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May 2019

May 6

Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

NOW AVAILABLE

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
May 6

Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

NOW AVAILABLE

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
May 2

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

April 2019

Apr 11

Manage organization billing in Azure DevOps: Sprint 150 Update

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure DevOps

March 2019

Mar 19

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

February 2019

Feb 27

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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
Feb 14

Azure DevOps Roadmap update for 2019 Q1

IN DEVELOPMENT

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

  • Azure DevOps
Feb 6

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

January 2019

Jan 15

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

December 2018

Dec 4

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

November 2018

Nov 14

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

October 2018

Oct 23

YAML improvements in Azure Pipelines - Sprint 142 Update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Sprint 142 Update of Azure DevOps includes several improvements to YAML, new navigation for all users, a dark theme, and improved linking and attachments in Azure Boards.

  • Azure DevOps
Oct 1

Pipeline compliance and security validations - Sprint 141 Update

NOW AVAILABLE

In the Sprint 141 Update of Azure DevOps Services, you can now include compliance and security validations in Azure Pipelines. In Azure Repos, you can change the target branch of pull requests.

  • Azure DevOps

September 2018

Sep 24

Azure Policy for Azure DevOps

IN PREVIEW

Azure Policy integration with Azure DevOps is now available.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Policy
Sep 21

Pipeline container jobs - Sprint 140 Update

NOW AVAILABLE

In the Sprint 140 Update of Azure DevOps Services, you'll find a new way to customize build dependencies to your specific requirements with the introduction of container jobs in Azure Pipelines.

  • Azure DevOps
Sep 10

Introducing Azure DevOps

NOW AVAILABLE

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is becoming a set of Azure DevOps services. You'll start to notice new icons and names for Azure DevOps and each service within it.

  • Azure DevOps

August 2018

Aug 21

Migrate projects to the Inheritance process model: VSTS Sprint 139 Update

In the Sprint 139 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), you can now migrate Hosted XML projects to the Inheritance process model to ease customization.

  • Azure DevOps
Aug 6

Review summarized test results in VSTS Sprint 138 Update

VSTS Sprint 138 Update feature enhancements include a summarized view of test results that organizes related outcomes into a hierarchy.

  • Azure DevOps

July 2018

Jul 13

General availability: Azure DevOps Projects

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DevOps Projects is generally available.

  • Azure DevOps
Jul 10

General availability: Microsoft-hosted Linux and macOS agents in VSTS Sprint 137 Update

In the Sprint 137 Update of Visual Studio Team Services, we've removed the "Preview" moniker from our Linux and macOS Microsoft-hosted CI/CD agents and made them generally available.

  • Azure DevOps

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