Azure DevOps in Action
What is Azure DevOps?
Azure DevOps having a bunch of tools for developing and deploying end-to-end software. It has a very efficient capability to integrate with various leading tools used in software development. We don’t need to worry about language, a platform it supports most of it and provides you the ease of managing software development.
How Azure DevOps can help?
- Azure Boards:
You have to accept that while working on the project your team need various tool to manage their work items. Azure Board going to provide your team bunch of tools and services that manage the work for your software projects. With integrated reporting, customizable dashboard, managing your scrums meeting.
- Azure Pipelines:
This is the most exciting feature when it is an action that gives us the power to automatically build and test your project and provide it to other users as well. It flexible for any language or project type.
Azure Pipelines combines continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) to constantly and consistently test and build your code and ship it to any target.
- Azure Repos:
Manage your code with version control tools provides you trackability on every check-in check-out. Working as a team we always need version control for a project code. Its always good practice to implement it.Azure Repos provides two types of version control:
1)Git: distributed version control
2)Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC): centralized version control
- Azure Artifacts: With Azure Artifacts you can create and share Maven, npm, and NuGet package feeds from public and private sources with teams of any size. You can add fully integrated package management to your continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines with a single click.
- Azure Test Plans:
Quality is a vital aspect of software systems, and manual testing and exploratory testing continue to be an important technique for maximizing this. In today’s software development processes, everybody in the team owns quality – including developers, managers, product owners, user experience advocates, and more.Azure DevOps and TFS provide rich and powerful tools everyone in the team can use to drive quality and collaboration throughout the development process. The easy-to-use, browser-based test management solution provides all the capabilities required for planned manual testing, user acceptance testing, exploratory testing, and gathering feedback from stakeholders.
In the upcoming blog, I will describe our user story of how Azure DevOps helps us in project development, automating testing and managing work items. stay tuned and ☮