Interview with Aaron Bjork (Release Notes)

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In this interview, Principal DevOps Manager Donovan Brown interviews Principal Group Program Manager Aaron Bjork about how the release notes for VSTS are generated for each release.

[00:50] Set the stage
[01:15] Release Notes Page
[02:14] How are they created
[02:40] DoD
[03:12] Not everything requires release notes
[03:53] Feature Flags!
[04:40] Release notes in action
[05:04] Delivery Plans
[06:19] When do we set the flag?
[06:52] When should you write the release notes?
[08:45] How do you find all the release notes?
[09:35] Sprint mails
[11:20] The query of items needing release notes
[12:10] Bringing it all together with Markdown
[13:42] Pull requests
[15:45] Keys to making it work

Blog: DonovanBrown.com


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    DanRevell

    Great video, I love these ones that arn't overly polished and show real insight into how teams work. But my biggest take away is seeing Lauren Brose use a emoji on her display name within TFS. Brilliant idea!

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    NOOMand​FAI2018

    ok

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    Tarun Reddy

    An Off-topic Question, Is VSTS Built using C#.Net?

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    PerfectPhase

    Great video, would love to see more of these on how teams use VSTS to do day to day tasks.

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