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Announcing TypeScript 4.7

Today we're excited to announce the availability of TypeScript 4.7! If you're not yet familiar with TypeScript, it's a language that builds on JavaScript and adds syntax for types. Types help describe what kinds of values you're working with and what kinds of functions you're calling. TypeScript can use this information to help you avoid ...


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DirectStorage SDK 1.0.2

Thank you to everyone who tried out the DirectStorage SDK - we've really enjoyed interacting with you on the #directstorage channel on the D3D12 Discord Server, and on github. Today we're releasing an update to the SDK where we've addressed some of the feedback you've sent us! You can update to the latest using NuGet update.  Visit ...


Announced at Microsoft Build: New features for scalable, cost-effective application development

Microsoft Build starts today and features exciting announcements about Azure Cosmos DB, along with demonstrations of new features and interactive sessions with members of our product team. We hope you’re able to join us live or on-demand. New features for developers to build and deploy scalable applications Azure Cosmos DB has been the ...


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Planning new scenarios and use cases for Azure SQL Database local development experience!

At Microsoft Build 2022 we've announced the new Azure SQL Database local development experience to the world. The combination of Visual Studio Code and Azure Data Studio extensions in addition to the new Azure SQL Database emulator for local and offline database development are aimed to significantly improve developers' experience and boost ...


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Welcome to the new Azure SQL Database local development experience!

The “inner loop” in software development workflows is the process of writing, building, debugging and testing code, usually on a local workstation or development environment, before sharing it with someone else. In contrast, the “outer loop” kicks off as soon as that code is checked in a source control system from where CI/CD pipelines...


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Announcing the "Azure SQL Database External REST Endpoints Integration" Early Adoption Program

A new, exciting capability for Azure SQL Database has been announced today at //Build: Azure SQL Database has a new built-in feature that allows native integration with external REST endpoints. This means that integration of Azure SQL Database with Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps, Cognitive Services, Event Hubs, Event Grid, Azure Containers...