DevOps and VSTS Videos from Connect(); 2017

We’ve just wrapped up the Microsoft Connect(); conference that took place last week in New York and online, with sessions streamed live from New York and Seattle. The Connect(); conference highlights developer tools like Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and the rest of the Visual Studio family of products. It’s an event full of news and training about software development and DevOps, and if you missed the live stream, the DevOps and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) sessions are all available to watch on-demand.

Keynote

Scott Guthrie kicked off Connect(); with a keynote highlighting Microsoft’s commitment to building tools for any developer, building any app on any platform. He was joined by Donovan Brown, who demonstrated how to get started with DevOps in Azure using Visual Studio Team Services.
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VSTS General Session

Brian Harry followed up with a general session discussing the state of Azure DevOps, and made some exciting announcements including new easy-to-setup Azure DevOps Projects, TFS 2018 availability, hosted build agents on the three major platforms (Windows, Linux and now macOS), a partnership with GitHub to expand the scope of GVFS beyond just VSTS, and many more.
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Breakout Sessions

Agile project management with Visual Studio Team Services
Aaron Bjork and Sondra Batbold show you how to transform the way you work with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). Whether you’re using Kanban or Scrum, VSTS has tools to keep your teams moving fast and aligned on what’s important.
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CI/CD DevOps Pipeline for mobile apps and services
Joshua Weber and Donovan Brown explore the complete mobile DevOps offering from Microsoft that’s available with VSTS and Visual Studio App Center.
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DevOps + SQL
Eric Kang explores SQL Server and SQL Tools in DevOps practice, including using database CI/CD automation in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS).
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DevOps for any language and any platform
Donovan Brown and Jessica Deen show you how to use VSTS to deploy any language on any platform, including Windows, Linux, mobile and containers.
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Zero to DevOps with Visual Studio Team Services
Abel Wang shows you how to implement DevOps from scratch, for any language, targeting any platform, using Visual Studio Team Services, the ultimate DevOps solution for Azure.
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Database DevOps for .NET Developers with SSDT and SQL Server 2017
Brian Randell shows you how to use SQL Server 2017 in CI/CD pipelines by using SQL Server Data Tools in Visual Studio 2017, and how to use VSTS to continuously deploy your database changes to Azure.
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Connect On-Demand

Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

Creating your CI/CD Pipeline with VSTS into Azure
Abel Wang shows you how you can go from nothing to a full DevOps pipeline into Azure with just a few clicks by using Azure DevOps projects and how you can customize the build and release pipeline.
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.NET development in Azure with VSTS
Jessica Deen shows you how you can automate your application’s CI/CD pipeline in an Azure container instance using Visual Studio Team Services.
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Build in Azure and deploy on-premises with Visual Studio Team Services
Visual Studio Team Services is not a cloud-only solution. Steven Murawski shows how you can use Visual Studio Team Services to keep your build on-premises, or how to build in the cloud and deploy on-premises.
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Deploy with RM Greenlighting Capabilities
Abel Wang shows you how to use Greenlighting, a new feature in VSTS, which uses monitoring and automated systems to complement your release approval gates.
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Testing capabilities in Visual Studio Team Services
Visual Studio Team Services gives you a complete, end-to-end testing platform. Abel Wang walks you through all aspects of testing in VSTS.
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Container based deployments with Docker, Kubernetes, Azure and VSTS
Jessica Deen teaches you how to push Docker images to the Azure Container Registry CI/CD, and how to run them in a Docker Swarm or Kubernetes cluster from a CI/CD pipeline in VSTS.
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Version Control

Getting Started with Git in VSTS
Edward Thomson introduces Git and shows you the standard Git workflows in Visual Studio and Visual Studio Team Services.
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Using Pull Requests with VSTS
Pull requests are the natural way to integrate code changes into your Git repository. Edward Thomson introduces code reviews, branch policies, and forks with pull requests in Visual Studio Team Services.
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Moving from Subversion to Git
Edward Thomson shows you how to migrate from Subversion to Git hosted by Visual Studio Team Services to take advantage of modern DevOps version control workflows.
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Git at Scale with Git Virtual Filesystem (GVFS)
Git Virtual Filesystem (GVFS) allows Git to scale to Enterprise-scale repositories, like the Windows code base. Edward Thomson introduces you to Git Virtual Filesystem and how it works.
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Cross-Platform

Java Development in Azure with VSTS
VSTS has great support for tools like Maven, so it’s easy to create CI/CD workflows for Java-based applications. Steven Murawski demonstrates building a Java Spring application deploying it to Azure App Service using Visual Studio Team Services.
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Python Development in Azure with VSTS
Steven Murawski shows how easy is is to create CI/CD workflows for Python-based applications by creating a Python Flask application and deploying it to Azure App Service using VSTS.
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Database

Use SQL Server 2017 in Docker containers for your CI/CD process
You can automate your database development process using containers. Eric Kang presents the basics of running SQL Server 2017 in Docker containers and combining an app and a SQL Server database as a service.
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Database DevOps with SQL Server Data Tools and Team Services
Eric Kang demonstrates how to use SQL Server Data Tools to develop a SQL Server and Azure SQL database, and how to automate your application and database CI/CD pipeline using Visual Studio Team Services.
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General

Visual Studio Team Services CLI tools
Will Smythe introduces the new Visual Studio Team Services CLI that you can use to manage pull requests, builds, work items, and more. You can also use it in bash and PowerShell scripts from Mac, Windows and Linux.
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Maven, symbol server, and upstream sources in VSTS
Package Management in Visual Studio Team Services hosts private packages and manages the packages you use from public sources. Alex Mullans demonstrates recent updates including support for Maven packages, hosting for symbol files used for debugging, and upstream sources.
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Migrate from TFS to VSTS
The Team Foundation Server Database Import Service offers a high-fidelity way to migrate collections from TFS to VSTS. Rogan Ferguson shows you how to do a migration and provides best practices to follow.
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Continuous Monitoring across your DevOps workflow
Mike Gresley shows you how to integrate Application Insights, so you can monitor apps across your entire DevOps workflow in Visual Studio and Visual Studio Team Services.
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VSTS Reporting: Dashboards, Power BI, and OData
Visual Studio Team Services Analytics is the future of reporting for VSTS and TFS. Gregg Boer introduces you to VSTS Analytics and shows you what’s available today and what’s coming soon.
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