Azure IoT News – March 2024 by Think About IoT

Azure IoT News is here for one more month! Let’s take a look at the news of March 2024 together.

Azure IoT Edge supports Ubuntu Core Snaps

In collaboration with Canonical, Microsoft has expanded its Tier 1 supported operating systems to include Ubuntu Core Snaps on AMD 64 and ARM 64 architectures.

For more details, read Microsoft Learn’s Azure IoT Edge documentation.

Read more, here.

Azure Maps Native SDK for Android and iOS will be retired

Heads up for developers using Azure Maps Native SDK for Android and iOS! Microsoft is retiring this SDK on March 31st, 2025.

To ensure a smooth transition, they recommend migrating to the Azure Maps Web SDK integrated within a web view. The Web SDK Map Control version 3 offers several enhancements, detailed in the official release notes.

Don’t worry, you can continue using the Native SDK until the deadline. However, after March 31st, 2025, your app’s data and functionality will be lost. For a hassle-free migration process, check out the resources provided by Microsoft to guide you through switching to the Web SDK.

Read more, here.


That’s all folks! 👋

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You can also be informed about Azure IoT News for November 2023.