SQL Server Management Studio had four releases in 2020, and a lot of the known issues have now been resolved. Don’t forget that since version 18.7, Azure Data Studio is included with SQL Server Management Studio.
Azure Mobile Apps v4.2.0 saw an update of all core platforms with the migration to .NET Standard.
AI Builder has had a host of new features added which we will highlight here with relevant documentation links so you can explore further.
The .NET conference of last week had large segments devoted to Xamarin and we thought this was a good time to take a look at Xamarin.Forms 5.0.
There was a host of announcements in the .NET Conference last week but the most important was, of course, the release of .NET 5.0.
Support for iOS 14 and Xcode 12 accompanied Apple’s Xcode 12 GM release, meaning it is now possible to build Xamarin.Forms for iOS and Xamarin.iOS apps with Xcode 12 GM and present your iOS 14, tvOS 14 and watchOS7 apps in the Apple App Store.
Azure Maps has seen a host of new features and enhancements in the last month. Those building in Azure have no need to turn to Google Maps when Azure Maps has advanced in such leaps and bounds.
The investment in data, database and the Azure SQL family continues from Microsoft with a host of recent announcements.
Azure Cognitive Search enables complex AI-driven cloud searches in structured and unstructured data. This enables users to explore and identify relevant content at scale.
Microsoft has just released into preview the first (for a major cloud provider) fully-managed communication platform – Azure Communication Services.