Visual Studio Online is now Visual Studio Team Services

Visual Studio Team Services

Services for teams to share code, track work, and ship software – for any language, all in a single package.
It’s the perfect complement to your IDE.

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Any team, any project

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Idea to app

Includes code repositories, continuous integration, bug and task tracking, and agile planning tools

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Any language

Work in Java, Python, HTML5, JavaScript, C#, and many more

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Any tool

Use Visual Studio, Eclipse, IntelliJ, or your own IDE or code editor

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Free benefits

Five users free, unlimited private repos, developer tools, training and support

What are Visual Studio Team Services?

Visual Studio Team Services

Cloud collaboration tools for teams

It’s not an IDE, it’s everything else. Visual Studio Team Services provides a set of cloud-powered collaboration tools that work with your existing IDE or editor, so your team can work effectively on software projects of all shapes and sizes.

Version control

Git, private, unlimited

Store and collaborate on code with unlimited private repositories. Use Git for distributed version control to maximize collaboration or use Team Foundation version control (TFVC) for centralized version control. Collaborate on code easily with pull requests and code reviews, while defining and managing permissions to secure your repositories.

Learn about version control

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Agile tools

Tools for agile teams

Kanban, Scrum, dashboards

Be agile, on your terms. Capture, prioritize, and track work with backlogs and customizable Kanban boards. Work items link directly to code to ensure transparency, and can be used to build rich dashboards for easy reporting.

Learn about agile tools

Continuous integration

Build, validate, deploy

Catch quality issues early with continuous integration (CI) builds that compile and test your application automatically after any code change. Use continuous delivery to automatically deploy applications or websites that pass tests.

Learn about continuous integration

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Languages & Tools

Languages and tools

Eclipse, Xcode, and more

Use your favorite language and development tool. Version control supports any language, as well as any Git client (including Xcode). Java teams can access code and work items through free plugins for Eclipse and IntelliJ – and run continuous integration builds based on config files from Ant or Maven.

Learn about tools for Java teams


Open and extensible

We make it easy to integrate your custom tool or third-party service with Visual Studio Team Services using open standards like REST APIs and OAuth 2.0. We also support a set of ready-made integrations that can be easily configured from your account dashboard.

Learn more about integrating your app or service with Visual Studio Team Services

Enterprise Grade

Enterprise grade

Uptime, identity, data sovereignty

Built on the enterprise-grade infrastructure of Microsoft Azure, and backed by a 99.9% SLA, your data can be stored in local datacenters to increase performance and safeguard compliance. Support for Azure Active Directory (AAD) makes it easy to manage entire organizations.

Performance testing

Apps, APIs, web sites

Make sure your code can stay up and running with cloud-based load testing. Generate tests from regions around the world to simulate the scale of hundreds of thousands of users.

Learn about load testing

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Exciting benefits

Exciting benefits

Access to free tools and resources

When you sign up for Visual Studio Team Services, you’ll also get access to a broad set of free developer tools, Pluralsight training, Azure credits and more as part of Visual Studio Dev Essentials.

Learn more about Visual Studio Dev Essentials

Featured Customers


Shell Migrates to Visual Studio Team Services from Team Foundation Server

Shell’s story:

See how Shell adopted Team Services on an enterprise scale as they transform their business

Alaska Airlines’ story

Alaska Airlines’ story

See how Alaska is developing new mobile experiences using Team Services and Xamarin


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Team Foundation Server provides on-premises services for development teams to collaborate and manage software projects

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