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List of available Azure CLI extensions

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cli/azure/azure-cli-extensions-list A complete list of officially supported Azure Command-Line Interface (CLI) extensions that are provided and maintained by Microsoft.
Published Date : Saturday, January 22, 2022

Azure AD built-in roles - Azure Active Directory

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/roles/permissions-reference Describes the Azure Active Directory built-in roles and permissions.
Published Date : Sunday, January 16, 2022

Azure Static Web Apps documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/static-web-apps/ Azure Static Web Apps allows you to build modern web applications that automatically publish to the web as your code changes.
Published Date : Friday, November 19, 2021

Quickstart guide to configure and manage your project - Azure Boards

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/boards/get-started/manage-boards Learn concepts in Azure Boards that help you understand how to manage your project.
Published Date : Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Get work items programmatically from Azure DevOps Services - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/integrate/quickstarts/work-item-quickstart Use REST APIs to get work items from Azure DevOps Services with queries in your own custom apps.
Published Date : Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Add a build or release task in an extension - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/extend/develop/add-build-task Add a custom build or release task in an extension for Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Manage Analytics views - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/powerbi/analytics-views-manage Learn how to view, edit, and delete an Analytics view for Azure DevOps
Published Date : Friday, October 1, 2021

Permissions and access for charts and dashboards - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/dashboards/charts-dashboard-permissions-access How to set permissions and access levels to view and configure charts and dashboards in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Monday, September 27, 2021

Add, rename, delete, and manage team dashboards - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/dashboards/dashboards Learn how to create, rename, and delete team dashboards, manage dashboard permissions, and add widgets to view progress and trends in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Stakeholder access quick reference - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/security/stakeholder-access Stakeholder access to common user tasks for Azure DevOps
Published Date : Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Review team delivery plans in Azure Boards - Azure Boards

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/boards/plans/review-team-plans Learn how to add, edit, and use delivery plans in Azure Boards to review multiple-team deliverables, rollups, and dependencies
Published Date : Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Create an Analytics view - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/powerbi/analytics-views-create Learn how to add a custom Analytics view for easy generation of Power BI reports for Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Friday, October 1, 2021

Add Markdown content to a team dashboard - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/dashboards/add-markdown-to-dashboard Learn how to add and configure the Markdown widget you add to a team dashboard in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Monday, September 27, 2021

Process customization and inherited processes - Azure DevOps Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/settings/work/inheritance-process-model Describes work tracking customizations supported by the inherited process model for Azure DevOps Services
Published Date : Thursday, September 17, 2020

Understand dashboards, charts, reports & widgets - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/dashboards/overview Learn about OOB charts, widgets, dashboards, & reports available to monitor status and trends in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Quick reference to dashboards, charts, and reports - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/dashboards/quick-ref An index of articles that explain dashboard, chart, report, and widget tasks for Azure Boards in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Add a widget to a team dashboard - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/dashboards/add-widget-to-dashboard Learn how to select and configure widgets that you add to a team dashboard in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Monday, September 27, 2021

Settings overview for Azure DevOps - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/settings/about-settings Overview of settings available to administrators for your team, project, collection, and organization in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Catalog of Out Of Box widgets you can add to a dashboard - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/dashboards/widget-catalog An index of widgets you might want to add to your dashboards when working in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Set permissions and access for work tracking - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/security/set-permissions-access-work-tracking How to grant or restrict access to work tracking tasks for Azure DevOps & Team Foundation Server
Published Date : Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Default permissions quick reference - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/security/permissions-access Default permissions and access to common user tasks for Azure DevOps
Published Date : Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Sample custom rule scenarios - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/settings/work/rule-samples Examples of custom rule definitions for inherited and XML processes
Published Date : Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Status and trend work item, query-based charts - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/report/dashboards/charts Learn how to add status, progress, and trend charts to dashboards from flat-based queries in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Monday, September 27, 2021

Work across projects FAQ - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/project/work-across-projects-faqs Get answers to common questions about working across projects in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Azure DevOps Feature Timeline

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/release-notes/features-timeline Azure DevOps feature updates roadmap, release notes, release timeline, and server build numbers
Published Date : Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Improve pull request descriptions with pull request templates - Azure Repos

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/repos/git/pull-request-templates Learn how to standardize pull request descriptions using pull request templates
Published Date : Monday, December 10, 2018

Azure Databricks platform release notes - Azure Databricks

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/databricks/release-notes/product/ Release notes index for the Azure Databricks platform.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Create new team, move from one team to several teams - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/settings/add-teams Learn how to add a new team to a project to scale your Agile tools in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Thursday, September 10, 2020

