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ALM VM 2015

September 28, 2015 | 4 Comments

Microsoft Visual Studio ALMVM 2017 - Available Now!

We are excited to announce the 2017 version of the Microsoft Visual Studio ALM VM - with updated versions, new application, updated and new hands-on-labs based on the new features and enhancements in Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2017.

We have also moved the ALM VM labs to a new site that we hope will simplify the navigation, search and overall experience for our users.

Here are the key highlights of the 2017 version:

  • Upgraded Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server to 2017
  • Upgraded to Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Office 2016 and SQL Server 2016
  • Replaced Tail Spin Toys application with Parts Unlimited
  • Brand new labs for new features in VS and TFS 2017

You can download the VM or simply access it on the TechNet Virtual Labs from a browser or run it on Azure by uploading the VHD to your own Azure subscripton. To find out more including links to download the VM and the Hands-on-Labs, please check out the new site at http://aka.ms/almvm


ALM VM 2017

We have started working on the ALM VM update to Team Foundation Server 2017  and Visual Studio 2017. This will be a brand new VM with new application, upgraded version of Windows and Office and more hands-on-labs. We estimate to complete the update and make the VM and the Hands-on-Labs publicly available by the 2nd week of March 2017.

If you have any questions, feedback or suggestions it would be great to hear from you.

Until then stay tuned!

 


Java Development with VSTS – Available Now!

Courtesy of our partner North West Cadence, a new VM dedicated to Java Development with VSTS is now available at https://github.com/nwcadence/java-dev-vsts 

This brand new virtual machine built on Ubuntu 14.04 comes preconfigured with all the software you require to run through the accompanying Hands-On-Labs. These labs will help you explore how the combination of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS),Eclipse and Team Explorer Everywhere allows you to leverage the Microsoft DevOps platform for Java development.

You can also watch this playlist on YouTube for short videos that intro each lab.

Thank you NorthWest Cadence!!!Java VM


Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 ALM VM available on TechNet Virtual Labs

The ALM VM 2015 Update 2 and the corresponding labs are now available on TechNet Virtual Labs - You can simply launch the VM from a browser or a windows client without having to worry about downloading the entire virtual machine.

Browse all the available labs by filtering Job Role by Developer from the left side navigation on the home page or check out this post for the links to the individual labs. Enjoy!!


Azure Quickstarts Hands-on-Labs

Thanks to my colleague Erika Ehrli - here are some quick start guides on Azure Tools for Visual Studio that will guide you on how you can easily build, debug, deploy, diagnose, and manage multi-platform, scalable apps and services on Azure with Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.

The labs cover the following topics:


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