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    September 2019

    Sep 6

    Updates to Azure DevOps and App Service improvements

    In the sprint 157 update of Azure DevOps, we added rollup columns to backlogs that let you track progress across work item hierarchies (for example, epics/features/user stories). We also added multiple improvements for deploying Azure App Service apps.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    August 2019

    Aug 15

    New enhancements to Azure Boards are now available

    Azure Boards has new items that can help enhance your experience. For example, you can now customize system picklist values such as severity, activity, and priority. In addition, rule support is now available for setting fields to read-only or required based on group membership. Finally, there’s a new extension that will allow you to create cascading picklists on your work item form.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    July 2019

    Jul 31

    Azure DevOps Roadmap update for Q3 of 2019

    The engineering team behind Azure DevOps is constantly at work delivering enhancements and new features across our services. We recently added new capabilities at an unprecedented pace for Azure DevOps. The highlights listed below are just a few of the new features coming in the next few months. Visit the DevOps feature timeline for a complete list.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Jul 26

    New Analytics reports and Azure Boards app available for Slack

    In the Sprint 155 Update of Azure DevOps, we are introducing new Azure Boards reports to make it easier for you to track important team metrics. You will see the new reports under the Analytics tab in the Boards, Backlog and Sprint hubs.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Jul 5

    Azure DevOps adds new features including bi-directional traceability between Releases and Jira issues

    We are releasing the Azure Pipelines for Jira app to the Atlassian marketplace. The integration adds links to Jira issues as work items deployed with the releases and allows you to view deployment details directly in Jira issues.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    June 2019

    Jun 21

    View linked GitHub activity from the Kanban board

    We continue to enhance the Azure Boards integration with GitHub. Now you can get information of your linked GitHub commits, pull requests and issues on your Kanban board. This information will give you a quick sense of where an item is at and allow you to directly navigate out to the GitHub commit, pull request, or issue for more details.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    May 2019

    May 23

    Filter by target branch in pull requests

    In the Sprint 152 Update of Azure DevOps, we added the option to filter pull requests by target branch, several new command line commands and an extensibility point to allow extensions to add syntax highlighting and autocomplete to the file explorer and pull request views.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    May 16

    Kubernetes integration with Azure Pipelines is now available

    You can now use GitHub identity to login into the Azure DevOps portal. In addition, you can take your GitHub repo all the way to Kubernetes using a YAML based multistage pipeline.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Azure Pipelines
    • Features
    May 6

    Visual Studio Subscription with GitHub Enterprise offering

    The native integrations of GitHub Enterprise with Visual Studio and Azure DevOps make it easier and faster for your development teams to adopt Git.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Microsoft Build
    May 6

    Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

    GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    May 6

    Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

    GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    May 2

    Azure Pipelines app for Teams, improved GitHub and Azure Boards integration: Sprint 151 Update

    In the Sprint 151 Update of Azure DevOps, we improved GitHub integration with Azure Boards by adding a GitHub Marketplace app to streamline the acquisition and configuration with your GitHub repositories.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    April 2019

    Apr 11

    Manage organization billing in Azure DevOps: Sprint 150 Update

    In the Sprint 150 Update of Azure DevOps, we added the ability to manage billing for your organization within our portal.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    March 2019

    Mar 19

    Azure Boards and Azure Pipelines GitHub Integration Improvements - Sprint 149 Update

    In the Sprint 149 Update of Azure DevOps, we added the ability to navigate to Azure Boards directly from mentions in a GitHub comment as well as support for Azure Boards in GitHub Enterprise.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    February 2019

    Feb 27

    Azure DevOps CLI preview and feature updates in Pipelines - Sprint 148 Update

    In the Sprint 148 Update of Azure DevOps, we added a new CLI extension that allows you to interact with Azure DevOps services by using the command line.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Feb 14

    Azure DevOps Roadmap update for 2019 Q1

    We updated the Features Timeline to provide visibility on our key investments for this quarter.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Feb 6

    NuGet, npm, and other Artifacts tasks support proxies - Sprint 147 Update

    In the Sprint 147 Update of Azure DevOps, we've updated artifacts-related Pipelines tasks to support proxies. Proxies now work in the npm, NuGet, .NET Core, and Universal Packages tasks.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    January 2019

    Jan 15

    GitHub Enterprise support and automatic GitHub service connections in pipelines - Sprint 146 Update

    In the Sprint 146 Update of Azure DevOps, we improved our GitHub integration with Azure Pipelines. The "New build pipeline" wizard can now create pipelines for GitHub Enterprise repositories.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    December 2018

    Dec 4

    Link GitHub commits and pull requests to Azure Boards work items - Sprint 144 Update

    In the Sprint 144 Update of Azure DevOps, we continue to expand the integration with GitHub. Now you can link GitHub commits and pull requests to Azure Boards work items.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    • Microsoft Connect

    November 2018

    Nov 14

    Draft pull requests and new work item text editor: Sprint 143 Update

    The Sprint 143 Update of Azure DevOps introduces a new work item text editor, draft pull requests in Azure Repos, and new features in Azure Artifacts.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

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