February update for Azure IoT Edge


The February update for Azure IoT Edge includes improvements to the runtime:

  • Python: Azure IoT Edge modules can now be written in Python through the client and service SDKs.
  • Edge CLI: The Azure IoT extension for Azure CLI now allows programmatic management of IoT Edge solutions in addition to the existing Azure portal experience.
  • Protocol choice: Users can now configure the runtime to use AMQP or AMQP over WebSockets for communication with Azure IoT Hub.
  • Bug fixes: Multiple issues have been resolved, including fixes for the "could not find file 'C:\app\backup.json' exception" error and the bug that caused edge devices to appear as disconnected in the Azure portal.

The Azure IoT Edge extension for VS Code has been updated to:

  • Create, update, and delete IoT Edge devices and modules.
  • View module twins.

The following articles have been published:

Code for the temperature sensor module used in the quickstarts and tutorials is now on GitHub.


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