More than once during the consultation, you ask me how you can see Azure DevOps “in action”. In particular, you mean the Boards section, task management and sprints. Today I have a tip for you on how you can use the demo yourself.
As part of the work on the Azure DevOps course (if you do not know what it is yet – sign up for the newsletter ), I needed a few examples of extensive projects, sprints, many tasks and bugs. I could have figured it all out myself – but I figured someone had to do something like that already. And I was right.
Azure DevOps Demo Generator
Just go to the Azure DevOps Demo Generator website
and log in. You will see the option to select a sample project that you want to import into your organization:
There are different types of sample projects:
After selecting the project, just set its new name and organization:
You can also agree to import the project repository (from GitHub). If you need additional plugins – just agree to install them. And after a while we have a ready project:
At the outset, you can already see statistics that I would not achieve “on foot”:
Pretty good, extensive Backlog:
Examples of real tasks:
And prepared iterations:
Additionally, there are several teams:
If you do not know how to manage a project in Azure DevOps – I encourage you to use the Demo Generator. It allows you to see in general what the arranged project looks like from the Azure DevOps side.
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About the Author:
I am a FullStack developer who has met Frontend and Backend and DevOps. After work, I run the programming blog https://programmer-girl.com/, co-organize the Wroclaw .NET User Group http://wrocnet.org/, run the opensource project www.devadventcalendar.pl and create a course about Azure DevOps https://kursazuredevops.pl/. Outside the IT world, I focus on my hobbies: board games and escape rooms.
Mularczyk, W. (2021). Azure DevOps Demo Generator. Available at: https://programmer-girl.com/2021/02/27/azure-devops-demo-generator/ [Accessed: 22nd April 2021].