Microsoft has unveiled its revamped version of Microsoft's Visual Studio Team Services, Azure DevOps, a platform offering an all-in-one platform for software development teams.
Azure DevOps integrates various open-source development services to use through any platform and cloud, enabling developers the opportunity to create apps efficiently. Services offered on Azure DevOps include Azure Pipelines for faster development and deployment of applications; Azure Boards that allows for tracking of workflow; and Azure Test Plans that provides a testing solution.
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Jamie Cool, director of program management of Azure DevOps, said: "Azure DevOps captures more than 15 years of investment and learnings in providing tools to support software development teams. In the last month, more than 80,000 internal Microsoft users and thousands of our customers, in teams both small and large, used these services to ship products to you."
Microsoft's Visual Studio Team Services was a platform for application lifecycle management. Azure DevOps will aim to improve user experience and existing user will be automatically upgraded to Azure DevOps.
Cool noted: "For existing users, there is no loss of functionally, simply more choice and control. The end to end traceability and integration that has been the hallmark of VSTS is all there."