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Easily send random generated D2C messages to IoT Hub with Azure IoT Hub Tools

Z, a software engineer, developed an application about a smart home assistant using Azure IoT service, and he wonders if the application works fine. He want to send messages indicating time and temperature to IoT Hub from many devices simultaneously each for many iterations, so these messages should be formed in a similar template but the data...

Visual Studio Cloud Explorer now supports Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service

In the world of IoT, there’re many device provisioning scenarios. For example, solution providers would expect a zero-touch provisioning to a single IoT solution without hardcoding IoT Hub connection information at the factory. The IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service is a helper service for IoT Hub that enables zero-touch, just-in-time ...

Debug Azure IoT Edge C# Remote Linux Module Container with Visual Studio 2019 Version 16.3

With the 16.3 release of Visual Studio 2019, it starts to support debugging C# in Linux docker containers. This new feature can help developers easily debug remote Azure IoT Edge C# Linux module container. Let’s see how it works. Prerequisites Setup Your Linux machine Setup Your Development Machine ...

Azure IoT Tools make it easy to monitor custom Event Hub endpoints

With your Azure IoT application becomes more and more complicated, it is a common scenario that developers leverage IoT Hub message routing to send device-to-cloud messages to different endpoints. Therefore, we want to a convenient way to view and monitor the custom endpoints. With Azure IoT Tools, developers could not only view all the ...

Read Azure IoT Hub device-to-cloud messages from the built-in and custom endpoints

IoT Hub Message Routing enables users to route device-to-cloud messages to service-facing endpoints. An IoT hub has a default built-in endpoint. You can create custom endpoints to route messages to by linking other services in your subscription to the hub. IoT Hub currently supports Azure Storage containers, Event Hubs, Service Bus queues...

Diagnose issues with Distributed Tracing for Azure IoT Hub (preview) in Visual Studio Code 

Effective monitoring is instrumental in understanding and troubleshooting your modern cloud solution leveraging multiple services. Distributed tracing helps you diagnose issues in your cloud solution by providing the capability to track the flow of a call and the associated latency across these different services. Today, we announced the ...

Azure IoT Hub for VS Code 2.1.0: Great performance optimization, more code generation templates and UX improvement

Happy New Year! Azure IoT Hub for VS Code 2.1.0 is the first version released in the year of 2019. In the release, we have several great updates for performance optimization, code generation and user experience! You could see the full Changelog here: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items/vsciot-vscode.azure-iot-toolkit/changelog

Azure IoT Hub for VS Code: 200K installs, Open Source always on the Way

Really another milestone! We are glad to see that the Azure IoT Hub for VS Code has reached 200K installs now, with all 5-star ratings. More and more Azure IoT developers are using Azure IoT Hub for VS Code in their daily work. Azure IoT Hub for VS Code makes it easy to develop, build, deploy and test your Azure IoT application in the same ...

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