Getting started with Azure OpenAI

Getting started with Azure OpenAI

Microsoft’s Azure-hosted OpenAI language models are now generally available, and it’s surprisingly simple to use them in your code.

Easier documentation with GitHub Pages

Easier documentation with GitHub Pages

GitHub Pages lets you manage content exactly the same way you manage code, pushing from content development branches to main to publish new content. It’s a great way to ensure that code and documentation are delivered side by side.

SpiderLightning: Making WebAssembly cloud applications portable

SpiderLightning: Making WebAssembly cloud applications portable

Inside one of the technologies that powers Azure Kubernetes Service’s WebAssembly support, and promises to make applications portable across clouds and other hosts.

Introducing Cadl: Microsoft’s concise API design language

Introducing Cadl: Microsoft’s concise API design language

With Cadl, you can write a 500-line OpenAPI definition in 50 lines of code. It’s a logical way for architects and developers to construct and constrain APIs.

Azure Kubernetes doubles down on WebAssembly

Azure Kubernetes doubles down on WebAssembly

WebAssembly is ideal for cloud-native apps. A shift from Krustlets to runwasi should simplify managing Wasm nodes in Azure Kubernetes Service.

Integrating Web3 technologies with Azure Devops

Integrating Web3 technologies with Azure Devops

Microsoft’s Azure incubation team is experimenting with blockchain technologies. Can the company make them ready for the enterprise?

Inside Microsoft’s cloud-first .NET 7 release

Inside Microsoft’s cloud-first .NET 7 release

November means it’s time for a new .NET release. What’s in .NET 7 for the cloud and for containers? Cross-platform support and cloud-native functionality.

Microsoft’s end-to-end Arm development environment is here at last

Microsoft’s end-to-end Arm development environment is here at last

With Arm developer hardware now shipping, Windows is ready to embrace an NPU-powered AI future.

Ignite 2022: Making Azure your development hub

Ignite 2022: Making Azure your development hub

Microsoft is using its Ignite event to expand Azure’s role as its developer cloud, offering an isolated, configurable development platform.

Azure on Arm is here at last

Azure on Arm is here at last

Microsoft has finally unveiled its Arm-hosted virtual machines, a lower-power option for your cloud-native code.

Hands-on with Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner 2.0 Linux

Hands-on with Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner 2.0 Linux

How to install and configure the fast and lightweight container host Linux distribution for Azure Kubernetes Service and the Microsoft Container Registry.

Understand Visual Studio’s new extension model

Understand Visual Studio’s new extension model

Microsoft is updating how you build Visual Studio extensions, with new APIs and the ability to run extensions outside of the Visual Studio process.

Kestrel: The Microsoft web server you should be using

Kestrel: The Microsoft web server you should be using

This alternative to Internet Information Services, which Microsoft uses for its own services, delivers modern dynamic web applications on common server platforms or in containers.

Lift and shift Windows applications to containers

Lift and shift Windows applications to containers

Microsoft’s own experience with Microsoft 365 shows that moving to cloud-native is possible, even when you have a lot of code to move.

Manage your tasks with the Microsoft To Do API

Manage your tasks with the Microsoft To Do API

A desktop task manager built on top of the Microsoft Graph lets you share tasks with groups and seamlessly link tasks to applications.

Build .NET apps for the metaverse with StereoKit

Build .NET apps for the metaverse with StereoKit

Microsoft’s open source mixed-reality tools make it easy to build OpenXR apps in .NET.

Build SBOMs with Microsoft’s SPDX SBOM generator

Build SBOMs with Microsoft’s SPDX SBOM generator

Microsoft is making its internal, cross-platform, software bill of materials generation tool public and open source.

Trying out the Azure Developer CLI

Trying out the Azure Developer CLI

Microsoft’s new Azure developer tool streamlines development in the Azure cloud, from deploying dev environments to running CI/CD.

Azure Artifacts helps you standardize on packages and modules

Azure Artifacts helps you standardize on packages and modules

Microsoft’s Azure DevOps offers a feed-based artifact repository for your own and third-party code that’s well worth a look.

Working with Microsoft’s .NET Rules Engine

Working with Microsoft’s .NET Rules Engine

Manage application workflow with open source tools that add basic rules processing to your code.

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