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Using Sympli Versions with Azure DevOps

Connect Sympli Versions with Azure DevOps

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Written by Maria Merkulova
Updated over a week ago

Signing up with an Azure DevOps account

After you install and run Sympli Versions desktop application, then choose Azure DevOps as a Sign In option.

You will be redirected to Azure DevOps to authorize the Sympli Versions application to access your account.

Connecting your Azure DevOps account to an existing Sympli Versions account

In case you already have Sympli Versions account, go to your Account Settings and click “Sign in with Azure DevOps”.

You will be redirected to Azure DevOps to authorize the Sympli Versions application to access your account, and your Azure DevOps account will be linked to your Sympli Versions account.

Creating Azure DevOps-stored project in Versions

Projects in Sympli Versions look and feel like a regular folder, while under the hood it’s connected to an actual version control system.

To create a project, in a new project dialog fill in the name of the project. By default, your projects will be stored in your ~/Versions folder.

Select Azure DevOps as a service to store your files at, and choose a team (if any) to own the project. 

Working with projects

To start working with the project, open a working directory with “Reveal in Finder” option from the kebab menu on a project card.

Then, move your Sketch mockups to the working folder. Once you do that, you’ll notice that files now have a status indicators, which are described below.

File statuses

Publishing updates to Azure DevOps

First, you need to make sure your files are tracked. To do so, select a file with ? status in Finder, and in the context menu select “Add File”.

Then, provide some context on what this mockup is for or what you were working on and hit “Upload Files”.

Congratulations! Your mockup is now published, so you can collaborate on it with your team.

Sharing with your Team

Open "Members" tab in the project’s dashboard, and then click on “Manage in Web App”. At the moment, team management is only available there.

In the web app, you can invite new team members via email and set their access level (Read-only, Write, or Admin) using the “Share Project” button:

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