back to article Microsoft App Center has been down for nearly a day, and no word on when it'll end

If you're wondering why Microsoft's Visual Studio App Center isn't working, it's not just you: The service's login portal went down yesterday a little before 2200 UTC, and as of writing - nearly 18 hours on - Microsoft says the issue still hasn't been fully resolved. Redmond has been mostly quiet on the issue, only saying that …

  1. An_Old_Dog Silver badge

    Programmers' Excuses

    During the 1980s and 1990s, the standard programmers' excuse for why they were having Nerf-gun battles and such was, "My program is still compiling."

    Now, that excuse is, "Microsoft's Visual Studio App Center isn't working."

  2. Howard Sway Silver badge

    "Barely anything works," one response noted

    Ah, I see you are new to the world of Microsoft.

    Better get used to it if you plan to stick around there.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Ah the Cloud.

    Wherein lies cloud cuckoo land.

  4. captain veg Silver badge

    Not working

    "If you're wondering why Microsoft's Visual Studio App Center isn't working"

    I wasn't. Never heard of it. Despite being a fairly intensive VS (and VSCode) user.

    Perhaps not coincidentally I also didn't have any unscheduled downtime today.


    1. werdsmith Silver badge

      Re: Not working

      Indeed, this is the first I’ve heard of it. I won’t be investigating any further.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Not working

        ChatGPT has to get all its original code from somewhere

  5. captain veg Silver badge

    "Barely anything works," one response noted.

    '"Barely anything works," one response noted.'

    Umm, welcome to Britain.


    1. druck Silver badge

      Re: "Barely anything works," one response noted.

      Umm, welcome to Britain Microsoft.


      Continuous Integration? Continuous Failure from the house of Bill more like.

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Reminds me of Bing being down

    and nobody noticed

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