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    November 2018

    Nov 14

    Azure JavaScript libraries preview release

    The first preview release of the Azure JavaScript libraries is now available.

    • Azure Resource Manager
    • SDKs
    • SDK and Tools
    Nov 12

    Azure CLI support for Azure Database for MySQL read replicas

    You can now create and manage read replicas by using the Azure CLI.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Nov 5

    Upcoming Azure Sphere 18.11 release

    We plan to publish the 18.11 release of Azure Sphere during the week of November 12. This release includes substantial investments in our security infrastructure, and it incorporates user feedback.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    October 2018

    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
    Oct 19

    Deprecating older versions of the Azure API Management REST API

    Older versions of the Azure API Management REST API are being deprecated and will be retired on October 1, 2019.

    • API Management
    • Features
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    Oct 4

    PHP minor version update for November 2018

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

    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    September 2018

    Sep 26

    Preview of AzureRM.Automation cmdlets

    We have released a preview version of the AzureRM.Automation cmdlets. This version contains new cmdlets for the Update Management and Source Control features.

    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    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.

    • Event Hubs
    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Sep 10

    General availability: Event Hubs for Go

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

    • Event Hubs
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Sep 4

    General availability: Event Hubs for Python

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

    • Event Hubs
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    August 2018

    Aug 14

    Azure Functions Runtime 2.0 breaking changes

    The upcoming release of the Azure Functions Runtime 2.0 introduces some major improvements, but some of these changes will cause breaks to existing apps deployed with the v2 runtime.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    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.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    July 2018

    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.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    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.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Jul 16

    Public preview: Speech SDK 0.5.0 for Cognitive Services

    Version 0.5.0 of the Speech SDK for Cognitive Services has been released with support for UWP, .NET Standard, and Java; feature updates; and bug fixes.

    • Cognitive Services
    • SDK and Tools
    Jul 13

    Azure Functions Runtime x Preview—breaking change for HttpTrigger for Java

    A new version of the Azure Functions Runtime will be deployed soon. It uses the latest version of Azure Java Functions Library v1.0.0-beta-5, which has breaking changes that affect HttpTrigger Java functions.

    • Azure Functions
    • SDK and Tools
    Jul 9

    Public preview: Azure SQL Data Warehouse extension for SQL Operations Studio

    The Azure SQL Data Warehouse extension for SQL Operations Studio is in preview.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    June 2018

    Jun 7

    Cognitive Services Speech SDK June 2018 update

    Cognitive Services Speech SDK 0.4.0 has been released with additional functionalities of audio input stream support and detailed output format support, along with bug fixes.

    • Cognitive Services
    • SDK and Tools

    May 2018

    May 30

    General availability: Soft delete for Azure Storage blobs

    Soft delete for Azure Storage is available in all regions for public, government, and sovereign clouds.

    • Storage Accounts
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    May 11

    June 2018 version updates to PHP

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

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

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