Security and permission management tools - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/security/security-tools-reference Learn about the available tools to manage security and permissions for Azure DevOps
Published Date : Monday, October 12, 2020

Create a project FAQs - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/projects/faq-create-project View frequently asked questions (FAQs), like creating a project and how to resolve various errors.
Published Date : Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Default work tracking permissions & access - Azure Boards & TFS

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/security/permissions-access-work-tracking Default permissions and access levels for tracking work tracking in Azure Boards & Team Foundation Server
Published Date : Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Configure or add a project portal - TFS

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/project/configure-or-add-a-project-portal How to configure a project portal for Azure DevOps
Published Date : Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Troubleshooting Excel workbooks integration to SharePoint - TFS

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/boards/backlogs/office/resolve-problems-excel-workbooks-sharepoint Learn how to resolve an error that occurs during the integration of SharePoint and an Excel workbook.
Published Date : Friday, October 8, 2021

Build and Release Tasks - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/process/tasks Understand Build and Release tasks in Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Published Date : Monday, November 29, 2021

FAQ - Azure ExpressRoute

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/expressroute/expressroute-faqs The ExpressRoute FAQ contains information about Supported Azure Services, Cost, Data and Connections, SLA, Providers and Locations, Bandwidth, and other Technical Details.
Published Date : Monday, March 29, 2021

What's new with Cloud Developer Advocates - Azure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/developer/javascript/whats-new-developer-advocacy What's new with JavaScript Cloud Developer Advocates (CDA)
Published Date : Monday, January 3, 2022

Improvements to Copy Dashboard

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/release-notes/2021/sprint-195-update With this update, We are excited to announce improvements to Copy Dashboard.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Azure DevOps Release Notes - Azure Pipelines Sprint 195 Update

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/release-notes/2021/pipelines/sprint-195-update See the Sprint 195 feature updates for Azure Pipelines, including next steps.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 16, 2021

jobs.template definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/jobs-template jobs.template definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.task definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-task steps.task definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

jobs.deployment definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/jobs-deployment jobs.deployment definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.template definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-template steps.template definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.bash definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-bash steps.bash definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.script definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-script steps.script definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.powershell definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-powershell steps.powershell definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.pwsh definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-pwsh steps.pwsh definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

jobs.job.strategy definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/jobs-job-strategy jobs.job.strategy definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

YAML schema reference

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/ Azure Pipelines YAML schema reference
Published Date : Monday, January 24, 2022

steps.publish definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-publish steps.publish definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.download definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-download steps.download definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

extends definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/extends extends definition reference.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 26, 2022

steps list definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps steps list definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.checkout definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-checkout steps.checkout definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.getPackage definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-get-package steps.getPackage definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.restoreCache definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-restore-cache steps.restoreCache definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.reviewApp definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-review-app steps.reviewApp definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.downloadBuild definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-download-build steps.downloadBuild definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

steps.saveCache definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/steps-save-cache steps.saveCache definition reference.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tutorial: Identify performance regressions with Azure Load Testing and Azure Pipelines - Azure Load Testing

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/load-testing/tutorial-cicd-azure-pipelines In this tutorial, you learn how to automate performance regression testing by using Azure Load Testing and Azure Pipelines CI/CD workflows.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Azure and other Microsoft cloud services compliance scope - Azure Government

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-government/compliance/azure-services-in-fedramp-auditscope This article tracks FedRAMP and DoD compliance scope for Azure, Dynamics 365, Microsoft 365, and Power Platform cloud services across Azure, Azure Government, and Azure Government Secret cloud environments.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Release Notes, 2019 RTW - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/server/release-notes/azuredevops2019 Azure DevOps Server 2019 Release Notes
Published Date : Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Cross-service integration overview - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/cross-service/cross-service-overview Learn about how Azure DevOps supports collaboration across all its services.
Published Date : Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Establishing an Environment Strategy - Microsoft Power Platform - Power Platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/guidance/adoption/environment-strategy Environments are containers that administrators can use to manage apps, flows, connections, and other assets, along with permissions to allow organization users to use the resources. This article walks you through important details about environments in Microsoft Power Platform and discusses recommended ways to benefit from proactively managing them.
Published Date : Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Sign in - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/signing-in-to-visual-studio Sign in to Visual Studio to Extend the Visual Studio trial period, Unlock Visual Studio, and more
Published Date : Friday, December 10, 2021

