Azure SDK Release (April 2021)

Azure SDK

Thank you for your interest in the new Azure SDKs! We release new features, improvements, and bug fixes every month. Please subscribe to our Azure SDK Blog RSS Feed to get notified when a new release is available.

You can find links to packages, code, and docs on our Azure SDK Releases page.

Release Highlights

In April, we have released the following libraries:

Azure Communication Services SDK
Azure Communication Chat, Common, Identity, and SMS libraries were released under version 1.0.0. Read more here: Announcing the new Azure Communication Services Libraries GA.

Cosmos DB for Java version 4.14.0
See Changelog

Event Hubs for .NET & Python – version 5.4.0; Event Hubs for Javascript version 5.5.0

  • .NET: Added support for using AzureNamedKeyCredential and 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. (A community contribution, courtesy of danielmarbach). See Change Log for more details.
  • Python: Added support for using azure.core.credentials.AzureSasCredential as credential for authenticating producer and consumer clients. See Change Log for more details.
  • JS: Added support for using NamedKeyCredential and SASCredential as the credential type for authenticating producer and consumer clients. See Change Log for more details.

Text Analytics
Now supports healthcare analysis and multiple actions analysis. Read more here: Text Analytics for analyzing healthcare entities and multiple actions.

Release Notes

Azure SDK Blog Contributions

We are open to Azure SDK blog contributions and invite you to be a guest blogger. Please contact us at with your topic and we’ll get you setup.


Discussion is closed.

Feedback usabilla icon