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    May 2017

    May 11

    Xamarin Live Player

    We'll soon announce new functionality in preview for Visual Studio and Visual Studio for Mac with Xamarin Live Player, paired with an app available for iOS and Android. This will help developers to start instantly developing and testing their apps.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    May 10

    Introducing the Azure app (preview)

    With the Azure mobile app, you can check status and critical metrics of your Azure resources, get notifications and alerts, and perform simple operations to resolve common issues.

    • Alerts
    • API Management
    • App Service
    • Azure Monitor
    • Logic Apps
    • Content Delivery Network
    • Cloud Services
    • HDInsight
    • Scheduler
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Azure DevOps
    • Web Apps
    • Management

    December 2016

    Dec 12

    General availability: Package Management extension for Visual Studio Team Services

    The Package Management extension for Visual Studio Team Services is now generally available. It helps you move to DevOps workflows with continuous integration and delivery.

    • Azure DevOps

    February 2016

    Feb 3

    Changes to Visual Studio Online Professional and Advanced user plans

    Visual Studio Online Professional plans weren’t automatically converted to the new Visual Studio Professional monthly subscription on February 1, 2016.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    October 2015

    Oct 2

    General availability: Visual Studio Online Build and Deployment

    Visual Studio Online Build and Deployment service lets you author, queue, and monitor cross-platform builds on hosted or private build agents.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Services

    May 2015

    May 22

    Epic work item type added in Visual Studio Online

    There's a new Epic work item type. Backlog levels on work items are optional.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    May 22

    Visual Studio Online build system preview

    The new version of the Visual Studio build system enables you to run builds on virtual machines running in Azure and use public or private GitHub repositories.

    • Azure DevOps
    May 22

    Add fields to cards and Kanban board filtering

    Add custom fields to cards on the Kanban board, and filter the cards you see on the board.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    April 2015

    Apr 29

    Public Preview: Visual Studio Application Insights

    Development teams can gain insights into the performance, availability, and usage of their server, web, and mobile applications by using Visual Studio Application Insights.

    • Application Insights
    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings

    April 2014

    Apr 3

    Resource groups in Azure Preview portal

    Use resource groups to manage all of your application resources.

    • App Service
    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Apr 3

    Visual Studio Online is now integrated with the Azure portal

    Create team projects, view your Git and TFVC repositories, edit source code, make commits, view your builds, and continuously deploy to Azure Web Sites.

    • App Service
    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Apr 3

    First-of-its-kind Microsoft Azure Preview portal

    The Azure Preview portal radically simplifies the cloud—whether you write code, operate infrastructure, or manage finances.

    • App Service
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

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