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Building an Integration with Visual Studio Team Services API

by Patrick Neborg

Visual Studio's Team Service is widely-used for teams to organize work items and source code management. This course will teach you how to integrate Visual Studio's Team Service within your custom tools and web applications utilizing its REST API.

What you'll learn

Visual Studio Team Service and even Team Foundation Server on premise provide a great deal of features and capabilities out of the box. In this course, Building an Integration with Visual Studio Team Services API, it is very advantageous for you to be able to integrate Visual Studio Team Services features and capabilities directly into your own development team's custom tools and web applications. You will learn how to authenticate with Visual Studio Team Service's API using basic authentication and OAuth 2.0. You will be able to use the rich API provided by Microsoft for Visual Studio Team Service and even Team Foundation server to expand your team's software development life cycle by accessing and updating team, project, and source code metadata kept within Visual Studio Team Services. When you are finished with this course, you will have constructed an API integration framework utilizing Asp.Net MVC that your team can use to directly interact with teams and projects, work items, source code management of both Git and Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC), and test management.

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About the author

Patrick has over 20 years experience implementing SOA solutions that utilize both web and desktop clients primarily using Microsoft's development technology stack. Currently, he utilizes C# and JScript along with T-SQL/LINQ and has previously worked extensively with other technologies such as VB.NET and WCF. In addition to implementing client specified solutions, Patrick implements Agile process based solutions utilizing Team Foundation Server (TFS). Over time he has taken on various technical ... more

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