Visual Studio 2013

Hold on to your seat, this is going to be a long one… Today at TechEd, I announced Visual Studio 2013 and Team Foundation Server 2013 and many of the Application Lifecycle Management features that they include. Today, we enabled some of those features on Team Foundation Service for you to try out immediately and… Read more

Shutting down CodePlex

Almost 11 years after we created CodePlex, it’s time to say goodbye.  We launched CodePlex in 2006 because we, like others in the industry, saw a need for a great place to share software.  Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of amazing options come and go but at this point, GitHub is the de… Read more

Team Foundation Server 2015 Final Release

Today we released the final version of Team Foundation Server 2015.  TFS 2015 is a major step forward, with tons of improvements throughout the development process but with special emphasis on DevOps capabilities. TFS 2015 Trial Download TFS 2015 Express Download TFS 2015 Release notes Here are all of the TFS 2015 related downloads.  Look… Read more

Team Foundation Server 2015 RC2 available

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 environments.  We will support you regardless of the path you choose. Download: TFS 2015 RC2 Be… Read more

Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 2 RC 1 is available

Today we released TFS 2015 Update 2 RC 1 and VS 2015 Update 2 CTP1.  I’m going to talk about TFS here and you can go to the Visual Studio blog to learn more about VS. This release of TFS is a “go-live” release candidate.  We will support customers choosing to install it in a… Read more

Final TFS 2008 Feature List

 Gee, time flies when you are having fun.  I can’t believe it’s been another 4 months since my last post on Orcas features. At this point TFS 2008 is basically done!  We’ve got a few bugs left to fix and we are still taking feedback from Beta 2 but we’re focusing on quality, stability and… Read more

Team Foundation Server Roadmap

I’ve been hinting at this coming for while now.  I think I promised it would come out in Dec and here it is on the last day of Nov :).  I hope this is helpful to you in knowing where we are headed and also in giving us feedback on where we are missing the… Read more

VS 2015 CTP6 and TFS 2015 CTP1 shipped today

Today we shipped Visual Studio 2015 CTP6 and TFS 2015 CTP1.  You can download both here: Download Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 and Team Foundation Server 2015 CTP You can also read the release notes to learn more about them: Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 Team Foundation Server 2015 CTP Please submit bugs through Connect,… Read more

News from Connect(); 2016

Today, at the Connect(); event in New York, we are announcing a whole bunch of cool new stuff.  The news at Connect(); is broad so I’m going to focus on the TFS and Team Services related news. TFS 2017 RTM One of the biggest pieces of news is that we RTM’d TFS 2017.  That’s exciting… Read more