@CurrentIteration, Team Parameter, Offset

With our Sprint 131 update (rolling out over the next few weeks), there are some major changes coming to the @CurrentIteration macro used for work item queries. We are introducing the concept of a macro parameter, as well as allowing an offset to @CurrentIteration. These updates are mainly motivated by: A desire for queries to... Read More

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VSTS/TFS Roadmap update for 2018 Q1 and Q2

We recently published an update to the “Features under development” roadmap on our Features timeline. This feature list, although subject to change and not comprehensive, provides visibility into our key investments in the medium term. We update the feature list as part of our agile planning rhythms, about every 9 weeks. Some of the features... Read More

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New VSTS Messaging Extension for Microsoft Teams

Today we are releasing our new Messaging Extension to add to the integrations between Microsoft Teams and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). The messaging extension allows you to search, find, and discuss specific work items in your channel or private chats. It is great way to have a group conversation about your work, without leaving... Read More

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Supporting AzureAD Conditional Access Policy across VSTS

In February 2017, VSTS announced support for Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Policy (CAP).  One caveat that was called out in that announcement was that alternate authentication mechanisms, such as personal access tokens, would not enforce CAP. As I discussed previously, many VSTS administrators gave us feedback that they need a way to ensure their users... Read More

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