What’s new in TFS 2017 Update 3 RC

The Release Candidate (RC) of Team Foundation Server 2017 Update 3 is now available. It is a go-live release and fully supported for production use. This release includes bug fixes for TFS 2017 since Update 2, many of which resulted from technical support case resolutions and Developer Community problem reports. You’ll see fixes across the... Read More

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Visual Studio Team Services is in Canada!

In 2014, we set a goal to make Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) a global service. This is driven by our commitment to provide our customers around the world great performance and compliance with local data sovereignty requirements. Between 2014 and 2016 we announced VSTS instances in Europe, Australia, India, and Brazil. Along the way... Read More

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Visual Studio Marketplace is moving to a new markdown parser

Visual Studio Marketplace is moving its markdown parser to markdown-it which is based on the CommonMark specification. If you are a Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) extension publisher, this would impact formatting of your extension markdown content and thus its presentation to marketplace users. Impacted extension content is: Extension details page (overview.md) License Pricing Privacy Change... Read More

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Visual Studio Team Services Encryption at Rest

Customers interested in ensuring the highest level of protection for their data stored in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) often ask about our ability to encrypt their data at rest. To meet these organizational security and compliance requirements, our goal is to fully encrypt all customer data in VSTS. Toward that end, over the past... Read More

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Managing Release Notifications

When you are configuring continuous deployment pipelines for your team, it becomes essential to keep the team members informed about the progress of releases and the related action items. We had started preview of the release notifications feature that integrates the configuration of release related notifications with the default notification settings experience in Visual Studio... Read More

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