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  1. Detect completion of UART write

    Creating this Feedback as per MSDN thread:
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/4711b6cc-b714-4d36-9918-7eaaf00e2146/detect-completion-of-uart-write?forum=azuresphere

    In our project we use Azure sphere talk to other device using RS485.

    We use a chip to convert TTL to RS485 signal. For the RS485 to work, there is a TX-enable GPIO, it need to be pull high when sending data and pull low when receiving data. From code, it need to know exactly when transmission is completed, so it can switch to receiving mode immediately and avoid data lost on RX.

    With current Azure sphere SDK, UART can only support non-blocking mode, write() will return immediately before data actually been…

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  2. API to get the temperature of the chip

    Allow users to get the temperature of the chip to schedule their apps.

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  3. Replace C with C++, Rust.

    Using C on a device that is being sold as an example of security kind of hinders the whole purpose.

    It is as if Microsoft internal units don't talk to each other.

    While Microsoft Security is advising against the use of C, pushing for C#, C++ with Core Guidelines and Rust, Azure Sphere tries to sell a security story based on C.

    If Azure Sphere is actually serious about security, secure alternatives to C must be supported on the SDK.

    Otherwise it is just yet another device selling hardware mitigations against exploits in C code.

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  4. Provide Sockets library

    I would like to be able to send and receive UDP datagrams for SNMP communications with local network devices.

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  5. Manual instalation

    Manual instalation ( without Visual Sdudio ) for

    Tool: azsphere
    and
    Service: Azure Sphere Device Communication Service

    SDK in zip archive

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  6. Mutable storage improvements

    Currently (19.10) applications can use Mutable storage, but this Mutable storage feature is very limited. Applications can have max 64kb and only 1 file. 64kb is not enough in some cases. So, let's increase this to 256kb at least. Also, it would be nice to have multi-file support, for instance int Storage_OpenMutableFile(filename).

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  7. Reference Software for MT3620 Max Thermal Testing

    Could you provide reference software that runs all the MT3620 cores at max consumption to push the chip to its thermal limits?

    All OEMs will face the challenge of thermal testing for their unique device mechanical design. An initial (i.e. limited functionality) software payload may not be representative of its eventual power dissipation once more power-hungry features are deployed in the field.

    Indeed, this is unique to a solution like Azure Sphere that is designed specifically to enable software updates over many years. The power hunger of functionality on day 1 may not be representative of what the chip ends…

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  8. Manage AS3 Tenant in Azure Portal

    It would be nice to be able to see and possibly manage the Azure Sphere Security Service Tenant within the Azure Portal. Be able to see device lists, products, etc. Also download certificates and things from within the Azure Portal. Sure, the azsphere CLI is nice, but Azure Portal UI support would be nice too.

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  9. Support Azure IoT Edge modules

    I know as an MCU the idea is Azure Sphere is a lower powered device. However, it'd also be great if we could build Azure Sphere devices using Azure IoT Edge with modules for building out an Azure Sphere based Gateway device. This would allow the full security of Azure Sphere to be utilized with an Azure IoT Edge device, and get the best of both of these technologies in a single device.

    I know there's a few things to do to support this; like adding C# support, a faster CPU, more memory, among others. It would be amazing if…

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  10. Provide HDMI support

    Would really like to see an option to connect a display to the kit.

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  11. Enable SPI s-l-a-v-e mode

    Now only SPI Master Mode supported for azure sphere, is there any plan for feature versions that make it possible for azure sphere board working as a spi s-l-a-v-e ?

    How could s-l-a-v-e being a blocked word here?

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  12. Ensure IPv6 works well by default, including on IPv6-only networks

    Many networks are switching to IPv6-only, with IPv4 provided as a service over IPv6. Some of the largest mobile networks have gone this way, and some broadband end enterprise networks are following. Microsoft is taking this approach in some of their corporate offices (look for talks by Veronika McKillop). Microsoft XBox has also taken an IPv6-first approach. Billions of IoT devices will push IP addresses to their limits, so having first-class IPv6 support in Sphere is critical (as IPv4 just won't scale, and we don't want to be dependent on IPv4aaS technologies once those become dominant for IPv4 access some…

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  13. Support Rust

    Rust allows devs to write safe, low-level code.

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  14. 46 votes
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  15. 18 votes
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  16. 35 votes
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  17. Share Data Between Applications on A7

    It is suggested that two high-level applications (A7) can run simultaneously, which means each application can communicate with the other.

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  18. Unlock SDK

    19 SDK versions ....

    Please unlock:
    wolf
    crypto
    cert store
    internal MQTT client

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  19. Add python programming language

    Is there any way of using python for programming in Azure Sphere?

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  20. Support for low power modes

    Without sleep mode and wakeup sources, battery powering a Sphere is not really feasible.
    Modern microcontrollers support several low power modes, wakeup sources and peripherals that can receive data while the core is sleeping / in low power mode. For example: periodically receiving data thru UART from an external sensor; slow-speed ADC sampling directly to memory with DMA; Periodic wake-up by RTC to read an I2C / SPI connected sensor. I assume the Sphere processors are capable of these, but SDK support is missing.

    An example scenario would be:
    - The application processor would be used for communication, mostly sleeping…

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