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Java on Azure Tooling Update – October 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to the October update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce our new roadmap in the next few months. In addition, we have made some improvements for developers to use deployment slots for Azure Functions in IDEs directly with our latest release. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit for ...

Microsoft Build of OpenJDK – October 2022 PSU Release

We are happy to announce the latest patch & security update release for the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK. You can find the usual updates from the OpenJDK upstream community: And you can also see the additional work that our team has put in place in our builds through the release notes. Starting with this release, developers can ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – October 2022

Hi everyone, welcome to the October update of Visual Studio Code Java. We have brought a lot of improvements in code editing and debugging experience this time, so let's get started! Debugging Experience Enhancements Visual indicator for inline breakpoints Consider a line like this: Stream.of("Frank").map(name -> name.toUpperCase...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – September 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to September update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce the Azure Cosmos DB Support, and Azure Virtual Machine Enhancement. In addition, we have made some improvements for users to create/update the dependencies with Azure SDK Reference Book. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit for ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – September 2022

Hi everyone, welcome to the September update of Visual Studio Code Java. We have tons of exciting new features this time, and there are improvements in many areas such as project import, Spring support, remote debugging and unit testing, so let's get started! Protobuf (Protocol Buffer) project support  Protocol Buffers (Protobuf) is a free ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – August 2022

Hi everyone, welcome to the August update of Visual Studio Code Java. In this month's update, we have brought more exciting features for Spring as well as improvements for build tools and debugging experience. Let's get started! Spring enhancements Spring enhancements has been one of our top focuses this year. In our latest release, we are ...

A Concise Guide to Using Multiple Azure Storage Accounts from a Single Spring Boot Application

Spring projects in general are opinionated: 80-90% of use cases are handled "by default", and code is often much more concise than would be required otherwise due to Spring's preference of convention over configuration. These and other "opinions" can result in dramatically less code to write and maintain and as a result, more focused impact...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – August 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to August update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce the AKS support and Virtual Machine support. In addition, we make some improvements for users to search for subscriptions and find our tutorials easily. We hope these features could improve your user experience. So let us get started. ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – July 2022

Hi everyone, welcome to the July update of Visual Studio Code Java. We have brought exciting updates on Lombok support as well as a few other fundamental user experience improvements. Let's get started! Lombok Support Lombok is a popular Java library that makes your coding life easier, and we have been consistently hearing from developers ...

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