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Azure SQL Database External REST Endpoints Integration Public Preview

The ability to call a REST endpoint natively from Azure SQL Database, which was made available via an Early Adopter Preview in May, is now moving to Public Preview. I'm extremely happy that as of today the new system stored procedure sp_invoke_external_rest_endpoint is available to everyone, automatically and transparently: you can use it ...


vcpkg 2022.11.14 and 2022.10.19 Releases: Localization for 14 Languages, Overlay Ports/Triplets in Manifests, acquire-project Command, and More…

The 2022.11.14 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from September 27th, 2022 to November 13th, 2022 for the Microsoft/vcpkg and Microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. Some stats for this period:   Notable Changes Notable changes for this release are summarized ...


Announcing TypeScript 4.9

Today we are excited to announce the availability of TypeScript 4.9! If you're not familiar with TypeScript, it's a language that builds on JavaScript by adding types and type-checking. Types can describe things like the shapes of our objects, how functions can be called, and whether a property can be null or undefined. TypeScript can check...


Announcing general availability of SharePoint Framework 1.16 - Enabling SPFx across Microsoft 365 platform

We are excited to announce general availability of the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) 1.16 – with updates for Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Microsoft 365 app and SharePoint Online experiences. SharePoint Framework is the easiest way to build your enterprise solutions for Microsoft 365 with automatic single sign-on, automatic hosting...


More IntelliJ support for Azure Cosmos DB!

In September we announced that the Azure ToolKit for IntelliJ plugin now includes support for Azure Cosmos DB. Check out that blog here. This month, we've added more features! IntelliJ IDEA is an integrated development environment (IDE) for Java, Kotlin, Groovy, and other JVM-based languages. The Azure plugin allows Java developers to ...


Public preview of dev tunnels in Visual Studio for ASP.NET Core projects

In a previous blog post we introduced the private preview for port forwarding in Visual Studio, this support has now been renamed to “dev tunnels” and is now in public preview. The main difference between the private preview and the public preview is that you no longer need to sign-up, and be approved, to access dev tunnels. Getting ...