Happy New Year! Azure IoT Hub Toolkit 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
Together with the new Azure IoT Tools for VS Code extension pack, we also overhauled the experience of Azure IoT Device Workbench. And there is another exciting sample contributed by Chris Lovett (Github) from Microsoft Research about running Embedded Learning Library (ELL) on MXChip IoT DevKit to achieve the keyword spotting locally.
Now Azure IoT Edge for VS Code 1.6.0 has been released with a bunch of new features.
Really another milestone! We are glad to see that the Azure IoT Toolkit for VS Code has reached 200K installs now, with all 5-star ratings. More and more Azure IoT developers are using Azure IoT Toolkit in their daily work. Azure IoT Toolkit makes it easy to develop,
Today we are pleased to announce a preview of Azure IoT Edge tools for Visual Studio 2017. Azure IoT Edge is a fully managed service that delivers cloud intelligence locally by deploying and running artificial intelligence (AI), Azure services, and custom logic directly on cross-platform IoT devices.
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.