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Jeff Bramwell, Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP, Vice President - Enterprise Architecture, Farm Credit Services of America

Jeff Bramwell, Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP, Vice President - Enterprise Architecture, Farm Credit Services of America

Jeff Bramwell is Vice President ? Enterprise Architecture with Farm Credit Services of America. He has over 20 years of software development experience and strives to follow the mantra of start simple and work your way up from there. He has been working with .NET technologies since the early pre-release days and taught C# at a local university for several years. Having a focus on Enterprise Architecture, Jeff co-leads the Omaha Enterprise Architects User Group and has presented at multiple user groups and conferences as well as co-authored the book Extending Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Online. Jeff is a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP and makes every attempt to post useful information on his blog at http://blog.devmatter.com/. You can follow him on twitter at twitter.com/jbramwell.
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Using REST with VSTS & TFS

Team Foundation Server (TFS) has been around for over a decade now(!) and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has been around for several years. One of the reasons TFS/VSTS has been successful for so many years lies in the extensibility model provided by Microsoft. VSTS/TFS provides a large set of capabilities out of the box but no platform can be everything to everyone. With a rich extensibility model, however, you can shape, mold and extend VSTS/TFS to suit your organization's specific needs. In this talk, we will cover the rich set of REST APIs that Microsoft provides for extending VSTS/TFS. We will take a look at the capabilities that are currently available as well as address some of the features that have yet to make it into the REST APIs. We'll take a look at some code examples and patterns that make it easy to integrate with the REST APIs so you can quickly get up and running with your own customizations. If you use VSTS and/or TFS on any level then you should join us!
Aug 5th - 10:45 AM
Aug 5th

Building Extensions in VSTS & TFS

Have you ever customized VSTS/TFS and made it do something really awesome that wasn't possible in the out of the box experience? Have you ever created something so cool that you'd like to share it? Maybe even monetize it? Maybe you have an idea on how to better the experience in VSTS/TFS but don't know where to start? In this talk, we'll discuss the various ways you can make use of custom extensions in VSTS/TFS. We'll talk about what can be customized within an extension and what can't We'll go over some patterns for getting an extension up and running quickly as well as some tips and tricks on debugging extensions and getting them deployed. If you're thinking about creating extensions for VSTS/TFS you should join us!
Aug 5th - 1:00 PM
Aug 5th
 
 

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