Announcement “Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 Update 2 RC 1 now available for download…” This blog post explains where you can download the update from and the list of features installed with the update…
Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 2 RC 1 is now available!
If you are a Visual Studio Team Services user, you would have seen most of the features for a few weeks at the very least. The big ticket item in this update is the availability of the new release management solution making its debut to on premise customers. Other updates are scattered across the product with bulk of investment in enriching the feature set in the Team Web Portal for dashboards hub, code hub and build hub.
The full list of features in the release candidate are listed below…
- Team project creation and deletion experience improvements
- New version of web-based Release Management
- Reordering cards on boards
- Deleting work items
- Global shortcut keys
- Dashboards edit mode
- Auto-refresh dashboards
- Build widgets in the dashboard catalog
- Work item query charts in the dashboard catalog
- @mentions and #ID
- Pull request widget
- Markdown widget lets you choose an existing file in a code repository to display
- Common identity picker
- Gated check-in for Team Foundation Version Control
- Version control web
- Support for Team Foundation Server extensions
- Keyboard shortcuts for Kanban board
- Build-related features and improvements
- Testing: new features and improvements
Can I install this in production?
This release of TFS is a “go-live” release candidate. Microsoft will support customers choosing to install it in a production environment.
Where can I download it from?
Hands on Labs?
The Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook just shipped and covers most of the features being released with Update 2. Learn more about these features using the 80 plus hands on labs covering walkthrough on implementing the user cases these new features best address…
Get a few free chapters here - Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook - Free Chapters
Book reviews - Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook - Reviews
Hope you enjoy the new features…
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