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  1. Add Mac / VS Code Support

    Add Mac / VS Code Support, please.

    77 votes
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  2. Support C++ / C#

    Supporting C++ or better even, C#, will help lower the barriers for some developers to get on board. A pre-compiler, generating C from C++/C# might help.

    60 votes
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  3. Allow for transfering device ownership

    As an OEM or someone creating an IoT solution that includes the device as a component of the product, I will need to setup up the device in order to test it and make sure that the overall product is working and performs to specifications prior to shipping it to distributor, SI, VAR, etc. These in turn will require the ability to themselves work with the device while integrating or configuring into a an aggregated product prior to being sold to another third party or end customer. A chain of custody is required so that each of these can work…

    32 votes
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  4. Add support for connection over cellular network

    Provide option to make network connection over cellular with external cellular modem chipset such as uBlox, Quectel, etc.,..

    32 votes
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  5. Support Linux distros

    If you guys truly love Linux, then let us use our Linux distros to develop with Azure Sphere.

    17 votes
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  6. Setup WiFi in field using WiFi access point instead of BLE

    When we want to connect the sphere to a WiFi at customer location, have the sphere be put into a mode that it is an access point so that a phone can connect to it and then have the WiFi connection settings on the phone be sent to sphere. Much like the WEMO setup

    15 votes
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  7. api to call reset (from iothub directmethod)

    Device update check happens every 24 hours or device reset. If we need to push hotfix, we can't wait for 24 hours and need a way to call reset from iothub (directmethod) to update devices as needed

    14 votes
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  8. Development mode

    Building POCs for Azure Sphere I would like to give one board for many partners to test it. However one board is restricted to work with one Active Directory and becomes usless after POC is done as it can't be moved to another ADD of another organization.

    12 votes
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  9. API to get memory/CPU usage

    We'd like to have some approach to get process memory usage and CPU usage. So we can measure app works correctly which include:
    1. No memory leak
    2. No exceed memory budget
    3. When something bad happens, we can detect it and either log a error event or try to recover.

    We tried traditional Linux ways like check /proc/self/status, or getrusage() or run ps, but none of them been supported with Azure Sphere.

    12 votes
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  10. MQTT over TLS to servers outside Azure IoT Hub, per MSFT's open Cloud pledge

    Enable MQTT over TLS (using remote attestation certificate) to connect to MQTT brokers running on servers other than IOT Hub, per the attached Azure Sphere "Open Cloud" pledge. HTTPS is inadequate for many IoT use cases.

    10 votes
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  11. Sphere must support GPIO driven interrupts

    Polling for GPIO state is hugely power hungry. Interrupt support for GPIOs must be supported.

    8 votes
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  12. Enable ADC

    I need to use ADC pin for getting analog data from some sensor. please support ADC asap. Thanks.

    8 votes
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  13. Support for enterprise networks (HTTP/S and WPA2 Enterprise)

    Please support enterprise network environments.
    Currently I cannot provision or use the device on our corporate network, see: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/1606c7ca-3003-4979-9d65-8bce3a3bac33/over-the-air-provisioning-not-working-how-to-troubleshoot?forum=azuresphere

    Support network restrictions that only allow outbound HTTP and HTTPS, no other ports or protocols.

    Support WPA2 Enterprise WiFi, verify certificate, enter username and password.

    8 votes
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  14. OpenSource the OS so we can help fix the API and build a community

    There is currently no way to use this technology for anything professional / commercial, as we can not fix the multitude of missing things in the API by ourselves and the risk of this technology failing is huge.

    Even if you were to fix some of the shortcomings of the API, your team obviously is too small to add features in a timely manner to satisfy the needs of the community. Cause, basicly everyone of us has totally different needs.

    And then, if my team decides to use this tech as the base for our next IOT product, the product…

    6 votes
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  15. Hardware support for cryptographic operations in other subsystems (A7 and/or M4s)

    Provide APIs to get hardware support/acceleration for cryptographic function calls from the A7 and/or M4 subsystems.

    "The Pluton security subsystem is the hardware-based (i.e., in silicon) secured root of trust for Azure Sphere. It includes a security processor core, cryptographic engines, a hardware random number generator, public/private key generation, asymmetric and symmetric encryption, support for elliptic curve digital signature algorithm (ECDSA) verification for secured boot, and measured boot in silicon to support remote attestation with a cloud service, as well as various tampering counter-measures including an entropy detection unit."

    6 votes
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  16. Provide API to read device related information for example, device ID, Remaining storage info

    We need device specific API to get information about device, it could be a device ID, remaining storage details after application installed.

    5 votes
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  17. Add api to read device ID from A7 application

    We have a need for our A7 application to access the device ID.

    5 votes
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  18. Remove blocking calls from azure c sdk

    Remove blocking calls from azure c sdk and wificonfig.

    Some blocking function in this libs can block for 20 seconds.

    5 votes
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  19. Make it possible to show all devices in a device-group

    Make it possible to show all devices in a device-group. There is no way today to see all devices in a device-group.

    5 votes
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  20. Support for EEBUS

    Add SDK for supporting EEBUS

    4 votes
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