=690654 TFS Office Integration web install http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=626605 TFS Office Integration ISO… Read more

Team Services Update – June 1

I’m a bit late this sprint – was a busy week last week. Last week we finished deploying our sprint 100 work.  Yes, sprint 100.  That means we’ve been doing a Scrum (or Scrum like) development process for 300 weeks.  And for most of that time, actually releasing at the end of every sprint.  Whew,… Read more

Video course: Continuous Delivery with the Windows Stack

Check out this new video course on automated deployments with Windows, Azure and Visual Studio by Marcel and Rene.  I’ve known both of them for many years and have a great deal of respect for them.  You can be sure it will be an awesome video with lots of good insights. Thanks, Brian  … Read more

Visual Studio Team Services is available in Brazil

Today we launched our Team Services instance in our Azure data center located in Brazil.  This adds to instances in the US, Europe, Australia and India. When you create a new account from https://visualstudio.com we default your Geo to the data center closest to you. Customers in South American countries will now notice that Brazil is… Read more

Team Services update – May 9

We are in the process of wrapping up the deployment of our sprint 99 deliverables.  You can read the Team Services release notes here. There’s a ton of new stuff in this sprint update but I’ll just comment on a few.  Let’s start with one of the oldest surviving UserVoice items – a checkbox control…. Read more

TFS 2015 Update 2.1 is available

We have released Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 2.1. Update 2.1 web installer Update 2.1 ISO image Update 2.1 KB article The KB article has a full list of included bugs fixed (updated from the list I posted on my blog a couple of weeks ago).  I haven’t done a full cross reference but I listed 25… Read more

Update on TFS 2015 Update 2.1

Hmm, it’s been a few days of reflection.  I don’t think I expected my post on the bugs we were fixing in Update 2.1 to generate so many comments about other bugs that people are hitting.  Let me share some questions that have been on my mind and my thoughts on them… Why did I… Read more

Team Services in India

Today, we opened up an instance of Visual Studio Team Services in India (Chennai).  This builds on the instances we already have in the US, Europe and Australia and is the next step in our journey to making instances available all over the world. You can create an account in India by just choosing the… Read more