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September 2018

Sep 24

Latest update to the Power BI service

The latest update to the Power BI service includes dashboard comments and Premium Capacity Monitoring app.

July 2018

Jul 19

Azure Content Delivery Network GUID migration and UoM change

You currently receive 1,024 bytes in every KB of data when you use Content Delivery Network. Starting September 1, 2018, you'll receive 1,000 bytes in every KB of data.

June 2018

Jun 12

Name changes and GUID migration: App Service Basic and Standard plans

The new App Service on Linux Standard plan (Basic, Standard, and Premium) is generally available. On July 1, 2018, GUID migration and name changes will take effect automatically.

May 2018

May 7

Name changes and GUID migration: Azure App Service on Linux Standard plan

The App Service on Linux Standard plan (along with Basic and Premium plans) is generally available. New names and resource GUIDs will be reflected in billing statements starting June 1, 2018.

May 7

Name changes and GUID migration: Azure App Service on Linux Premium plan

The App Service on Linux Premium plan (along with Standard and Basic plans) is generally available. New names and resource GUIDs will be reflected in billing statements starting June 1, 2018.

May 7

Name changes and GUID migration: Azure App Service on Linux Basic plan

The App Service on Linux Basic plan (along with Standard and Premium plans) is generally available. New names and resource GUIDs will be reflected in billing statements starting June 1, 2018.

February 2018

Feb 26

Visual Studio App Center

Visual Studio App Center will combine multiple services commonly used by mobile developers into a single, integrated product. You'll be able to build, test, distribute, and monitor your mobile apps, and then easily add backend cloud services to scale your app to millions of users on demand.

November 2017

Nov 16

Name changes: Visual Studio Mobile Center

Visual Studio Mobile Center is now Visual Studio App Center. App Center is generally available.

May 2017

May 11

Visual Studio App Center feature updates

New features have been added to Visual Studio App Center that empower developers to ship mobile apps more frequently, at higher-quality, and with greater confidence.

December 2016

Dec 6

General availability: Mobile Apps SDKs for Apache Cordova and JavaScript

We released the Mobile Apps SDK for Apache Cordova v2.0.0, and the Mobile Apps SDK for JavaScript. This completes the suite of mobile platforms that the Mobile Apps feature supports.

October 2016

Oct 12

Mobile Apps .NET SDK 3.0.2 released

Version 3.0.2 of the Azure App Service Mobile Apps .NET SDK has been released for people who are upgrading from version 2.x to get support for Android Nougat.

Oct 10

Azure App Service Companion preview

Azure App Service Companion provides the basic functionality of App Service in an experience that's optimized for your mobile device.

August 2016

Aug 18

Azure Mobile Apps SDK for Apache Cordova reaches RC1

The Azure Mobile Apps SDK for Apache Cordova is now at v2.0.0-RC1. This version includes better handling of conflicts for offline sync, plus bug fixes.

Aug 15

Improved support for Azure AD B2C in App Service

In a recent service update, we improved our overall support for Azure Active Directory B2C in Azure App Service.

Aug 12

Introducing a quicker Mobile Apps Quickstart

You can use the Mobile Apps Quickstart to create a mobile back end more quickly than you can by using the traditional Mobile Apps process.

July 2016

Jul 15

Azure App Service Authentication and Azure AD domain hints

When you're creating web, mobile, API, or Function apps for use by members of your organization, it’s often the case that you’re using Azure Active Directory and you want to remove the option to sign in with non-organizational credentials.

May 2016

May 12

Announcing Azure Mobile Services transition to Azure App Service

We're transitioning from Azure Mobile Services to Azure App Service. While no action is required on your part, please note that the management experience will change. You can choose to migrate before September 1, 2016 or wait until Azure migrates you.

April 2016

Apr 29

Mobile Apps iOS Client SDK v3.1.0 released

An update to the iOS Client SDK for Mobile Apps contains a fix to Azure Active Directory authentication and switches the SDK to use WebKit instead of WebView.

March 2016

Mar 14

Enhancements to the Azure portal

Various bug fixes and feature enhancements to the Azure portal.

Mar 14

Automatic discovery of custom APIs for Logic Apps

Logic Apps automatically discovers custom APIs with any type of trigger.

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