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May 2020

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.

  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
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.

  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
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
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
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
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
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 Service
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
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
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System

April 2020

20 Apr

Azure Sphere 20.04 Update 1 is now available for compatibility testing

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Sphere 20.04 Update 1 will replace Azure Sphere 20.04 for compatibility testing in the evaluation feed. This update fixes a bug that was reported by customers during the initial Retail Evaluation period.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
17 Apr

Azure Support API is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Create and manage Azure support tickets programmatically

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
10 Apr

Java - Codeless application monitoring with Azure Monitor Application Insights in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Monitor Java applications in any environment without changing the code with Azure Monitor Application Insights. A preview of the new codeless Java agent is now available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
8 Apr

Azure Sphere update 20.04 is now available for compatibility testing

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Sphere update 20.04 is now available via the retail evaluation feed, which is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use it to verify production-signed applications against the new release before it's deployed broadly via the retail feed.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
4 Apr

Azure IoT SDK for Python—Significant connection resiliency improvements now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new version of Azure IoT Python SDK v2 is now available that focuses on improved connection resiliency of the underlying MQTT protocol layer.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • SDK and Tools
2 Apr

New Azure RTOS Collaborations with Semiconductor Industry Leaders

IN PREVIEW

Embedded developers can now access reliable, real-time performance for resource-constrained devices and seamless integration to Azure IoT. STMicroelectronics, Renesas, Qualcomm, NXP and Microchip will offer development kits featuring Azure RTOS.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Security Center
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
2 Apr

Azure Kinect DK is now available in Japan, Germany and the UK

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kinect DK, a developer kit with advanced AI sensors for building sophisticated computer vision and speech models, is now available in Japan, Germany and the UK.

  • Kinect DK
  • SDK and Tools

March 2020

27 Mar

Filesystem SDKs for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 Python, .NET, Java and JS filesystem SDKs are now generally available in all Azure regions.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • SDK and Tools
26 Mar

Azure SDKs General Availability - March 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Additional libraries for working with Azure services are now generally available.

  • Event Hubs
  • Key Vault
  • App Configuration
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
20 Mar

Updates to .NET implementation support in latest Azure IoT C# SDK release

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure IoT C# SDK release includes two notable updates to .NET implementation support.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • SDK and Tools
19 Mar

Native Mongo shell on Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute Mongo database commands directly on top of your database account using the native Mongo shell in the Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
13 Mar

Azure Service Fabric 7.0 fourth refresh release is now rolling out

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Service Fabric 7.0 fourth refresh release, which includes bug fixes and performance enhancements for standalone and Azure environments, has started rolling out to various Azure regions.

  • Service Fabric
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
12 Mar

Azure Monitor Application Insights now supports Python

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor now supports distributed tracing, metric collection and logging of Python applications through integration with OpenCensus.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features

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