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  1. PyCharm Azure Toolkit/Explorer

    PyCharm Azure Toolkit/Explorer similar to IntelliJ's. So that I can connect to Table Storage and the like.

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      0 comments  ·  Python  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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      • Create a complete Automation account with java SDK as done on the portal

        Create a complete Automation account with java SDK as done on the portal. I need to create an automation account as done on the azure portal so with the run as account flag to YES.

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        • Support for docker stack deploy

          Docker support currently executes the following command after building containers:

          docker-compose -f "slnroot\docker-compose.yml" -f "slnroot\docker-compose.override.yml" -f "slnroot\obj\Docker\docker-compose.vs.debug.g.yml" -p dockercompose14620923243451567273 --no-ansi up -d --no-build --force-recreate --remove-orphans

          Could we have a new setting under
          VS > Tools > Options > Container Tools
          which allows us to switch to swarm mode, instead performing a `docker stack deploy` instead.
          Thanks to the upcoming Kubernetes support in Docker for Windows (currently available on Edge), this would also integrate nicely out-of-the-box with Kubernetes if the user has configured it so.

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          • Azure Blob Python wrappers Create Blob feedback

            In the Python SDK, a call to Create Blob overwrites a current blob by the same name. This is different from the calls to Create Container, which will just append to an existing container by the same name.

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            • Documentation bugs in Azure Java SDK

              In the Azure SDK for Java, the "expand", "filter" and "select" parameters are undocumented.

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              • Inconsistencies accross API implementations for different Azure providers

                In the Azure SDK for Java, the API implementation for different services (compute, resources, network, etc.) is inconsistent.

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                • Frequent "socket timeout" exceptions when calling "list" methods

                  In the Azure SDK for Java, "list" methods cause frequent unhandled "socket timeout" exceptions, which requires users to implement their own retry logic.

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                  • List operation of VirtualMachineScaleSetVMs very quickly results consistent HTTP Status code 429 response

                    In the Azure SDK for Java, repeated calls to VirtualMachineScaleSetVM returns an HTTP 429 error (too many requests). However, since the list operation doesn't return instance information (issue #28166), repeated calls are necessary.

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                    • VirtualMachineScaleSetVM list operation does not return InstanceView parameter

                      In the Azure SDK for Java, the VirtualMachineScaleSetVM list operation does not return InstanceView parameter

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                      • [Azure Java SDK] Deployment failure error message

                        In the Azure SDK for Java, some deployment error messages only return "Async operation failed" without information about what operation failed or why.

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                        • Removed methods instead of deprecating

                          The version of fasterxml:jackson libraries (2.7.0) used by the Azure SDK contained methods used by the version of the Spring framework that had be removed. They really should have been deprecated rather than just removed so the FasterXml team release 2.7.1 that put back those methods but marked them as @deprecated.

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                          • Enable "Show all files" for cloud service projects (*.ccproj)

                            Visual Studio has a "Show All Files" feature that makes it much easier to include an existing directory structure of files into a project, as seen in this msdn blog post:

                            https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/benwilli/2015/05/21/visual-studio-tip-8-adding-existing-files-with-show-all-files/

                            This feature is not currently available for cloud service projects (*.ccproj). I would like to be able to use this feature to make it easier to add an existing directory structure of files under my Web/Worker role project's Role Content folders.

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                            • Allow the ability to add files "as link" into Role Content folders

                              I can't add a file 'as a link' to the role content folder of a Worker or Web role project. The drop down option, seen in this Stack Overflow answer, is not available:

                              https://stackoverflow.com/questions/13562875/azure-can-i-copy-to-output-directory-a-file-that-doesnt-reside-in-my-solution/13563821#13563821

                              Right now, we have configuration files that are needed to by a startup task (defined in ServiceDefinition.csdef) , that need to be included in all of our worker role solutions. Without being able to add that file as a link, we have separate copies of that same file across all of our worker role solutions, making these configuration files difficult to update. (Instead of updating one…

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                                • Improve upon the PHP SDK

                                  Hi,

                                  The Azure PHP SDK has not been functionally updated for a long time, and I'm hoping to see some focus on it's SDK. For example, Azure DNS is not exposed. I don't know if the strategy is to wrap the Management REST API in the SDKs or to fully support (classes and methods) the functionality that Azure offers.

                                  https://github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-php

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                                  • Single installer for the entire Azure SDK

                                    When downloading Azure SDK offline the download button takes me to a list of files that are not very descriptive. I end up downloading and installing all of them as I don't want to waste time working out if I need all of them.

                                    An example is Azure SDK 2.9.

                                    It would be nice if I could download an offline installer with the entire Azure SDK libraries and tools in one bundle or if there could be further information as to what each of those files is for and in cases of I just want latest SDK a download and…

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                                    • Development certificates do not have a Subject Alternative Name

                                      Certificates for development (localhost) do not have a subject alternative name extension. Latest versions of Google Chrome require this to display pages without security warnings.

                                      Additionally, makecert doesn't allow to create self-signed certificates with a SAN.

                                      Please add a SAN to localhost and 127.0.0.1 when installing dev certificates for the Azure SDK.

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                                      • Docker support is greyd out for my web service

                                        Docker support is grayed out when I right click my web service. What is the problem and what do I need to do to get docker support?

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                                        • Exclude 32-bit files from .cspkg

                                          With SDK 2.9 whenever I "package" my cloud service I get a .cspkg file which is a ZIP archive containing a .cssx file. The latter is also a ZIP archive which contains "base" folder with a "x86" subfrolder which contains a number of platform executables. Those x86 executables are useless because only 64-bit processes are usually run and the x86 files only inflate the package.

                                          They should not get into the package.

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