The Microsoft ALM/DevOps Hands-On-Labs is a set of self-placed labs that will give you experience and help you get started with all the ALM/DevOps Capabilities that Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server/Visual Studio Team Services provides.

Recent News

DevOps for Node.js with Visual Studio Team Services and Azure

I am happy to announce that we have a new set of hands-on-labs for DevOps for Node.js with Visual Studio Team Services and Azure.

 September 14, 2017       Sachin Hridayraj       Link
DevOps for Java with VSTS

I am happy to announce that we have a new set of hands-on-labs - DevOps with Visual Studio Team Services for Java, that will give you a first-hand, technical experience on how you can leverage the Microsoft DevOps platform for Java development. Find out more

 September 7, 2017       Sachin Hridayraj       Link
Repackaged 2017 VM

We just realized that we missed to apply the right keys for Visual Studio 2017 in the VM. We have repackaged the VM with the correct keys for the products and have updated the download links with the new one. If you have already downloaded the VM, you will need to re-download them again. We apologize for the inconvenience!

 March 31, 2017       Sachin Hridayraj       Link
2017 Labs Now Available on TechNet Virtual Labs

We now have the Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 ALM VM Labs available on Microsoft TechNet Virtual Labs. If you do not want to download the VM locally, you can experience the labs right from within your browser. It's very simple - there no complex setup or installation required.

Click here to find out more information on system requirements and how you can access the virtual labs

 March 21, 2017       Sachin Hridayraj       Link
ALM VM 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 VS and TFS 2017. 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 from a browser or run it on Azure by uploading the VHD to your own Azure subscription. To find out more including download the vm, please check here

 March 15, 2017       Sachin Hridayraj       Link
Visual Studio Team Services Labs Available Now!

Labs for Visual Studio Team Services
We are also happy to share that we have a new set of hands-on-labs based on Visual Studio Team Services. You can use the ALM VM 2017 or any other machine that has Visual Studio 2017 installed to follow the lab materials. Find out more

 March 15, 2017       Sachin Hridayraj       Link