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Build apps with best-in-class tools, your favorite open-source frameworks and languages, and a platform that supports a range of services and continuous collaboration and delivery

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Build innovative cloud apps

Drive impact by building cloud-native apps or modernizing your existing .NET and Java applications with Microsoft developer cloud. Watch the Microsoft digital and app innovation session.

Quickly get started with these resources

Get up and running in minutes with the Developer's Guide to Azure. Keep going with Azure Tips and Tricks blog posts and videos. Innovate faster and more securely with open source on Azure.

Get inspired by developer stories

See how Foyin Olajide-Bello started a community to help women all over the world learn how to use Microsoft Power Apps in this inspiring video.

Build on your terms in your favorite languages and frameworks


Build modern, scalable .NET apps on a cloud platform designed for .NET. Migrate your on-premises .NET apps to Azure App Service.


Build and deploy Java apps in the cloud using your favorite tools and frameworks.


Build Python web apps on Azure. Put AI and data science to work for your organization.


Host your Node.js apps on Azure and deploy your first app in minutes.

More languages

Choose from a range of languages and tools to build on your own terms.

Create and deploy better applications faster—with best-in-class tools

  • Visual Studio Code

    Edit, debug, and deploy to Azure with a lightweight yet powerful code editor that works with any language and runs on any OS.

  • Visual Studio

    Efficiently develop scalable, secure apps optimized for Azure with this integrated development environment.

  • GitHub

    Securely deliver software faster and automate code-to-cloud workflows with developer best practices and tools.

  • Power Apps

    Quickly build apps for any device and bring AI to your apps—with this low-code platform that seamlessly works with Azure services.

Azure end-to-end app development platform—featured solutions

Focus on building great experiences, instead of managing your infrastructure—with highly secure, future-ready cloud solutions on Azure

  • Get flexibility with a truly hybrid cloud platform

    Simplify complex and distributed environments across on-premises, multiple clouds, and the edge—with Azure hybrid cloud solutions. Bring Azure management to your entire IT estate and run Azure services anywhere with Azure Arc.

  • Build cloud-native applications in Azure

    Choose from a range of execution environments, fully managed services, and a comprehensive set of app development tools. Easily deploy containerized apps with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Create highly secure, resilient apps

    Isolate the impact of faults, security incidents, and upgrades using microservices, containers, and serverless functions to build your applications in Azure. Explore Azure Security Center.

Stay current and share ideas with the global developer community

Learn what's new

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Build your skills

Discover Azure AI tools, products, and services for developers.

Learn about machine learning tools for data scientists and engineers.

Learn how to develop apps with Visual Studio. Access tools, downloads, and tutorials.

Get started with .NET—a free, open-source platform for building all your apps.

Student developers—jump-start your career with cloud application development tools and resources.

Startups Hub. Explore how startups can get up to $150k in credits to access OpenAI GPT-4 on Azure.

Participate in communities

Join the Microsoft Tech Community to collaborate, share, and learn from experts.

Network with others in your area and with the broader Azure community. Explore Azure Tech Groups.

Find and connect with technical experts in your field and region. Search Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals.

Make your job easier with code samples, SDKs, and training

Code samples

Explore hundreds of Azure code samples and discover what you can build.

Azure architectures

Find diagrams, reference architectures, scenarios, and solutions.

Azure SDKs

Programmatically manage and interact with Azure services—using your language of choice.

Azure solutions

Create reliable, global, and more secure applications faster.

Microsoft Learn and certifications

Master in-demand technical skills in less than an hour a day for a month—then take your certification exam.

Build, Publish and sell through marketplace

ISV Success supports ISVs in building, publishing and selling software applications through a rich set of technical benefits offered as part of the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program.

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Azure events

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Azure videos

Choose from hundreds of product demos and technical videos.

Azure customer stories

See how developers are creating amazing results with Azure.

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