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Microsoft Previews IoT Workbench Extension for Visual Studio Code

Microsoft is previewing a Visual Studio Code extension for working with Internet of Things projects in the Azure cloud, including a DevKit with a customized Arduino-based board.

Azure IoT Hub SDK Opens Up to iOS Devices

iOS devices aren't traditionally used for Internet of Things deployments, but Microsoft is seeking to help change that.

New Azure Sphere Secures IoT Devices

At the RSA security conference, Microsoft announced a preview of Azure Sphere for securely connecting Internet of Things devices.

What's New in Azure Data Development

Data developers using Microsoft's Azure cloud have several new offerings to work with as database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL, along with Azure Databricks, are now generally available.

Testing Precompiled Azure Functions Locally with Storage Emulator

If you're coding Azure Functions in Visual Studio 2017 to work with Azure Storage, one tool that can assist when running functions locally is the Microsoft Azure Storage Emulator, as shown in this hands-on tutorial.

Microsoft Boosts AI-Driven Vision, Search Services in Azure Cloud

Microsoft announced several enhancements and new offerings for its Cognitive Services cloud APIs that help developers leverage artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities in mobile and other apps.

VSTS Adding More Programming Languages for 'Azure DevOps Projects'

Azure DevOps Projects, introduced several months ago and powered by Visual Studio Team Services, is getting closer to emerging from its public preview as the VSTS team continues to add functionality, including support for more programming languages.

Quick Tip: Switching to SQL Azure

If you're thinking about moving to the cloud, the first step might be the easiest.

LEADTOOLS Imaging Kits Get New .NET Standard, Azure Cloud Libraries

Imaging dev tools specialist LEAD Technologies announced the release of LEADTOOLS Version 20 with new libraries leveraging .NET Standard, Microsoft's effort to unify .NET API usage across different platforms and projects such as .NET Framework, .NET Core and Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin.

Azure Data Factory Takes Visual, Low-Code Route

In response to developer feedback, Microsoft is taking a page from the growing visual, low-code development approach to simplify Big Data analytics in the cloud with Azure Data Factory.

AWS Cloud Adds .NET Core 2.0 Support for C# Coding of Lambda Functions

Amazon Web Services this week said .NET-centric developers using its cloud platform to write AWS Lambda functions can now do so in C# while leveraging .NET Core 2.0 libraries.

VS Code Tool Integrates with Azure Data Lake for Big Data Analytics

Microsoft updated its Visual Studio Code extension for working with the Azure Data Lake for Big Data analytics in the cloud, furthering integration of the extension's data exploration tool among other new features and improvements.

Microsoft Touts New VS Code Extension for IoT Development

Microsoft this week published hands-on guidance for using its new Azure IoT Edge service, just launched as an extension for the Visual Studio Code editor in a public preview program.

Managing Temporal Data in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database

SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database both give you tables that automatically keep track of the history of your data. Here's how to retrieve that historical data.

Application Architecture Guide Published for Microsoft Azure Cloud

Microsoft has published an Azure Application Architecture Guide to help cloud developers keep pace with new styles, approaches and industry trends while planning their projects.

Tracking History in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database

SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database both give you tables that automatically keep track of changes to your data. Here's how to both create those tables and alter existing tables so they track the history of your data.

Microsoft Tool Optimizes 3D Models for Mixed Reality

Microsoft announced a new tool to speed up the optimization of 3D models for mixed reality applications running on iOS, Android and Windows.

Visual Studio Code Gets Boost for Java, Spring Boot Development

As part of a wide-ranging collaboration with Pivotal Software, Microsoft's VS Code editor is getting improved support for Java and Pivotal's Spring Boot framework in the form of new and enhanced extensions.

Microsoft Previews 'IoT Central' Low-Code Service

Microsoft today unveiled a public preview of IoT Central, its Software-as-a-Service offering that works with the company's Azure cloud computing platform to simplify the development of connected device solutions.

VS Live! Keynote: Optimization and Deployment After Coding an Angular Web App

After coding an Angular JavaScript app, there's still a lot of work to be done to move it to the cloud, and Microsoft's John Papa explained how to use various tools to ease that process at the Visual Studio Live! conference in Orlando.

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