Bing.com runs on .NET Core 2.1!

Bing.com is a cloud service that runs on thousands of servers spanning many datacenters across the globe. Bing servers handle thousands of users’ queries every second from consumers around the world doing searches through their browsers, from our partners using the Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs, and from the personal digital assistant, Cortana. Our users demand…


Are your Windows Forms and WPF applications ready for .NET Core 3.0?

Download Portability Analyzer (2.37 MB) At Build 2018 we announced that we are enabling Windows desktop applications (Windows Forms and Windows Presentation Framework (WPF)) with .NET Core 3.0. You will be able to run new and existing Windows desktop applications on .NET Core and enjoy all the benefits that .NET Core has to offer, such as application-local…


Generally Available – Application Insights Integration

Today we are excited to announce the General Availability of Azure API Management (APIM) integration with Azure Application Insights (AI)! This feature lets customers add APIM telemetry to AI and use AI’s rich set of capabilities to monitor and troubleshoot their APIs.  With general availability, in addition to a host of stability fixes, there are additional updates:…


CMake Support in Visual Studio – Configuration Templates

Visual Studio 2017 15.8 Preview 3 is now available and it includes several improvements to the CMake tools. In addition to a few fixes we have simplified the way you can configure your CMakeSettings.json file by adding configuration templates. If you are new to CMake in Visual Studio, check out how to get started. Configuration…


Announcing General Availability and Sovereign Cloud Support of Managed Service Identity for App Service and Azure Functions

Securing access between resources is an important part of modern cloud architectures, and we want to make that as simple as possible in Azure. Managed Service Identity (MSI) lets you securely connect to AAD-protected resources without needing to manage or rotate any secrets. If you need to work with a service that doesn’t support AAD,…


App Service Deployment Center (Preview)

We are happy to announce a new preview experience for setting up deployments to Azure App Service.
Deployment Center is a centralized overview for all of the deployment options available to you. It also provides a guided experience to set up your deployments.


Use Boost.Hana via vcpkg with the latest MSVC compiler

Overview As we continue to work towards improving the conformance of the MSVC compiler for the C++ community, we would like to enable more C++ libraries, and today we are bringing Boost.Hana to Visual C++.  Building on our recent C++ conformance progress, customers can now use Boost.Hana with the VS2017 15.7 update after we’ve applied…


Potential change to API Management IP addresses

On August 15, the IP addresses of a small set of API Management instances will be changed as a result of a project to optimize network performance in Azure data centers. The change is not expected to have any impact on the service unless you have an explicit dependency on the IP address, such as…


Azure API Management PowerShell Cmdlets update

We are pleased to announce that Azure PowerShell Cmdlets version 6.1 is out and contains the following updates related to Azure API Management: AzureRM.ApiManagement is using 2018-01-01 management API version Added support for versions and revisions Added support for ServiceFabric backends Added support for Azure Application Insights loggers Added support for the Basic SKU Added support…


Announcing general availability of Azure API Management in Microsoft Azure Government

We are pleased to announce that Azure API Management is now generally available in Microsoft Azure Government. API Management is a turnkey, full-lifecycle solution for publishing APIs to external and internal consumers. Customers use API Management to quickly create consistent and modern API gateways for existing back-end services hosted anywhere. API Management helps you secure…