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    August 2019

    Aug 19

    General availability of user-assigned managed identities for App Service and Azure Functions

    App Service and Azure Functions support for user-assigned managed identities is now generally available.

    • App Service
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Security
    Aug 13

    Azure SignalR Service introduces Event Grid integration feature

    Announcing a new Azure SignalR Service feature that enables the service to publish client events to Event Grid. SignalR applications can subscribe and respond to these client events without the need for a dedicated app server for these events.

    • Event Grid
    • App Service
    • Azure SignalR Service
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 8

    Navigator now provides dependency mapping and change analysis in App Service Diagnostics

    Navigator is now available in App Service Diagnostics for Windows web apps. Navigator provides a centralized view of an app and its dependencies along with changes made over time.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 2

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from Azure App Service on November 11, 2019

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from the Azure portal on November 11, 2019.

    • App Service
    • Azure mobile app
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Features
    • Retirements

    June 2019

    Jun 28

    API Apps Icon Removed from Azure Marketplace Web category in the Azure Portal

    The API Apps icon in the Web category of the Azure Marketplace has been removed from the Azure Portal. Since API Apps and Web Apps have the same functionality, the API Apps icon has been removed.

    • App Service
    • Web Apps
    • Azure API for FHIR
    • Features
    • Retirements

    May 2019

    May 29

    Azure App Configuration is now available in preview

    Azure App Configuration provides a service to centrally manage application settings and helps secure their accesses. In addition, it helps developers to ship code faster by being able to easily “flight” their features in production using feature flags.

    • App Service
    • Virtual Machines
    • App Configuration
    • Services
    May 28

    Application Change Analysis for Azure Monitor is now in public preview

    Change Analysis public preview with integration into App Services Diagnose and solve problems tool.

    • Azure Monitor
    • App Service
    • Features
    • Services
    May 18

    Azure App Service Basic, Standard, Premium v2 Plans Resource GUID change

    On July 1, 2019, some resource GUIDs for Azure App Service Basic, Standard, and Premium v2 Plans will change as the global region resource GUIDs will break out into regional resource GUIDs.

    • App Service
    • Services
    May 7

    New networking features for App Service Linux are now in preview

    New networking capabilities to enable Linux apps to access resources securely are now available in preview.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    May 7

    Perpetual free tier offering for Linux-based applications on App Service

    There’s a new, free tier offering for Linux app developers.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    May 7

    App Service support for Java 11 (Linux and Windows) is now available

    App Service now supports Java 11 for both Linux and Windows

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    May 7

    Azure App Service new full screen experience is now available

    App Service is offering a new, full screen experience that simplifies the application creation and publishing workflow.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build

    April 2019

    Apr 10

    App Service Migration Assistant for ASP.NET applications is now available

    Easily migrate existing .NET applications to Azure App Service with the new Migration Assistant

    • App Service
    • Features
    Apr 3

    Public preview: Windows Server 2019 container support in Azure App Service

    Windows Server 2019 Container Support is now available in the public preview of Windows Containers on Azure App Service.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Operating System

    March 2019

    Mar 27

    Public preview: Windows Server container support in Azure App Service

    Windows Server containers in Azure App Service are now available in public preview.

    • App Service
    • Services
    Mar 15

    Azure Security Center update: Azure App Service recommendation improvements

    Azure App Service security recommendations have been improved to provide greater accuracy and environment compatibility.

    • App Service
    • Security Center
    • Features
    • Security
    • Services

    February 2019

    Feb 26

    Azure App Service - WildFly on Linux is in preview

    WildFly on Azure App Service on Linux is now in preview. Run Java EE apps on Azure and take advantage of the Azure infrastructure for security, and scalability.

    • App Service
    • Services

    October 2018

    Oct 31

    Azure App Service Deployment Center now available

    Azure App Service Deployment Center is now available. The Deployment Center is a centralized overview for all the deployment methods supported by your app and a guided experience for configuring Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment.

    • App Service
    • Services
    Oct 31

    Azure App Service new Virtual Network Integration capability is in preview

    VNet Integration capability with Azure App Service is in preview.

    • App Service
    • Virtual Network
    • Services
    Oct 31

    App Service sites running Python 3.4.1 being updated to Python 3.6.6

    Starting on November 12 and running through December 15, 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

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