Blocking malicious versions of event-stream and flatmap-stream packages

On November 26, 2018, the npm package manager released security advisory 737 regarding the flatmap-stream package. It was determined that this package was malicious, and contained harmful code. In addition, the popular event-stream package was modified to make use of the harmful flatmap-stream package. These malicious packages were apparently attempting to locate bitcoin wallets stored on…


What’s new in Azure DevOps Sprint 143 Update

Sprint 143 Update of Azure DevOps is rolling out to all organizations. In this update, draft pull requests is now available in Azure Repos which allows you to easily create work in progress that may not include everyone. We are also releasing new features in Azure Artifacts, including the ability to exclude files in artifact…


What’s new in Azure DevOps Sprint 142 Update

Sprint 142 Update of Azure DevOps is rolling out to all organizations. In this update, there have been several improvements to YAML in Azure Pipelines, we’ve switched on the new navigation for everyone, improved experiences for Azure Boards, as well as introducing the dark theme. Watch the following video to learn more about these features….

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Share your Azure DevOps feature suggestions with us

Customer feedback is critical to helping us improve Azure DevOps. Over the years we’ve addressed thousands of issues and suggestions originating from our users through many different channels. In order for us to collaborate with you more effectively, we’ve been improving our feedback channels along the way so that they provide us more real time…


Microsoft’s Developer Blogs are Getting an Update

Update: The DevOps blog transition is now scheduled for early 2019 to ensure you have the best blog experience. In the next few days, the Microsoft DevOps blog will move to a new platform with a modern, clean design and powerful features that will make it easy for you to discover and share great content….

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DigiLearn: Building community, sharing practice and recognising achievement

Today’s guest blog post comes from one of our MIE Experts Chris Melia, a Learning Technologist at the University of Central Lancashire. Read his account of his MIEE journey below and how he is working to recognise and share digital achievements. Introduction My name is Chris Melia and I am a Learning Technologist at the…


Microsoft Teams at UCLan: Communicate, Collaborate, Create

Today’s guest blog post comes from one of our MIE Experts Chris Melia, a Learning Technologist at the University of Central Lancashire. Read his account of his MIEE journey below and how he is using Microsoft Teams in his institution to drastically change communication and collaboration.    Introduction My name is Chris Melia and I…


Service Fabric Community Q&A – 28th Edition

Hi folks! The 28th monthly Community Q&A call will be held on Thursday, Sept 20 at 10:00am PST. We will also be hosting another Q&A on the same day at 4:30am PST / 11:30am UTC time in order to accommodate people in other time zones. As usual, there is no need to RSVP – just…


Improved alternate authentication experience for Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

10-2-2018 UPDATE: I have made some inline updates to mark what has already shipped and what has been put back on the backlog for later consideration. Recently, we’ve heard feedback from customers that developers have a poor experience creating and managing their alternate authentication credentials and that administrators moving from TFS to the cloud aren’t…