Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team Services roadmap update

Today we are making a major update to our “Features Timeline” for TFS and VSTS.  To remind you, the Features Timeline provides an indication of some of the bigger, higher demand things we are working on and when we think they will be delivered – both on premises in TFS and in the cloud in… Read more

Team Explorer Everywhere 14.0.2 released

We recently released a small update to Team Explorer Everywhere – a cross platform command line and Eclipse plug-in for working Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team Services. You can download it here: Eclipse Marketplace Microsoft Download Center Improvements include: Added support for TFVC and Git repositories in the same team project Added server… Read more

News from Connect(); 2015

Today is our annual Fall developer Connect(); event in New York.  I’m here talking about a ton of new stuff that we’re doing to help developers adopt agile DevOps practices.  Normally I would write a detailed post with screenshots and descriptions highlighting the news.  However, this time, I’m going to take a different approach.  There’s… Read more

Visual Studio Online Update – Oct 30

As usual, you can read the release notes for this update on visualstudio.com. One of the most popular improvements released this sprint are our new dashboards.  We’ve been dogfooding them internally for a few sprints now and some of my feature teams have put together some very nice dashboards.  There are a number of tile… Read more

TFS Office Integration Installer

One of the things I forgot to mention in my post about TFS 2015 Update 1 RC is that we have also shipped a preview of our new TFS Office Integration Installer (ISO image).  This new installer addresses a couple of scenarios: People like project managers, BAs, etc that wanted to use our Microsoft Office integration… Read more

Visual Studio Online Update – Oct 8th

Another post I missed last week was an announcement about our sprint 89 deployment for VS Online.  You can read the release notes for details. Probably the biggest thing is support for Active Directory group support for managing permissions.  This as been a very common request from our larger customers in VSO so they don’t… Read more

VS Online Update – Sept 18

Sorry for being so late on this one.  The last couple of weeks have been very hectic for me and I’ve mostly had to ignore my blog. Last week we finished rolling out our sprint 88 work.  You can read about the details in the VS Online release notes. As has become the pattern over… Read more

September pricing and licensing changes

I want to update you all on the pricing and licensing changes we’ve been working on over the past year. VS Online Basic users The new, less expensive, tiered pricing model I announced a couple of months ago goes into effect Sept 1st (today).  In addition, we are finalizing the licensing documents to include an… Read more