Azure IoT Toolkit supports IoT Hub Module Management (Module Twin, Module Direct Method, Module CRUD)

Module identity and module twin provides the same capabilities as device identity and device twin but at a finer granularity. This finer granularity enables capable devices, such as operating system based devices or firmware devices managing multiple components, to isolate configuration and conditions for each of those components.  For example, you have a vending machine…


Azure IoT Workbench now supports ESP32 devices

In April this year, we released our first public preview of Azure IoT Workbench in Visual Studio Code, an IoT development environment aims to make it easy to code, build, deploy and debug your IoT project for MXChip IoT DevKit. From this one DevKit, we gradually add more popular Azure supported development kits such as teXXmo IoT Button….


Azure IoT Toolkit 1.2.0: Quickly build your Azure IoT application in VS Code with Node.js, Python or REST API

—————- Update [2018-08-31] —————- With v1.3.0 of Azure IoT Toolkit, C#, Go, Java, Node.js, PHP, Python and Ruby are supported. See more details in this post. —————- Original post ————————- Do you know you could get started with Azure IoT very easily with popular languages such as Node.js and Python? With Azure IoT Toolkit, you…


Azure IoT Toolkit 1.1.0 for VS Code released: Welcome page, generate SAS token, deploy Edge device at scale and more!

Shortly after GA of Azure IoT Toolkit for VS Code, We are pleased to announce that the 1.1.0 release of the Azure IoT Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code is now available from the marketplace. You can download the Azure IoT Toolkit extension from the marketplace, or install it directly from the extension gallery in…


Use VS Code to call Azure IoT Hub REST APIs

The REST APIs for IoT Hub offer programmatic access to the device, messaging, and job services, as well as the resource provider, in IoT Hub. With the Azure IoT Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code, you could easily use IoT Hub REST APIs in VS Code, no extra toolchain needed! Let’s see how quick it…


Azure IoT Toolkit for Visual Studio Code generally available for managing Azure IoT Hub and Devices with ease

Last year, we release the preview version of Azure IoT Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code. With our continuous development, the Azure IoT Toolkit has a rich set of features to help IoT developers manage and develop Azure IoT Hub in Visual Studio Code. Now the Azure IoT Toolkit is generally available with over 100K downloads…


Azure IoT Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code is now open sourced!

In our previous post Handy Tool When You Develop With Azure IoT, we introduced Azure IoT Toolkit extension, which provides some key features that help IoT developers to easily interact with Azure IoT Hub. Now we released a new version v0.6.0 and glad to share the news that the extension has been open sourced on GitHub! GitHub…


Deploy Azure IoT Edge (preview) on a simulated device with Visual Studio Code

Azure IoT Edge enables you to perform analytics and data processing on your devices, instead of having to push all the data to the cloud. The IoT Edge tutorials demonstrate how to deploy different types of modules, built from Azure services or custom code, but first you need a device to test. In this tutorial…


Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino is now open sourced!

We are glad to share the news that the Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino has been open sourced on at! This is a great team effort to provide a good development experience for Arduino developers. Microsoft embraces open source. Thousands of Microsoft engineers use, contribute to, and release open source every day…