I'm incredibly excited this week to announce Azure DevOps to you - the next iteration of Visual Studio Team Services. It's a big deal for me and my team - and we hope for open source projects, too - so I've got a couple of links to it in this week's newsletter. Enjoy!
- Introducing Azure DevOps
Azure DevOps is the next evolution of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), providing Repos, Boards, Pipelines and more. And Open Source projects receive free CI/CD with Azure Pipelines.
- TypeScript at Google
I was incredibly impressed with TypeScript as I've been playing with it over the last few weeks. It's interesting to see how Google's adoping it incrementally within their services.
- Removing jQuery from GitHub.com frontend
A decade ago, jQuery was the obvious choice for DOM manipulation - it was easy to use and portable. But today it might not be needed, so GitHub has removed it.
- 7 Reasons Why Facebook's React Native Wins Over Google's Flutter
If you're looking for a framework to build cross-platform applications, which is better? Facebook's React or Google's Flutter?
- A GitHub App for VSTS Build
I decided to learn node.js and TypeScript to use Probot to hook up a GitHub app for my open source projects. A look at how to build a Probot app to work with Azure Pipelines.
- Catch the .NET Conf: Latest Updates and Tips
.NET Conf is a free, virtual conference co-organized by Microsoft and the larger community to bring you the latest in .NET development.
- Azure DevOps Launch
Another virtual event this week - this one focuses on the new release of Azure DevOps and all the new features coming to the users.
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