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November 2019

Nov 25

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

Target retirement date: November 25, 2019

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
  • Features
  • Retirements

May 2019

May 6

Azure Quickstart Center enables new customers to build cloud projects with confidence

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Quickstart Center within the Azure portal enables new customers to use the self-guided approach to build cloud projects and accelerate deployment with ease.

  • Web Apps
  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services

August 2018

Aug 8

.NET Framework 4.7.2 update coming to Azure App Service apps

The .NET Framework 4.7.2 update is scheduled to deploy to Azure App Service apps gradually during September 2018.

  • App Service
  • Mobile Services
  • Azure Functions
  • Web Apps
  • Services

June 2018

Jun 18

New App Service apps deployed with TLS 1.2 by default from June 30

Starting June 30, all new apps in Azure App Service will be created with TLS 1.2 by default.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Web Apps
  • Compliance

May 2017

May 10

Introducing the Azure app (preview)

IN PREVIEW

With the Azure mobile app, you can check status and critical metrics of your Azure resources, get notifications and alerts, and perform simple operations to resolve common issues.

  • Alerts
  • API Management
  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
  • Logic Apps
  • Content Delivery Network
  • Cloud Services
  • HDInsight
  • Scheduler
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Azure DevOps
  • Web Apps
  • Management

February 2017

Feb 6

Announcing the new Azure Marketplace experience

The new Azure Marketplace experience will help you discover and deploy products, deep dive for more info, and get hands-on experience.

  • HDInsight
  • Marketplace
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • Web Apps
  • Features
  • Gallery
  • Services

January 2017

Jan 30

Web Apps available only in the Azure portal from February 14

Starting February 14, 2017, the Web Apps feature of Azure App Service will be available only in the Azure portal.

  • App Service
  • Web Apps
  • Compliance

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