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News, updates, and insights for Java development with Microsoft tools, Azure services, and OpenJDK.

Unveiling our 6-Month Roadmap for Java on Azure Developer Tools

Hi everyone, welcome to the October update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will share our investments for the next few months of Java on Azure Developer Tools. Besides, we will also introduce the support for VMWare Tanzu App Accelerator extension in the VS Code Extension for Azure Spring Apps. We hope you enjoy these updates and ...

Announcing the Build Server for Gradle Open-Source Repository

Build Server for Gradle In September, we shared that Microsoft and Gradle have joined forces to explore a novel approach to Gradle project import and building, based on the Build Server Protocol (BSP). The objective is address the existing Gradle issues on Visual Studio Code and improve support for Gradle projects. The Build Server for ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – September 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the September update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce our support for Azure OpenAI Service and Playground, which lets developers use prompts and settings to experiment with various models from OpenAI, and generate code samples based on Java SDK, JSON and Curl. We have also brought some updates...

Elevating Java Development in Visual Studio Code: Experience the new Build Server for Gradle

Introducing Build Server for Gradle In recent years, Gradle has become one of the most popular Java build tools due to its flexibility in configuring build processes and its powerful extensibility. In Visual Studio Code, users can import Gradle projects into their workspace for development. However, there are some areas where support for ...

Microsoft at Devoxx Belgium 2023: Pioneering the Future of Java with Intelligent Apps

Microsoft is thrilled to be part of the 20th edition of Devoxx Belgium from October 2-6, in Antwerp, Belgium. Last year's event attracted over 3,200 attendees, and this year is shaping up to be equally impactful. The conference will cover Cloud, Big Data, Security, Architecture, Programming Languages, and importantly, the evolving fields of AI...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – August 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the August update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce new application-centric view support to help developers manage and connect resources in one Project view and deployment status improvement for Azure App Service. We hope you like this feature and enjoy smooth experience with our Azure toolkit...

Java on Visual Studio Code – August 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our August update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to provide you more improvements about de-compiler support. Additionally, we are going to show creating Maven projects without archetype and important code highlighting bug fix. Let's get started! More Decompiler Support Improvements When we ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – June 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the June update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce Azure Spring Apps Standard Consumption and Dedicated plan support and Local Storage Account (Azurite) support. We hope you like these features and enjoy a smooth experience with our Azure toolkit. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit ...