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A new Node.js IoT SDK LTS branch has been released offering customers a guarantee that they will benefit from any necessary security or critical bug fixes with minimal impact to their device’s stable code.
The 20.07 feature release contains new features for application development and tenant certificate renewal, additional promotions of beta features to long-term stable (LTS), and enhancements to improve stability and troubleshooting of device connections on Windows platforms.
The Azure CLI continues to expand with support for new Azure services. This release includes 23 new modules to manage as many Azure services.
The new Azure Embedded C SDK is designed to allow small and embedded devices, such as IoT, to communicate with Azure services.
The June 2020 release for the Azure SDKs include updates to these libraries: Cosmos DB (Java), Event Hubs, Azure Storage, and Text Analytics. Additionally, the following are now available in preview: Azure.Identity, Azure Search, Form Recognizer, and Service Bus.
A new release of the Python SDK v2 for Azure IoT is now available. This update fixes issues with reconnection logic.
Target availability: Q4 2020
Use Azure REST Quota APIs to manage the service limits (quota) of Azure Virtual Machines (cores/vCPU) and Azure Machine Learning (in preview). Take advantage of this capability to query current usage and quotas for the supported resources and update these limits.
The Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.06 is now available for evaluation via the retail evaluation feed. The release includes an OS update and an updated Linux SDK.
The Azure Service Fabric 7.1 first refresh release includes bug fixes and performance enhancements for standalone and Azure environments.
A new API version for Azure Monitor Logs resource provider, 2020-03-01-preview, is now available. This API supports new functionality like customer-managed keys (CMK), bring your own storage (BYOS), along with other capabilities.
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 Databases extension for Visual Studio Code, with support for Azure Cosmos DB and Azure PostgreSQL, is now available.
Send, receive and peek from queues, topics and subscriptions, now from the Azure portal (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.
.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.
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.
The App Service Migration Assistant tool now supports migrating containerized web applications from on-premises container images to App Service on Linux.
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.
Use PowerShell and Azure CLI filesystem semantics for operations on Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 filesystems, directories and files.
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