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 ( License Pricing Privacy Change... Read More


Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.08.18

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  IMPORTANT Git vulnerability with submodules – Edward ThomsonThe Git community has disclosed a serious security vulnerability in Git that can lead to arbitrary code execution.  TOP STORIES Over 500 extensions in the VSTS/TFS marketplace –... Read More

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DevOps Self Assessment from DORA, ITRev and MS

Nicole Forsgren, Gene Kim, participants of the DevOps Enterprise Forum and I collaborated on a free starter self-assessment for your team’s DevOps performance. It’s now available at As input, we used the research from the State of DevOps Reports (presented by DORA and Puppet) that Nicole has been leading for years, in addition to the... Read More