Build, manage and continuously deliver cloud applications—using any platform or language
Azure offers a comprehensive set of development tools for any developer, using any platform or language, to deliver cloud applications. Code with the language of your choice using a range of SDKs and take advantage of full-featured integrated development environments (IDEs) and editors with advanced debugging capabilities and built-in Azure support. Building, releasing, testing, and monitoring cloud and mobile applications is simple and reliable with DevOps tools which enable you to continuously deliver innovation using any toolchain.
Find the development tool you need
|If you want to...||Use this|
|Share code, build and ship software to any target environment with unlimited Git repositories, set up continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, and use agile work management||Visual Studio Team Services|
|Create cloud environments with quick setup, reusable templates, cost management and integration with existing toolchains||Azure DevTest Labs|
|Get actionable insights using performance management and instant analytics||Application Insights|
|Publish, manage, secure and analyse APIs in minutes||API Management|
|Automate the lifecycle of iOS, Android, Windows and macOS apps to ship apps faster||Visual Studio App Centre|
|Use SDKs for cloud application development, Azure CLI and a variety of other tools to easily manage and interact with Azure||Developer Tools and SDKs|
|Build fully native Android, iOS and Windows apps with authentication, offline sync and push notifications||Xamarin|
|Upload, download and manage blobs, files, queues, tables and Azure Cosmos DB entities from any platform||Storage Explorer|
Customers doing great things with Azure development tools
Major local search company develops ad service with open source technologies and ASP.NET Core in two months
"We’ve embraced open-source software. The interoperability of ASP.NET Core means my coworker can code in Visual Studio running on Windows while I use JetBrains Rider .NET IDE on my Mac. It’s easy to work together with our preferred development tools."
Online grocer delivers rock-solid user experience and cuts time-to-market
"Xamarin gives us a streamlined platform where we can use our C# developer expertise to build rich native applications for iOS and Android platforms with just one codebase."
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Roadmap for developer tools in Azure
19 September 2017
Azure API Management now provides developers with new features to manage the API lifecycle, extend additional capabilities to business applications, and more.
23 October 2017
We'll soon announce new functionality in preview for Visual Studio and Visual Studio for Mac with Xamarin Live Player, paired with an app available for iOS and Android. This will help developers to start instantly developing and testing their apps.
23 October 2017
Visual Studio Mobile Center will combine multiple services commonly used by mobile developers into a single, integrated product. You'll be able to build, test, distribute, and monitor your mobile apps, and then easily add backend cloud services to scale your app to millions of users on demand.