Team Services notifications on HipChat

Last Update: 3/6/2017

Post messages to a room in HipChat in response to events from Visual Studio Team Services. For example, when code is pushed, or a build occurs.

Get a HipChat authorization token

  1. If you don't have a HipChat account, get one here.

  2. In HipChat, get a room token.

    Create the token

  3. Copy the token.

    Copy the token

Post a message to a room

  1. Open the admin page for the team project in Visual Studio Team Services.

  2. On the Service Hooks tab, create a subscription.

    Create a service hook

  3. Choose HipChat.

    Select service dialog, HipChat selected

  4. Configure the Visual Studio Team Services event that you want to post a message in HipChat.

    Configure the event

  5. Tell HipChat what to do when the event occurs.

    Configure the action

  6. Test the service hook subscription and finish the wizard.

    Test it

Now the messages are setup. Go to HipChat and see the messages appear.

HipChat room

Q & A

Q: Can I programmatically create subscriptions?

A: Yes, see details here.

Q: Where can I get more information about HipChat?

A: At hipchat.com.