Microsoft Updates Azure Cloud Extensions and Raft of Tools


Microsoft announced a plethora of platform and tool updates at its Build 2022 conference this week in an effort to increase developer and DevOps team productivity.

A previously announced GitHub Copilot tool that uses artificial intelligence to speed up coding will be made generally available this summer, while a Microsoft Dev Box offering that gives access to a number of pre-configured environments on the Azure cloud enables developers to be onboarded in seconds.

To eliminate the need to store and access secrets outside of the Azure cloud platform, a GitHub OpenID Connect (OIDC) with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) workload identity federation capability has also been added.

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