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    November 2018

    28 Nov

    Azure Blockchain Development Kit integrates blockchain with the best of Microsoft and Azure

    Connect any user interface, integrate with existing systems and simplify smart contract DevOps with the Azure Blockchain Development Kit, now available to the public.

    • Azure Blockchain Workbench
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    16 Nov

    Update 18.11 for Azure Sphere in public preview

    We are pleased to announce the 18.11 update to the Azure Sphere Operating System, Azure Sphere Security Service and Visual Studio development environment.

    • Azure Sphere
    • SDK and Tools
    14 Nov

    Azure JavaScript libraries preview release

    The first preview release of the Azure JavaScript libraries is now available.

    • Azure Resource Manager
    • SDKs
    • SDK and Tools
    12 Nov

    Azure CLI support for Azure Database for MySQL read replicas

    You can now create and manage read replicas by using the Azure CLI.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    5 Nov

    Upcoming Azure Sphere 18.11 release

    We plan to publish the 18.11 release of Azure Sphere during the week of November 12. This release includes substantial investments in our security infrastructure and it incorporates user feedback.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    October 2018

    31 Oct

    App Service sites running Python 3.4.1 being updated to Python 3.6.6

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

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    19 Oct

    Deprecating older versions of the Azure API Management REST API

    Older versions of the Azure API Management REST API are being deprecated and will be retired on 1st October 2019.

    • API Management
    • Features
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    4 Oct

    PHP minor version update for November 2018

    In November 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    September 2018

    26 Sep

    Preview of AzureRM.Automation cmdlets

    We have released a preview version of the AzureRM.Automation cmdlets. This version contains new cmdlets for the Update Management and Source Control features.

    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    20 Sep

    General availability: Event Hubs for Node.js

    Version 1.0 of the Azure Event Hubs package for Node.js is now generally available.

    • Event Hubs
    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    10 Sep

    General availability: Event Hubs for Go

    Version 1.0 of the Azure Event Hubs package for Go is generally available.

    • Event Hubs
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    4 Sep

    General availability: Event Hubs for Python

    Version 1.0 of the Python package for Azure Event Hubs is now generally available.

    • Event Hubs
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    August 2018

    14 Aug

    Azure Functions Runtime 2.0 breaking changes

    The upcoming release of the Azure Functions Runtime 2.0 introduces some major improvements, but some of these changes will cause breaks to existing apps deployed with the v2 runtime.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    3 Aug

    PHP minor version update for September 2018

    In September 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    July 2018

    26 Jul

    Public preview: Azure App Service support for Java SE on Linux

    Azure App Service supports Java SE 8–based applications on Linux, now available in public preview.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    18 Jul

    PHP minor version and Xdebug update for August 2018 in App Service

    In August 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    16 Jul

    Public preview: Speech SDK 0.5.0 for Cognitive Services

    Version 0.5.0 of the Speech SDK for Cognitive Services has been released with support for UWP, .NET Standard, and Java; feature updates; and bug fixes.

    • Cognitive Services
    • SDK and Tools
    13 Jul

    Azure Functions Runtime x Preview—breaking change for HttpTrigger for Java

    A new version of the Azure Functions Runtime will be deployed soon. It uses the latest version of Azure Java Functions Library v1.0.0-beta-5, which has breaking changes that affect HttpTrigger Java functions.

    • Azure Functions
    • SDK and Tools
    9 Jul

    Public preview: Azure SQL Data Warehouse extension for SQL Operations Studio

    The Azure SQL Data Warehouse extension for SQL Operations Studio is in preview.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    June 2018

    7 Jun

    Cognitive Services Speech SDK June 2018 update

    Cognitive Services Speech SDK 0.4.0 has been released with additional functionalities of audio input stream support and detailed output format support, along with bug fixes.

    • Cognitive Services
    • SDK and Tools

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