Cloud Computing


Azure Functions Now Supports Python

Azure Functions, Microsoft's take on cloud-hosted, serverless, event-driven computing, now officially supports the Python programming language.

Azure IoT Dev Tooling, Security Service Make GA Debuts

Microsoft-centric Internet of Things (IoT) development was bolstered with the recent release of Azure IoT Edge Tooling and Azure Security Center for IoT, both of which are now generally available.

Microsoft Bot Framework Boosts Python SDK for Conversational AI Apps

Updated Python functionality heads a list of enhancements to Microsoft's Bot Framework SDK, facilitating conversational artificial intelligence development for a number of application channels, such as Skype, Teams, Slack and so on.

AWS VS Code Toolkit Targets Serverless Cloud Development

Cloud development giant Amazon Web Services has made a new toolkit for Visual Studio Code generally available, especially tuned to serverless (Lambda functions) development.

Open Source AWS Cloud Development Kit Hits GA with TypeScript Support, C# On Tap

.NET-centric coders using Visual Studio can now ease their Amazon Web Services (AWS) development with the new Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), an open source framework for Infrastructure as Code projects.

Microsoft Revamps Azure SDKs for Java, Python, JavaScript and .NET

Microsoft is previewing a new set of Azure SDKs as part of a revamp undertaken as the cloud development platform has matured, allowing the company to better identify patterns and practices critical to developer productivity.

Microsoft's 3 AI Dev Approaches: Code First, No Code and Drag-and-Drop

As a prelude to the big Build developer conference next week, Microsoft has announced a host of new development features, many focusing on the Azure cloud and, in particular, artificial intelligence development with machine learning.

Amazon Cloud Updates Visual Studio Toolkit for VS 2019

With Visual Studio 2019 dropping tomorrow, the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio has been updated to support the new offering for those Microsoft coders who prefer to work with their favorite IDE in the Amazon cloud.

Azure AI Enhanced with Cognitive Services Updates

The Microsoft Azure team today announced several updates to boost artificial intelligence capabilities on the cloud platform, including anomaly detection and object detection in images.

Amazon Cloud Broadens .NET Core Choices for AWS Lambda Functions

Microsoft-centric developers working with the Amazon cloud platform now have more .NET Core choices to handle their AWS Lambda functions for serverless, event-driven programming.

Azure Data Explorer Heads Microsoft Cloud Analytics Updates

Microsoft has beefed up several data analytics offerings in its Azure cloud platform, including the general availability of Azure Data Explorer and Azure Data Lake Storage.

Azure Functions Improves TypeScript Support, Adds Java

Azure Functions, Microsoft's serverless computing experience in the cloud, now officially supports the Java programming language and has also made it easier to work with TypeScript.

Serverless ASP.NET Core Service on AWS Cloud Updated

Amazon Web Services has updated its serverless functionality for ASP.NET Core projects, the popular new direction for Microsoft Web programming.

Cloud Explorer (VS 2017 Azure Workload) Gets IoT Update

The Cloud Explorer tool installed automatically with Azure Workloads in Visual Studio 2017 now sports additional functionality for interacting with the Azure IoT Hub.

Developers Request, and Get, Database Project for SQL Data Warehouse in Visual Studio

Promising that developers can "save weeks of development effort," Microsoft today answered their request for database project support in Visual Studio to target Azure SQL Data Warehouse projects.

Roadmap Updated for Azure DevOps (Formerly VSTS)

Microsoft has provided a peek at upcoming features for Azure DevOps, the evolution of Visual Studio Team Services, which is being brought to the cloud in the wake of the company's acquisition of GitHub.

Ignite 2018: What's New in Azure Cloud Development

Microsoft focused on Azure development at this week's Ignite conference in Orlando, announcing a slew of new products and services for cloud coders, many in public previews.

AWS Lambda Adds PowerShell Core 6.0 Support

Amazon Web Services Inc. added support for PowerShell Core 6.0 running on .NET Core 2.1 to its AWS Lambda service for cloud-based, event-driven, serverless code execution.

Microsoft's AI-Driven Dev Tool Turns Whiteboard Sketches into Code

Microsoft introduced a Web tool driven by AI technologies and Azure cloud services that turns whiteboard sketches into HTML code for text boxes, check boxes, buttons and so on.

Microsoft Embraces Go Programming Language for Azure Cloud Development

Coinciding with the start of the GopherCon show for developers using the Go programming language created by Google, Microsoft today published an extensive series of videos to help Azure cloud developers use Go.

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