Azure SDK Gets Communications Services Libraries, Based on Teams Tech
The latest monthly update to the Azure SDK adds new Azure Communications Services Libraries that recently were promoted to v1.0 general availability.
Based on tech borrowed from Microsoft Teams meeting/collaboration software, they empower cloud developers to create applications that incorporate chat, voice calling, video calling, traditional telephone calling, SMS messaging and other real-time communication functionality, according to an announcement last week. In addition to the libraries being based on Teams tech, Teams interoperability is in a public preview.
Specifically, according to release notes:
- Azure Communication Identity, Communication Common, Communication Chat and Communication SMS Client Libraries for Java are generally available.
- SDKs for JS for Communication Identity, Communication Common, Communication Chat and Communication SMS have released GA versions 1.0.0
- .NET: Added support for using
AzureSasCredential types to authenticate Event Hubs clients. Using these credentials allow the shared key or SAS to be updated without creating a new client
- .NET: Multiple enhancements were made to the transport paths for publishing and reading events to reduce memory allocations and increase performance
- Python: Added support for using
azure.core.credentials.AzureSasCredential as credential for authenticating producer and consumer clients
SASCredential as the credential type for authenticating producer and consumer clients
The release notes list other highlights as:
- Azure Cosmos DB client library for Java is releasing a new GA (Cosmos DB for Java v4.14.0)
Java Azure Core library is releasing a new GA:
- Introduces authentication support using a named key via AzureNamedKey and AzureNamedKeyCredential
- Adds Binary.toByteBuffer which returns a read-only view of the BinaryData and ProxyOptions.fromConfiguration(Configuration, boolean) which allows for configuring if the returned proxy
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David Ramel is an editor and writer for Converge360.