Over the last couple of years, I’ve introduced many customers to Visual Studio Online (TFS in the cloud). The two main reasons they want Visual Studio Online is that they love the portfolio management and Kanban features that are being frequently updated and they love that it is easy to give external vendors/contractors access without [...]
Have you been putting off upgrading TFS and now you’re ready to upgrade? Are you itching to take advantage of the great features in Team Foundation Server 2013 update 4? Are you excited to take advantage of the query-based chart authoring in Team Web Access? Do you want a better triage experience? Are you hoping [...]
Now that VNext builds are in Preview, you should be moving your build definitions over from the “old” XAML definitions to the new VNext definitions. Besides the fact that I suspect at some point that XAML builds will be deprecated, the VNext builds are just much better, in almost every respect. Why Switch? There are [...]
Part 1: Why Create a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Solution? Part 2: Storage Options with PaaS Part 3: PaaS Architecting: Designing Apps for the Cloud Part 4: PaaS Security (coming soon) Article by Colin Dembovsky Platform as a Service (PaaS) has some incredible benefits – no worries about OS updates, quick and easy scale out (as and when you need [...]
Visual Studio 2015 is seeing some major changes to its product line. With the release of Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio Premium and Visual Studio Ultimate will merge to become Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN. This means Visual Studio Premium subscribers will be upgraded to Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 and Visual Studio Ultimate subscribers will [...]
It sits there in the background humming right along, bravely weathering every build you throw at it. It hungrily stores your source code and caringly serves up work items and reports like your best friend. Team Foundation Server is the hub of your ALM activity. You use it, abuse it, and rarely have to excuse [...]
The latest news from VSO & TFS shows what a great agile transformation can accomplish.