Azure SQL Devs’ Corner

Voices from the Azure SQL PM Team, focusing on development and developers

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...

Build your APIs with DAB using Containers – Part 1

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 ...

Build your API with DAB. Build your client with Kiota!

Project Kiota is a code generation engine from Microsoft that reads the OpenAPI specification emitted from any REST endpoint and then creates reusable client code in CSharp, Go, Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, Swift, and TypeScript. Kiota is a byproduct of Microsoft Graph, a sophisticated REST endpoint that required developers to write boilerplate ...

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 for Azure SQL Databases – Public Preview

I am extremely happy and excited to announce the public preview of Data API builder for Azure SQL Databases. Data API builder is a new product that we are adding to the developer’s toolset to help every developer to be more efficient and effective, by instantly and securely turning Azure SQL Databases into a modern REST and GraphQL API. ...

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 ...

Modern application development with Prisma, GraphQL (or REST) and Azure SQL

Prisma is an open-source next-generation ORM for Node.js and TypeScript that eliminates many of the usual challenges that developers face, making you more productive and confident when building data-intensive applications. You can use it as an alternative to traditional ORMs and SQL query builders to read and write data to your database.