Many developers are unhappy that future releases won't be supported on Visual Studio 2012 and earlier.
Data from TFS versions as far back as 2010 can be transferred.
The API integrates many third-party tools and cloud-based services using standard Web technologies.
ASP.NET vNEXT, Apache Cordova tooling also announced.
Giving a keynote presentation at the VSLive! conference this week, noted speaker Billy Hollis decried the "fixation" on unit testing, among other topics.
Microsoft's Craig Kitterman demonstrated cloud-based load testing and monitoring for applications.
Better debugging, support for Async are among the highlights.
Cloudera and MongoDB also announce the MongoDB Connector for Hadoop.
The problem appears to be related to the location of the setup executable.
Soon, devs will even be able to build a Windows Phone app on OS X.
Previous versions only covered up to .NET Framework 3.5.
The financial report shows Windows Azure and Office 365 with significant growth.
Microsoft yesterday announced its Database as a Service cloud offering is incorporating new Standard and Basic preview service tiers, along with new performance levels.
The deadline to install Windows 8.1 Update 1 has been extended as well.
A pilot program gives developers the chance to improve their apps' ratings.
Stealing new security certificates could be hackers' end game.
The installer was removed after Visual Studio 2010, and led to an outcry among developers.
Kendo UI Core includes the entire mobile framework.
The redesigned Web site focuses on Windows Phone 8.1 conversions.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella introduces Azure Intelligent Systems Service and Analytics Platform System.