Microsoft Ignite Announcements 2021- Application Development

Microsoft Power Fx Low-Code Programming Language Announced

Microsoft has announced a new programming language designed for low-code development in the Power Platform called Power Fx. Power Fx is designed for Excel power users allowing individuals that understand common logic and Excel functionality to build apps on the Power Platform without professional development help. Power Fx has native support for Dataverse and integrates with Visual Studio Code, GitHub, and Azure DevOps.

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Azure Cache for Redis Gains Enterprise and Enterprise Flash Support

Azure Cache for Redis can now offer up to 99.999% availability on services and improve performance up to 800% with the new Redis Enterprise and Redis Enterprise Flash support. These new capabilities now provide active geo-replication of data, zonal awareness, RediSearch, RedisBloom, and RedisTimeServices, Redis 6.0 support, and up to 13 TB cache options. These new capabilities are optimized for roaming user experiences, regional failures, and geo-distributed applications.

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