Microsoft is making it easier for developers to manage their cloud deployments on the go, using a new mobile app and browser-based command line.On Wednesday, the company unveiled Azure Cloud Shell, which lets developers spin up a full-fledged terminal environment inside Microsoft’s cloud and comes with a set of preconfigured tools for managing deployments.

Each user will have persistent file storage in their Cloud Shell, hosted in Microsoft Azure.[ Get started: A developer’s guide to serverless computing. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld’s App Dev Report newsletter. ]
Cloud Shells are accessible through the Microsoft Azure web portal, as well as the Azure mobile app for iOS and Android, which was just released Wednesday.

That app also provides users with the ability to monitor the workloads they have running in Microsoft’s public cloud and perform basic management like stopping and restarting virtual machines.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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