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Monthly updates for May 2020

29 May

Azure Text Analytics v3 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Text Analytics v3 with sentiment analysis, key phrase extraction, language detection and named entity recognition capabilities, as well as model version controls, is now generally available.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
28 May

Azure Databases extension for Visual Studio Code

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databases extension for Visual Studio Code, with support for Azure Cosmos DB and Azure PostgreSQL, is now available.

  • Visual Studio Code
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
26 May

Service Bus Explorer on the Azure portal is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Send, receive and peek from queues, topics and subscriptions, now from the Azure portal (in preview).

  • Service Bus
  • Service Bus Messaging
  • Management
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
19 May

Announcing .NET 5 Preview 4 and our Journey to one .NET

IN PREVIEW

Preview 4 for .NET 5 is now available, with general availability coming in November. This release continues the journey to unify the .NET platform across workloads and will provide developers more productive cloud native development.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
19 May

ASP.NET Blazor now supports WebAssembly

NOW AVAILABLE

ASP.NET Blazor, which allows developers to build interactive web UIs with C#, now supports WebAssembly. Build client-side web apps that run completely in the browser and run faster and with less memory than JavaScript.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
19 May

.NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) announced

IN DEVELOPMENT

.NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) will allow developers to build apps for any device from a single code codebase and project system, including desktop and mobile devices across operating systems.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
19 May

New Azure extensions for Visual Studio Code

NOW AVAILABLE

Two new extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available that make it easier to work with Azure—Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Resource Groups.

  • Visual Studio Code
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
19 May

Support for Linux workloads in the App Service Migration Assistant tool

IN PREVIEW

The App Service Migration Assistant tool now supports migrating containerized web applications from on-premises container images to App Service on Linux.

  • App Service
  • Web App for Containers
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
19 May

Azure Bot Service and Bot Framework updates for Build 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

See the list of enhancements and new capabilities designed to make chatbot development more productive, including the GAs of Bot Framework Composer and Virtual Assistant solution accelerators, as well as support for human hand-off scenarios.

  • Azure Bot Services
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
15 May

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 PowerShell and CLI are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use PowerShell and Azure CLI filesystem semantics for operations on Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 filesystems, directories and files.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • SDK and Tools
5 May

Azure Sphere update 20.04 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The 20.04 release of Azure Sphere OS includes new features to support EAP-TLS networking and certificate management. A single Windows SDK now supports both Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools

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