Marking Discussions as Answered

As a contributor to a number of projects on CodePlex I really like the fact that the discussions feature exists but also I need ways to help me sort the discussions threads so I can make sure no-one is getting forgotten about. Seems like a lot of you agreed as the feature request Provide feature…


Linking Commits to Issues

Just a quick post to let you know that we recently added support for linking issues to commits in CodePlex using the same #1234 syntax being used in TFS 2013. Basically, if you insert a ‘#’ symbol followed by an integer in your commit statement, changeset comment or pull request comments then this will render…

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Hello

You’ll be seeing some more posts from me here soon so wanted to quickly say hi. My name is Martin Woodward and I’ve just moved over to work on CodePlex team here in Microsoft as the PM. I’ve been part of the CodePlex community since May 2006 (3 years before I started here at Microsoft)…

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Commenting on Commits

The source code experience on CodePlex just got more social. Now, you can comment directly on a commit when viewing a project’s source code history. This feature acts as a nice compliment to the existing ability to comment on a pull request’s commits. To get started with this feature, navigate to the commit you are…

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CodePlex integrates with Zapier

CodePlex is now able to send commit events to Zapier! If you haven’t played with Zapier before, we highly recommend checking it out. It is a web service that allows you to connect 200+ services on the web without writing any code. With the new CodePlex integration, you are now able to trigger actions on…

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CodePlex learns to talk to other services!

CodePlex is now able to talk to other services! For example, if you want CodePlex to tell Trello to update cards on your Trello board, it can do it. Or if you want CodePlex to notify your Campfire chat room when updates are pushed, it can do that too. To start off, we are going…

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Markdown in the Source Browser

CodePlex now supports markdown in the source browser! All files with a .md extension will be formatted as markdown. For more information on the markdown syntax that we support, check out our documentation. In the source browser, relative links are also supported. To reference another file in your repository, you are able to use the…

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URL to Browse the Latest Version of Source Code

In this release, the CodePlex team made improvements to the source browsing URLs. Now, when you navigate to the source browsing page, the provided URL will always point to the latest version of the file! Here is an example of the new URL: http://typescript.codeplex.com/SourceControl/latest#README.txt If you would like a URL to a specific version of…

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Release Notes 4/24/2013

In this week’s deployment, the CodePlex team made the following improvements: The column widths on the advanced issue tracker page has been improved. The word wrapping for commit messages was improved. Kudos to Taoyue A bug related to search results being incomplete has been fixed. Have ideas on how to improve CodePlex? Please visit our suggestions…

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Reason Closed in the Issue Tracker

In this release, we added a new “reason closed” feature. Now when you close an issue, you can specify the reason that the issue was closed. This allows you to inform your users and team members why you are closing the issue (duplicate, fixed, etc.).   By default, your options are “Unassigned” and “Fixed,” but…

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