What’s New in Azure SDKs: Identification Goes GA and Extra
Microsoft’s newest month-to-month updates to its Azure SDKs for cloud computing embody many new options, updates and fixes, highlighted by Azure Identification graduating to normal availability (GA).
For the Identification library, first previewed in June 2019, the GA launch options new developer credential sorts, logging enhancements, proactive token refresh, and authority host help, mentioned Microsoft’s Jon Gallant in an Aug. 18 SDK roundup announcement.
“On this launch, we have now added help for extra environments and developer platforms, with out compromising the simplicity of the DefaultAzureCredential class,” mentioned Jianghao Lu, senior software program engineer, in his personal Aug. 18 weblog publish about Identification. “It is now simpler than ever to authenticate your cloud utility in your native workstation, together with your selection of IDE or developer software. When the appliance is deployed to Azure, you’re given extra management and insights on how your utility is authenticated.”
The DefaultAzureCredential class beforehand supported studying credentials from surroundings variables, Managed Identification, Home windows shared token cache, and interactively within the browser (for .NET and Python), in that order, Lu mentioned.
New environments embody:
- IntelliJ (Java solely)
- Visible Studio (.NET solely)
- Visible Studio Code
- Azure CLI
Different environments obtained updates, particular to platform/language.
Different launch highlights listed by Gallant embody:
- Azure Cognitive Search SDK for .NET added FieldBuilder to assist simply construct a search index from a mannequin kind.
- The Azure SDK for Java added ObjectSerializer and JsonSerializer APIs to help pluggable serialization inside SDKs. See extra about that and different modifications within the launch notes.
- Added help for Key Vault service model 7.1 for Keys, Secrets and techniques, and Certificates. See extra about that (and the aforementioned FieldBuilder) within the .NET launch notes, and in addition within the Java launch notes.
The Azure SDK for Python sees Storage options going GA and updates to App Configuration, Identification, Textual content Analytics, Key Vault and Cosmos DB, with previews for Service Bus, Type Recognizer and Search. See extra within the launch notes for that SDK.
Fore extra details about the whole lot above and far more, hyperlinks to packages, code, and docs may be discovered on the Azure SDK Releases web page.
David Ramel is an editor and author for Converge360.