Notifications and Campfire
Post messages to a room in Campfire in response to events from VSTS. For example, you can post a message when a work item is created or changed, or a build occurs.
Get a Campfire authorization token
If you don't have a Campfire account, get one here, and create a room.
Copy the token from your Campfire profile page.
Post messages to a room
Go to your VSTS project service hooks page:
Click Create Subscription.
Configure the VSTS event that will post a message in a Campfire room.
Configure the action with your Campfire account name, authentication token and room.
Test the service hook subscription and finish the wizard.
Now the messages are set up. Go to Campfire and see the messages.
VSTS doesn't charge for the framework for integrating with external services. Check out the specific service's site for pricing related to their services.
Q & A
Q: Can I programmatically create subscriptions?
A: Yes, see details here.
Q: Where can I get more information about Campfire?
A: At campfirenow.com.