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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 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...

Reactor Series: Build Your Own E2E Java Application in Azure!

OverviewJoin us for an upcoming Microsoft Reactor Series where you’ll learn how to build your very own end-to-end cloud-native Java application in Azure. In this session, participants will be guided through the Cloud-Scale Data for Spring Developer Quick Start Guide by the host, Senior Cloud Advocate, Brian Benz. This Developers Quick ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – December 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to the December update of Java on Azure Tooling. Firstly, Happy New Year to everyone in advance. In this update, we will introduce the new Code Sample feature for Azure SDK Reference Book. Besides, we have made some improvements in the integration with Function Core Tools, Data Sources and Drivers. To use these new ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – November 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to the November update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce remote debugging support of Azure Spring Apps and Azure Function Apps. In addition, we have made some enhancements for users to configure App Settings more easily. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. We hope you ...

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 ...

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 Azure Tooling Update –July 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to the July update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce the brand new getting started experience on the Azure toolkit for IntelliJ. In addition, we have added support for Managed Identity Authentication. Let's see what these new features are.Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ ImprovementsNew ...