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Services for teams to share code, track work, and ship software

  • Pros

  • Git support
  • Configurable quality gates
  • Good Azure integration
  • Rich CI/CD capabilities
  • Flexible work item tracking
  • Hosted and self-hosted build agents
  • Version controlled pipeline definitions
  • Free version available
  • Cons

  • Future unclear with GitHub acquisition

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The importance of specific & immutable dependency versions

The importance of specific & immutable dependency versions

Mike Larah

This post describes the reasons for choosing specific & immutable dependency versions in your software.
Streamline .NET Dependency Management with NuGet Meta Packages

Streamline .NET Dependency Management with NuGet Meta Packages

James Dawson

Creating meta/virtual NuGet packages to encapsulate frequently used collections of dependencies can be an effective way to both simplify their consumption as well as streamline the process of integrating and testing new versions using tools like Dependabot.
Why Power BI developers should care about the new read/write XMLA endpoint

Why Power BI developers should care about the new read/write XMLA endpoint

James Broome

Whilst "read/write XMLA endpoint" might seem like a technical mouthful, its addition to Power BI is a significant milestone in the strategy of bringing Power BI and Analysis Services closer together. As well as closing the gap between IT-managed workloads and self-service BI, it presents a number of new opportunities for Power BI developers in terms of tooling, process and integrations. This post highlights some of the key advantages of this new capability and what they mean for the Power BI developer.