Azure SQL Devs’ Corner

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Data API builder becomes Generally Available

Announcing Data API builder General Availability On May 15th, Data API builder becomes Generally Available. Data API builder for Azure SQL Databases – Generally Available (image) It’s been a long road, getting from there to here. Nearly three years ago, Data API builder began as just a dream. How can we reduce the friction for ...

Build your APIs with DAB using Containers – Part 2

Are you tired of spending countless hours building APIs from scratch? With Data API builder (DAB), you can create your API in just minutes! All you need to do is create a JSON configuration file to describe your database entities (tables, views, stored procedures, or collections) from your Azure SQL Database, SQL Server, Cosmos DB, PostgreSQL...

Data API builder 0.9.7 Released

There has been a lot of news and exciting announcements in the past days and Data API builder now join the long list of releases that you don't want to miss. Version 0.9.7 introduces some interesting features, especially around observability and logging, to make it easier to figure out what's going on behind the scenes. Enable Application ...

OpenAPI for your Azure SQL database

A recent and exciting feature of Data API builder (you may have learned about Data API builder from my previous article, as I used it to quickly make a stored procedure and a table available as REST endpoint to easily integrate with OpenAI) is the compatibility with OpenAPI specifications and Swagger. This was a highly demanded feature, and it...

Data API builder Now Supports ENV Files

In September, Data API builder (DAB) revved with some great new features. In this article we’ll talk about controlling environment variables with ENV files. What is Data API builder? DAB is an open source, cross-platform engine that creates instant REST & GraphQL APIs for your database - MySQL, Postgres, Cosmos DB or Microsoft SQL. Without any code, DAB uses only a JSON configuration file that explains how to access your data and what objects to expose.