Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Quick Edit Code in VSO

Quick code editing in Visual Studio Online is a newly added feature with latest release. You can edit code check-in without opening Visual Studio. This is really useful to do a quick fix to your code just with a browser.
Let me show you how you could do this.
Explore a team project source code in VSO Web Portal and click on a file.
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Click on edit will load the edit mode.
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Add comments and check in (undo check out also possible)
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Changeset can be viewed and file changes can be compared.
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It is possible to add new files, upload new files and rename files as well.
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Note: Code in above green box is manually added by me :).
You will find this feature is really useful to do quick fixes to code from wherever you are and whatever the device you use as long as you have a browser that can run VSO.
Currently this feature is not available for TFS on premise (2013.4), but will be available with a future update.

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