Announcing Continuous Delivery Tools for Visual Studio 2017

With the right DevOps tools, developers can run continuous integration builds that automate testing, analysis and verification of their projects, and streamline continuous deployment to get innovative applications into user’s hands quickly. Along with the release of Visual Studio 2017 RC.3 update, we released a DevLabs extension, Continuous Delivery Tools for Visual Studio. The current… Read more

Storyboard shapes extensions being deprecated from Visual Studio Marketplace

Starting today Visual Studio extensions are now being served from the Visual Studio Marketplace. Nearly all 10,000 + private and public Visual Studio extensions have been migrated to the Visual Studio Marketplace. As part of this change we are deprecating the Storyboard Shapes extensions which were for Microsoft PowerPoint. We will be maintaining direct downloads… Read more

Visual Studio extensions now on the Marketplace!

We launched the public preview of the Visual Studio Marketplace at Connect() last year. Since then we’ve added a lot of features and have seen great engagement from developers both building and consuming extensions. But there was always one major missing element in our catalog, and that was Visual Studio extensions. Today we are proud… Read more

Announcing Public Preview for Work Item Search

Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of Work Item Search in Visual Studio Team Services. Work Item Search provides fast and flexible search across all your work items. With Work Item Search you can quickly and easily find relevant work items by searching across all work item fields over all projects in… Read more

What’s trending on the Marketplace? Now you know!

Today we’re launching a new list on the VS Code home page to show case the top 18 trending extension on the Marketplace. By default, the list will show the top trending extensions in the week, but you can also see what extensions are trending in a day or month as well using the drop… Read more

Announcing General Availability for Code Search

Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Code Search in Visual Studio Team Services. Code Search is available for Team Foundation Server “15” as well. What’s more? Code Search can be added to any Team Services account for free. By installing this extension through the Visual Studio Marketplace, any user with access… Read more

Work Item Visualization is one of many productivity extensions on the marketplace

We are pleased to announce the latest update of the Work Item Visualization extension. It’s one of our first productivity extensions, enabling you to easily visualize work item relationships and traceability from requirements to code, to test cases, to releases. The update contains tons of bug fixes and these new features: annotations [1], saving [2]… Read more

Team Services September Extensions Roundup – App Stores!

Windows, iOS, and Android, oh my! This month the roundup focus is on app stores. Whether you’re building apps for the Windows Store, the iOS App Store, or Google Play, these extensions provide build & release tasks to automate many facets of publishing your app. Whether you’re releasing updates to a production app, upgrading from alpha… Read more

UrbanCode Deploy build extension for Team Services

We are pleased to announce the new Integrate with IBM UrbanCode Deploy extension available from the Visual Studio Marketplace for Team Services / Team Foundation Server (TFS). This extension allows you to very easily deploy your Team Services / Team Foundation Server (TFS) build artifacts to your UrbanCode Deploy server using the IBM UrbanCode Deploy Component Version… Read more

Publisher responses to reviews is now live on Marketplace!

In the two months since the launch of Ratings and Reviews on the Visual Studio Marketplace, we’ve seen great participation from our community. Well over 1000 reviews have been posted on the Marketplace already. But while we enabled a great way for users to express their opinion, the publisher’s voice was yet to be heard…. Read more