Microsoft for Java Developers

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

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 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 Visual Studio Code – June 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the our June update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to provide you an update about our code completion performance improvement, user experience enhancements in both unit testing and project creation, so let's get started! Code Completion Performance Improvement Faster code completion is a ...

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 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...