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Azure IoT Tools November Update: standalone simulator for Azure IoT Edge development and more!

Welcome to the November update of Azure IoT Tools! In this November release, you will see the new standalone simulator for Azure IoT Edge development, the support of Vcpkg for IoT Plug and Play development and more new features. Deploy Event Grid module on Azure IoT Edge Event Grid on IoT Edge brings the power and flexibility of Azure ...

Azure IoT Tools October Update: new experience of sending device-to-cloud messages and more!

Welcome to the October update of Azure IoT Tools! In this October release, you will see the totally new experience of sending device-to-cloud messages and Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service support in Visual Studio Code. New experience of sending device-to-cloud messages Z, a software engineer, developed an application about a ...

Azure IoT Tools September Update: Azure IoT Edge remote debug and more!

Welcome to the September update of Azure IoT Tools! In this September release, you will see the improved remote debugging experience and Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service support in Visual Studio. Additionally, an iotedge-compose tool has been released for you to port compose-based apps to Azure IoT Edge. Debug Azure IoT Edge C# ...

Azure IoT Tools August Update: IoT Plug and Play tooling public preview and more!

Welcome to the August update of Azure IoT Tools!  In this release of August, we have made several feature and improvements!  IoT Plug and Play tooling public preview  On August 22, 2019, we released a preview of IoT Plug and Play. IoT solution developers can start using Azure IoT Central or Azure IoT Hub to ...

Azure IoT Tools July Update: IoT Edge tooling GA and more!

Welcome to the July update of IoT Tooling! In the release, we have made a lot of features and improvements for our IoT developers! General Availability of IoT Edge tooling Azure IoT Edge was released in the year of 2017. With near two years’ continuous working on the Azure IoT Edge Tooling, we are happy to announce that Azure IoT ...

Azure IoT Tools help you connect to Azure IoT Hub in 1 minute in Visual Studio Code

When doing development for Azure IoT solutions, developers may want to test and debug their cloud solution with a real device. However, not every developer has a real device in their hand.  With the Azure IoT Tools for Visual Studio Code, you can easily use Visual Studio Code as a device simulator to quickly interact with Azure IoT Hub.

Build an Azure IoT application with Cloud Explorer for Visual Studio

To ensure that the tools you need are close at hand, we’ve updated the Cloud Explorer for Visual Studio extension for IoT developers to enable you to view your Azure IoT Hubs, inspect their properties, and perform other actions from within Visual Studio. Cloud Explorer is installed by default if you selected the Azure Workload when installing Visual Studio.

Easily Create IoT Edge custom modules with Visual Studio Code

At the recent Connect(); 2017 in November, we announced public preview of Azure IoT Edge. Now you can bring the intelligence of the Cloud right to the IoT Edge as well as easily create and manage business logic for your devices. The new Azure IoT Edge extension for Visual Studio Code along with the updated Azure IoT Toolkit extension will make...

10 things you should try on the leap day

It’s February 2016 and so those of us on the Gregorian calendar get to enjoy an extra day in the month! What will you do in those 24 bonus hours? How about learning some new tools and technologies? Here are ten great suggestions—OK, eleven! It is a leap year, so it’s a leap list: Get your code hosted for free in ...

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