Visual Studio Team Services

Visual Studio Team Services (formerly Visual Studio Online) is a cloud-based set of services for teams to share code, track work, and ship software.

It has the following characteristics:

  • Source code version control (Git or Team Foundation Version Control – TFVC)
  • Backlogs (work items for bugs, features, etc.)
  • Continuous integration, build and deployment
  • Performance testing
  • Dashboards (Kanban, etc.)
  • Support for Agile methodologies (Scrum, etc.)
  • Support for many IDEs (Visual Studio, Eclipse, XCode, etc.)
  • Extensible (support for REST APIs and OAuth 2.0)
  • Free for up to 5 users


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