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Azure IoT Toolkit 1.1.0 for VS Code released: Welcome page, generate SAS token, deploy Edge device at scale and more!

Shortly after GA of Azure IoT Toolkit for VS Code, We are pleased to announce that the 1.1.0 release of the Azure IoT Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code is now available from the marketplace. You can download the Azure IoT Toolkit extension from the marketplace, or install it directly from the extension gallery in Visual Studio Code. Let...

Use VS Code to call Azure IoT Hub REST APIs

The REST APIs for IoT Hub offer programmatic access to the device, messaging, and job services, as well as the resource provider, in IoT Hub. With the Azure IoT Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code, you could easily use IoT Hub REST APIs in VS Code, no extra toolchain needed! Let's see how quick it is to send a device-to-cloud message to ...

Use VS Code as IoT Hub Device Simulator — Say Hello to Azure IoT Hub in 5 Minutes

When doing development for Azure IoT solutions, developers may want to test and debug his cloud solution with a real device. However, not every developer has a real device in his hand.  With the Azure IoT Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code, you could easily use VS Code as a device simulator to quickly interact with Azure IoT Hub. Let's ...

Azure IoT Toolkit for Visual Studio Code generally available for managing Azure IoT Hub and Devices with ease

Last year, we release the preview version of Azure IoT Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code. With our continuous development, the Azure IoT Toolkit has a rich set of features to help IoT developers manage and develop Azure IoT Hub in Visual Studio Code. Now the Azure IoT Toolkit is generally available with over 100K downloads and all 5 ...

Azure IoT Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code is now open sourced!

In our previous post Handy Tool When You Develop With Azure IoT, we introduced Azure IoT Toolkit extension, which provides some key features that help IoT developers to easily interact with Azure IoT Hub. Now we released a new version v0.6.0 and glad to share the news that the extension has been open sourced on GitHub! During ...

New Features in Visual Studio Code IoT Edge Extension 0.1.3 & IoT Toolkit 0.5.0

At the Connect(); 2017 in last November, we announced public preview of Azure IoT Edge. Now you can bring the intelligence of the Cloud right to the IoT Edge as well as easily create and manage business logic for your devices. The new Azure IoT Edge extension for Visual Studio Code along with the updated Azure IoT Toolkit extension will ...

New Azure IoT services supported by IoT DevKit

It's been around 4 months since we release our official hardware and SDK as v1.0 last September right on Ignite 2017. In that event, the MXChip IoT DevKit was used on a couple of Azure IoT break-out and keynote sessions for demonstrations and together with announcement with new services released such as IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service. And...

Handy Tool When You Develop With Azure IoT

IoT Application Development is naturally more complicated than regular application development, in that even the simplest E2E IoT application involves a long chain from device layer, to communication layer, then to the cloud and beyond. This makes the development especially the testing and debugging difficult. Even though there are ...

MXChip IoT DevKit is available for pre-ordering

DevKit is available for pre-ordering During the past two months, we have been keeping sending out preview IoT DevKit for evaluation to a selective group of requestors. And we see increasing demand for the kits from developers around the world, from Canada to Brazil, from Sweden to Sri Lanka. It is amazing and encouraging for the team to see ...