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Java on Visual Studio Code – July 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our July update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to provide you an exciting update about our improved decompiler functionality. Additionally, we are going to do a deep-dive into our code completion. Let's get started! Decompiler Experience Upgrade Java decompiler is essential for ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – May 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the May update of Java on Azure Developer tools. In this update, we will introduce Azure Container Registry User Journey Enhancement and Azure Monitor Improvement. We hope you like these features and enjoy a smooth experience with our Azure toolkit. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. Let’s get...

Java on Visual Studio Code – May 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our May update for Visual Studio Code Java! In this month's blog, we have tons of new features covering performance improvement, user experience as well as Spring Boot integration, so let's get started. Built-in Java Profile Templates in VS Code Profiles is a recent feature from VS Code that allows you to quickly ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – April 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the April update of Java on Azure Tooling. Let’s talk about our investments for the next few months of Java on Azure Developer Tools. In this update, we will also introduce Azure Service Bus Support and Guided Getting Started Enhancement with Azure Spring Apps Sample. We hope you like these features and enjoy the ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – March 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the March update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce Azure Event Hubs Support, Templates Enhancements for Azure Functions, and Log Streaming Improvements for Azure Spring Apps during deployment in IntelliJ IDEA. To use these new features, please download and install the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – March 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our March update! In this blog we will bring you fundamental improvements such as smarter code completion for AWT packages, more smooth experience for running Java programs as well as better Spring Boot integration with Azure Spring Apps. Smarter Code Completion for AWT packages The AWT (Abstract Window Toolkit) ...

End to End Java on Azure, Episode 1: Introduction and Context

I’m excited to announce an idea that that came to me late last year and that I’m making official now: over the next several weeks, I’ll be building – and sharing – a distributed system of applications to show off some incredibly cool and useful things developers can do with Spring Boot, Java, and various parts of the Azure ecosystem...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – February 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the February update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce the enhancement for Azure Container Apps and Azure Monitoring Support in IntelliJ IDEA. To get these new features, please download and install the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. We hope you enjoy these features, and let’s get started. ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – February 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our February update! In this blog we will bring you new features related to JUnit 5 parallel testing as well as new filter widget for Spring Boot dashboard. There is also some exciting news from GitHub Copilot, so let's get started. JUnit 5 Parallel Testing Support JUnit 5 is a popular testing framework for Java ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – January 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our first blog of the year for Java on Azure tooling. In this update, we will introduce the support for Azure Container Apps and new features for Bicep language support (in preview) in IntelliJ IDEA. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. We hope you like these features and enjoy the experience with...