For those who were wondering what Microsoft would do with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) following its purchase of GitHub earlier this year, the answer is in. Microsoft is "evolving" VSTS into a family of Azure DevOps services.VSTS is Microsoft's service for collaborating on code development and deployment. It includes Git repositories for source control; build and release management support; tools for planning and tracking work; testing tools; and support for extensions to related services like Slack and Trello, along with various other Azure services.Microsoft's new Azure DevOps plan, disclosed September 10, is to start moving existing VSTS users over to Azure DevOps over a series of months. Users of the on-prem complement to VSTS, aka Team Foundation Server (TFS), will turn into Azure DevOps Server as of the next version of TFS. TFS users will continue to get updates based on features in Azure DevOps.Last year, Microsoft launched a preview of its first service using the "Azure … [Read more...] about Microsoft rebrands, repositions Visual Studio Team Services as Azure DevOps
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Microsoft today announced Azure DevOps, the successor of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS, formerly Visual Studio Online) and Azure DevOps Server, the successor of Team Foundation Server (TFS). The included services “span the breadth of the development lifecycle to help developers ship software faster and with higher quality,” the company promises. The rebranding is not exactly a surprise, given that VSTS is essentially a cloud service backed by Microsoft Azure. Each Azure DevOps service is open and extensible, designed to work with any type of application, regardless of the framework, platform, or cloud. Azure DevOps supports both public and private cloud configurations. As for pricing, Azure DevOps is free for open source projects and small projects (up to five users). For larger teams, the cost ranges from $30 per month (10 users) to $6,150 per month (1,000 users). Above: A developer using all Azure DevOps services together from the vantage point of Azure Boards. Azure … [Read more...] about Microsoft announces Azure DevOps, will succeed Visual Studio Team Services
News TestArchitect Makes Test Automation Simple for Oracle Applications By John K. Waters08/14/2018 LogiGear today announced that its flagship test automation solution, TestArchitect, now integrates with, and provides native support for, Oracle E-Business Suite applications and Oracle’s JD Edwards. TestArchitect is a functional test automation tool for Oracle applications, such as Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s JD Edwards, and Oracle Database. Among other new capabilities, this release provides new native automation support for Oracle Applications for web-based and Java-based GUI object recognition. “LogiGear’s partnership with Oracle will enable Oracle implementers, developers, support specialists, and integrators to have a turnkey method to test end-to-end delivery of Oracle implementations, upgrades, and cloud migrations,” the company said in a statement. The LogiGear product is based on what the company calls Action-Based Testing (ABT), which … [Read more...] about TestArchitect Makes Test Automation Simple for Oracle Applications — ADTmag
Microsoft is in the early planning phase for its next Visual Studio tool suite release, which will be known as Visual Studio 2019.But now that the company also is on its way to becoming the owner of GitHub, and so much of its tools work is done in GitHub, company officials are opening up early on some of what to expect with the next release for both Windows and Mac.Microsoft launched Visual Studio 2017 in March 2017. Officials are not yet saying whether Visual Studio 2019 will launch in calendar 2019; instead, they said they will say more in the coming months.In a June 6 blog post, Partner Director of Program Management for Developer Tools John Montgomery did provide a few general goals for the Visual Studio 2019 release. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft's goal is to make the next release faster, more reliable, better for teams, easier to use and easier to get started with. He added: "Expect more and better refactorings, better navigation, more capabilities in the debugger, faster solution … [Read more...] about Microsoft starts outlining its Visual Studio 2019 plans
By AppleInsider Staff Saturday, May 12, 2018, 05:26 am PT (08:26 am ET) New apps and updates to existing software are published in the App Store and other software marketplaces all the time, and keeping track of them all is an impossible task for most people. AppleInsider has gathered together some of the highlight macOS and iOS software updates and new apps that surfaced in the last week. This week's app highlights include the addition of ukulele lessons to Fender Play, the Green Kitchen vegetarian cookbook, Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac, Ring's Neighbors app, and a warning of table changes for Pinball Arcade. Gmail Gmail is of course Google's popular email service, accessible via many apps and the Web. The official iPhone and iPad app now includes a "snooze" button, letting users bury an inconvenient email or a message that isn't important, and allow it to resurface at a more convenient time. Users of Google Pay can also send or request money in messages, via a new option under … [Read more...] about App Roundup: Fender Play for iOS, Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac, Pinball Arcade, Gmail for iOS, more!