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September 2018

Sep 20

General availability: Event Hubs for Node.js

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

Sep 10

General availability: Event Hubs for Go

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

Sep 10

Introducing Azure DevOps

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is becoming a set of Azure DevOps services. You'll start to notice new icons and names for Azure DevOps and each service within it.

Sep 6

Announcing general availability of Azure IoT Hub integration with Azure Event Grid

The integration will simplify the architecture and development of IoT applications.

Sep 4

General availability: Event Hubs for Python

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

August 2018

Aug 29

Azure API Management update August 28

Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

Aug 22

Azure DevTest Labs: Public environment repository in labs

We're releasing a public repository of Azure Resource Manager templates for each lab.

Aug 21

Migrate projects to the Inheritance process model: VSTS Sprint 139 Update

In the Sprint 139 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), you can now migrate Hosted XML projects to the Inheritance process model to ease customization.

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.

Aug 8

App Service Windows Container in preview

Windows Server container support in App Service is now available in preview.

Aug 3

PHP minor version update for September 2018

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

July 2018

Jul 31

General availability: Linux on App Service Environment

We're excited to announce the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment, which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment.

Jul 26

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.

Jul 25

Azure App Service support for Java SE 8 on Linux now in preview

Azure App Service now supports Java SE 8 on Linux (in preview). Java web apps can now be built and deployed on a highly scalable, self-patching web hosting service where bug fixes and security updates will be maintained by Microsoft.

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.

Jul 18

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.

Jul 15

Azure Maps unveils satellite imagery, batch services, and advanced geospatial functionality

Azure Maps is releasing satellite and hybrid imagery, dark gray-scale map styling, IP lookup service, batch services, and advanced geospatial functionality.

Jul 6

Azure Security Center update July 1

The Azure Security Center update on July 1 includes many features, including a redesigned overview dashboard and new security recommendations.

June 2018

Jun 27

US Government SQL Database storage add-ons GUID migration and name changes

Effective August 1, 2018, global GUIDs will break out into regional meters, which will affect names.

Jun 27

Application Insights multistep web tests GUID migration

Effective August 1, 2018, we’re making a change that will allow web tests to be paid with MSDN credits. This change will affect the GUID.

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