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How to Use the Azure DevOps REST API with PowerShell

Using PowerShell to call the Azure DevOps REST API is simple, yet very powerful. In my newest video, I will provide a detailed walk-through and demo of how to use the Azure DevOps REST API with PowerShell. In addition, here are handy links to some of the references I mention in the video: Azure DevOps Services REST API Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/azure/devops/?view=azure-devops-rest-5.0 Best Practices for Working with URLs in Azure DevOps Extensions and Integrations: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/extend/develop/work-with-urls?view=vsts&tabs=http Gist to…

Exploring the SharePoint Online Publishing Approval Flow

An extremely popular content approval feature has now been updated in SharePoint Online using the Flow feature set. In previous versions of SharePoint, you could empower more users to rapidly create content and then send it for publishing approval before the rest of the organization could consume it. This was a major shift by splitting the role of content creator and content publisher, allowing different people to create the content and different people to approve…

Better Organize Your Sites with SharePoint Megamenus

Good site navigation can make or break a website – be it a public website, intranet, extranet, etc. Effective navigation experiences present end users with a full picture of what is available on the site and allows them to quickly find what they need. On the flip side, poor site navigation can rapidly lead to end user frustration and poor user adoption. As part of their mission to modernize SharePoint, Microsoft announced the upcoming release…

How to Migrate Your TFVC Repository to Git

If you’re looking to migrate your TFVC repository to Git in Azure DevOps, then you’ve come to the right place. In the video below, I will be discussing: 2 options for migrating your TFVC source control repository to Git: (1) The Import Tool and (2) Git-TFS Command Line Tool Pros, cons, and limitations to each migration option Detailed demos and step-by-step walk-throughs of both migration options And as always, if you need help with your…

Microsoft Pushing Forward with SharePoint Modern April 1st

It has been announced that Microsoft will be removing the opt out option for Modern design within SharePoint Online on April 1st, 2019. If your tenant has been configured to use the Classic SharePoint 2013 interface using the opt out option, you will be switched over to Modern on April 1st. The Modern interface has come along way since it was first revealed and continues to improve at a rapid pace. There are new Web…

Free White Paper: Transforming Business Processes with Microsoft 365

Business apps are becoming more and more essential in the transformation and modernization of today’s organizations.  The goal of the business app is to empower process owners to combine data and processes to rapidly deliver a more tailored solution. And when you use the Microsoft 365 core business app creation tools – like Microsoft Forms, PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, Power BI, and SharePoint Lists – these business apps can be created with no or low amounts…

Learn What’s New in SharePoint Server 2019

Microsoft took a cue from the car manufacturers and released SharePoint Server 2019 in the fall of 2018. First announced for general availability at Microsoft Ignite, the SharePoint Server 2019 release was built on the same core platform as SharePoint Server 2016 while also incorporating many of the newest modern SharePoint Online features found in the cloud-based version of SharePoint. The release provides businesses with both compatibility for their existing installs and a path to…

How to Parallelize Your Builds with Azure DevOps

Ready to make your Azure DevOps automated builds quicker? In this video below, I will describe how to setup multiple agents to parallelize your builds for even faster pipelines. And as always, if you need help with your automated builds in Azure DevOps, just know that Imaginet is here to help. Our Imaginet Certified DevOps and ALM experts have been working with the Microsoft ALM & DevOps tools since they originated in 2005 and can…

Now Available: Azure DevOps Server 2019 RC2

If you are using Azure DevOps Server 2019 RC1 or a previous version of Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS), you can now upgrade to Azure DevOps Server 2019 RC2. Newly released from Microsoft this week, this new Release Candidate includes some new features to make your self-hosted Azure DevOps Server experience more streamlined for your team. With Azure DevOps Server 2019 RC2, you can now: Integrate your GitHub Enterprise repositories with your Azure boards Configure…

Modernize Your Meetings with Microsoft Teams Rooms

If you’re ready to transform your meetings and modernize your entire meeting room experience, then you are ready for Microsoft Teams Rooms.  Microsoft has a solid commitment to making Teams a complete meetings and calling solution, and as a result, they are rebranding Skype Room Systems as Microsoft Teams Rooms. Watch this short video from Microsoft to learn how Microsoft Teams Rooms will transform all of your meeting room experiences – from small huddle spaces…