The minor release makes some pretty major changes.
For less than fifty cents, you can rent a 3.4 GHz Xeon 1270 server with 8GB of RAM for an hour.
It's like GitHub for Docker.
The new service brings a NoSQL database to the Azure cloud computing service.
The company is also announcing a containerization product and a hardware appliance.
Organizations are finding novel ways to close the development skills gap.
The company's enterprise PaaS is adding some back-end services to help speed mobile development.
Unemployment remains very low for programmers.
The extension will make it possible to search for reusable code from within the IDE.
Apigee, Gartner and IDC are all advising companies to change their development practices if they want to get mobile right.
The cloud computing service experienced an outage just days after a Microsoft Visual Studio Online outage.
Microsoft's IDE Service was down for much of Thursday.
Applications running in a cloud computing environment experience downtime at least as often as on-premise apps.
More than half of American companies will likely have Internet of Things deployments by 2016.
The company says the cloud service will help developers build and scale PHP applications more quickly.