Open sourcing the MSTest Test Framework

A couple of months ago I blogged about open sourcing the VS Test platform.  In that post, I talked about the numerous test frameworks that it supports, on of the most popular ones being MSTest.  I also foreshadowed our plan to also open source MSTest V2.  Today I’m happy to announce that we have open… Read more

TFS 2015 Update 4 Preview

I know this comes close on the heels of shipping TFS 2017 Update 1, but we are working on another Update to TFS 2015.  For those who are up for it, I encourage you to upgrade to TFS 2017 Update 1, however, if there are reasons you really want to stay on 2015 a little… Read more

Team Foundation Server 2017 Update 1 Available

Sorry, I had a farm day yesterday and am a little late on the announcement… Yesterday we announced the release of both Visual Studio 2017 and TFS 2017 Update 1.  I’ll focus on TFS and you can read Julia’s post on VS. TFS 2017.1 Release Notes TFS 2017.1 web installer TFS 2017.1 ISO installer TFS 2017.1… Read more

Team Services/TFS Roadmap update

Last week, we published an update to our roadmap (otherwise known as “Features timeline” :)). If you’re curious about what we are working on and when it is coming, I encourage you to go check it out.  This timeline is intended to give a rough idea what we are planning to deliver in the cloud… Read more

TFS 2017 Management Pack

The System Center Management Pack for TFS 2017 is now available. I apologize this took longer than usual.  It will, of course, also work with the imminent TFS 2017 Update 1 release. Please let us know if you have any feedback. Brian  … Read more

TFS 2017 Update 1 RC2

Today we released the final release candidate for TFS 2017.1. Web installer ISO image Release notes This update contains a few new features and a lot of bug fixes.  To my knowledge, we have fixed all the bugs that were reported from RC1.  There are a small handful of bugs left to be fixed and… Read more

A Wiki for Team Services and TFS

One of the big areas of investment for us recently is “social” experiences.  I’m using a fairly broad definition of that term, including a focus on “me” and my stuff and capabilities that improve collaboration across my team, project, organization.  You’ve already seen lots of pieces that support this general direction: The new account pages… Read more

TFS 2017 Process Template Editor is available

I know a bunch of people have  been asking for it, now you can get it.  The TFS 2017 Process Template Editor (which, btw, is an extension to VS 2017) is now available.  You can install it from the free process template editor extension in the Visual Studio marketplace. Let us know if you have any issues…. Read more

TFS 2017 Update 1 RC available

Today we released the Team Foundation Server 2017 Update 1 Release Candidate. Release Notes Web Installer ISO Installer This release can be used for a fresh install or to upgrade any supported previous version.  Here’s a chart showing the recommended upgrade paths from various TFS versions (you can substitute TFS 2017.1 in the rightmost column). … Read more

DevOps at Connect();

A little late on this, but the video of my presentation (with Jamie Cool) is on Channel9 now: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Connect/2016?sort=status&direction=desc&c=Brian-Harry&term= I’ve been saying for a couple of year that TFS and Team Services are a great DevOps solution for your whole team – regardless of the technology or platforms they work on.  I decided to finally… Read more