Evolving TFS/Team Services build automation capabilities

***UPDATE 7/7/2018*** https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releasenotes/tfs2018-update2 You can now upgrade to TFS 2018 Update 2 and continue to connect your XAML controllers and run XAML builds. When we removed support for XAML build in TFS 2018 RTW and Update 1, some of you could not upgrade due to having legacy XAML builds, and we want to unblock you. Although… Read more

The largest Git repo on the planet

It’s been 3 months since I first wrote about our efforts to scale Git to extremely large projects and teams with an effort we called “Git Virtual File System”.  As a reminder, GVFS, together with a set of enhancements to Git, enables Git to scale to VERY large repos by virtualizing both the .git folder… Read more

Team Services Update – May 11, 2017

As you may know, this week is the //Build conference.  Along side that event, we are announcing a ton of VS Team Services enhancements, including rolling out our sprint 117 upgrade.  Some of the changes are available immediately (because they were previously deployed and only required a feature flag to be flipped) and others will… Read more

Two bulls meet

You may have noticed I wasn’t very responsive during much of April.  That’s because I took an extended “Farmcation” for about 3 weeks.  I just returned to work on Monday and should be a bit more responsive now. I won’t bore you with all the details but I wanted to share one thing. Cows are… Read more