Azure DevOps is the new name for Microsoft’s Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), a set of collaborative development tools built for the cloud to felicitate the code build, deploy, release, test and manage process.
Azure Boards delivers great project management functionality that spans Kanban boards, backlogs, team dashboards, and custom reporting. By connecting Azure Boards with GitHub repositories, teams can take advantage of the rich project management capabilities. Azure Boards is an interface that lets to manage tasks, features, and even bugs that may be associated with project. There are three work item types:
Azure Boards offers a cost-effective, well-planned and interactive process for planning, configuring, tracking and managing projects proficiently in a Scrum agile framework. Azure Boards offers work assignments and status updates using a Kanban board. Moreover, Azure boards offers the ability to set team management, capacity and forecasting details through the life of the project.
Azure Repos delivers a best in class Git solution. With Azure Repos you get free private and public repos, social code reviews and code management. Moreover, Azure Repos is a service that lets you to manage cloud-hosted Git repositories for team project. With Azure Repos, you can develop unlimited Git repositories, support for file management, pull requests, and code search.
Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) are well thought-out by most to be the backbone of DevOps. Azure Pipelines is Microsoft’s cloud-native continuous integration infrastructure, allowing teams to continuously plan, build, test, and deploy all from the cloud. Azure Pipelines can connect to all source code repositories, such as GitHub or Azure Repos, to grab code, review, tests, and artifacts for application delivery.
Azure DevOps Test Plan provides all the tools development team, need to effectively test applications, including create and run manual test plans, generate automated tests and collect feedback from users. It is a test plans suite for development team to plan, document, manage, and run all your test suites and test plans.
Azure Artifacts makes it easy to discover, install and publish NuGet, npm and Maven packages in Azure DevOps. It’s intensely integrated with other hubs like Build so that package management can become a unified part of your existing workflows for code management. We can share code across teams, and manage all package types like Gradle, npm, NuGet etc.
Azure Artifacts is Microsoft’s solution to package management. Initially available as a separate extension on Visual Studio Marketplace. Azure Artifacts is now pre-installed in Azure DevOps Services and Azure DevOps Server 2019, TFS 2018, and 2017.
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