Work Item Type and Inclusive Design

A little over a month ago, we rolled out work item type icons to all Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) accounts and Team Foundation Server (TFS) with 2017.2. It’s been awesome to see @VSTS tweets, Developer Community feedback, and direct emails from customers that are very excited about the icons. Additionally, we’ve received a lot... Read More


Human readable tests and build chaining in July’s VSTS extension round-up

Our community of publishers continues to grow and the contributions they’re making are great. This month I’ve got an extension for chaining build definitions together, and another that was written because people were searching for it in the Marketplace. SpecFlow+LivingDoc See it in the Marketplace here: Living documentation is the term used to describe system... Read More


See the big picture with ProductPlan, and drag & drop your work items to plan your sprints with Sprint Drop Plan calendar in the June Team Services Extensions Round-up

This month I’ve got two extensions to enhance how you plan. Whether you’re sharing a product roadmap with partners, or planning a sprint for your engineering team, the Marketplace continues to have you covered. ProductPlan I am a big fan of communicating the big picture to my team and partners. It helps align everyone to... Read More


New Release Definition Editor in Team Services

Have you ever struggled to create a mental model of how the deployments to your environments would progress? We are introducing the pipeline view for your release definitions that will show how your deployments flow. Approvals, environment and deployment settings are now in-context and easily configurable. The new release definition editor is currently in early adopter... Read More