Use the .artifactignore file - Azure Artifacts

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/artifacts/reference/artifactignore Use .artifactignore to exclude files and folders when you publish Artifacts
Published Date : Wednesday, January 26, 2022

stages.stage definition

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/yaml-schema/stages-stage stages.stage definition reference.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Frequent questions about billing management - Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/organizations/billing/billing-faq Find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about billing for your organization in Azure DevOps.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Check out multiple repositories in your pipeline - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/repos/multi-repo-checkout Learn how to check out multiple repositories in your pipeline
Published Date : Friday, April 9, 2021

Customize your pipeline - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/customize-pipeline Step-by-step tutorial to customize a pipeline
Published Date : Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Define YAML resources for Azure Pipelines - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/process/resources Learn how to define YAML resources that can be consumed anywhere in your pipelines.
Published Date : Saturday, August 28, 2021

Run any tests in parallel - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/test/parallel-testing-vstest Continuous testing. Speed up testing by running tests in parallel using Visual Studio Test task.
Published Date : Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Download Pipeline Artifacts task - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/tasks/utility/download-pipeline-artifact Download Pipeline Artifacts task to download pipeline artifacts from earlier stages in this pipeline, or from another pipeline
Published Date : Monday, October 18, 2021

Agents pools - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/agents/pools-queues Learn about organizing agents into pools for builds and releases in Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server
Published Date : Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Learn how to start using Azure DevOps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/get-started/ Start using Azure DevOps to collaborate on code, build and deploy apps, or plan and track work.
Published Date : Monday, September 30, 2019

Azure DevOps documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/ Collaborate on software development through source control, work tracking, and continuous integration and delivery, both on-premises and in the cloud!
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Azure CLI sample for Azure Pipelines and variable groups - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/scripts/cli/pipeline-variable-group-secret-nonsecret-variables Azure CLI sample for accessing secret and nonsecret variables from a variable group in an Azure Pipeline. This sample uses the azure-devops extension.
Published Date : Thursday, May 20, 2021

Build GitHub repositories - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/repos/github Using a GitHub repository with Azure Pipelines
Published Date : Monday, November 2, 2020

Demands - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/process/demands Configure custom demands for your pipeline in Azure Pipelines, Azure DevOps Server, or Team Foundation Server.
Published Date : Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Build and test Python apps - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/ecosystems/python Automatically build and test Python apps with Azure Pipelines
Published Date : Thursday, December 23, 2021

Create your first pipeline - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/create-first-pipeline Create your first pipeline in Azure Pipelines, Azure DevOps, & Team Foundation Server
Published Date : Thursday, September 2, 2021

Deploy Jenkins CI builds - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/release/integrate-jenkins-pipelines-cicd Set up continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) for your apps using Jenkins and Azure Pipelines
Published Date : Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Multi-stage pipelines user experience - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/get-started/multi-stage-pipelines-experience Learn how to navigate using the multi-stage pipelines user interface
Published Date : Friday, May 7, 2021

Build Azure Repos Git repositories - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/repos/azure-repos-git Using an Azure Repos Git repository with Azure Pipelines
Published Date : Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Migrate from Jenkins to Azure Pipelines - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/migrate/from-jenkins How to migrate from Jenkins to Azure Pipelines
Published Date : Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Task groups in Azure Pipelines and TFS (classic) - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/library/task-groups Understand Task Groups in Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Published Date : Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Set pipeline permissions - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/policies/permissions Understand how permissions and roles are used to securely manage Azure Pipelines.
Published Date : Thursday, March 11, 2021

Jobs in Azure Pipelines and TFS - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/process/phases Understand jobs in Azure Pipelines, Azure DevOps Server, and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Published Date : Thursday, September 23, 2021

Run Git commands in a script - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/scripts/git-commands Learn how you can run a Git command in a build script for your workflow by using Azure Pipelines or Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Published Date : Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Troubleshoot pipeline runs - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/troubleshooting/troubleshooting Learn how to troubleshoot pipeline runs in Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server.
Published Date : Friday, February 12, 2021

Deploy to a Linux VM - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/ecosystems/deploy-linux-vm Deploy a web application to a web server on a Linux VM with an environment.
Published Date : Thursday, December 30, 2021

Build, test, and deploy .NET Core apps - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/ecosystems/dotnet-core Use .NET Core to build apps with Azure Pipelines, Azure DevOps, & Team Foundation Server.
Published Date : Monday, December 27, 2021

Templates - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/process/templates How to reuse pipelines through templates
Published Date : Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Options for Git repositories - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/repos/pipeline-options-for-git Options that are available when using a Git repository with Azure Pipelines
Published Date : Tuesday, December 15, 2020