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    June 2019

    Jun 28

    API Apps Icon Removed from Azure Marketplace Web category in the Azure Portal

    The API Apps icon in the Web category of the Azure Marketplace has been removed from the Azure Portal. Since API Apps and Web Apps have the same functionality, the API Apps icon has been removed.

    May 2019

    May 29

    Azure App Configuration is now available in preview

    Azure App Configuration provides a service to centrally manage application settings and helps secure their accesses. In addition, it helps developers to ship code faster by being able to easily “flight” their features in production using feature flags.

    May 28

    Application Change Analysis for Azure Monitor is now in public preview

    Change Analysis public preview with integration into App Services Diagnose and solve problems tool.

    May 18

    Azure App Service Basic, Standard, Premium v2 Plans Resource GUID change

    On July 1, 2019, some resource GUIDs for Azure App Service Basic, Standard, and Premium v2 Plans will change as the global region resource GUIDs will break out into regional resource GUIDs.

    May 7

    New networking features for App Service Linux are now in preview

    New networking capabilities to enable Linux apps to access resources securely are now available in preview.

    May 7
    May 7
    May 7

    Azure App Service new full screen experience is now available

    App Service is offering a new, full screen experience that simplifies the application creation and publishing workflow.

    April 2019

    Apr 10

    App Service Migration Assistant for ASP.NET applications is now available

    Easily migrate existing .NET applications to Azure App Service with the new Migration Assistant

    Apr 3

    Public preview: Windows Server 2019 container support in Azure App Service

    Windows Server 2019 Container Support is now available in the public preview of Windows Containers on Azure App Service.

    March 2019

    Mar 27

    Public preview: Windows Server container support in Azure App Service

    Windows Server containers in Azure App Service are now available in public preview.

    Mar 15

    Azure Security Center update: Azure App Service recommendation improvements

    Azure App Service security recommendations have been improved to provide greater accuracy and environment compatibility.

    February 2019

    Feb 26

    Azure App Service - WildFly on Linux is in preview

    WildFly on Azure App Service on Linux is now in preview. Run Java EE apps on Azure and take advantage of the Azure infrastructure for security, and scalability.

    October 2018

    Oct 31

    Azure App Service Deployment Center now available

    Azure App Service Deployment Center is now available. The Deployment Center is a centralized overview for all the deployment methods supported by your app and a guided experience for configuring Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment.

    Oct 31
    Oct 31

    App Service sites running Python 3.4.1 being updated to Python 3.6.6

    Starting on November 12 and running through December 15, Azure App Service hosted on Windows will upgrade all Python sites running Python 3.4.1 to instead run Python 3.6.6.

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Public preview: Undelete for App Service

    The undelete feature in Azure App Service is now in public preview.

    Sep 24

    Azure App Service

    Azure App Service updates from Microsoft Ignite

    Sep 24

    Tomcat for Azure App Service on Linux now generally available

    Azure App Service on Linux now supports Apache Tomcat 8.5 and 9. Azure App Service for Tomcat on Linux allows developers to quickly build, deploy, and scale their Tomcat web applications on a fully managed Linux-based service.

    Sep 24

    Bring your own storage to App Service on Linux

    App Service now supports the ability for customers to bring additional storage accounts to their Linux web apps