While the Azure Data Studio APIs themselves are largely self-documenting, it can be tough to catch when APIs are added in the monthly release notes. As an Azure Data Studio extension developer, it is certainly helpful to know if new capabilities have been added! The solution that I am currently leveraging to monitor changes to the API’s is surprisingly simple – an RSS feed.
The RSS feed link isn’t readily obvious from the GitHub web interface: https://github.com/microsoft/azuredatastudio/commits/master/src/sql/azdata.d.ts.atom
<p> The results aren’t human-friendly (remove the .atom from the end for the web UI version), they’re intended to be ingested by an RSS reader. If you don’t already have a favorite RSS reader, I can recommend the <a href="https://feeder.co/">https://feeder.co/</a> browser extension. </p> <p> Watching the proposed APIs as well? Add this link: <a href="https://github.com/microsoft/azuredatastudio/commits/master/src/sql/azdata.proposed.d.ts.atom" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label=" (opens in a new tab)">https://github.com/microsoft/azuredatastudio/commits/master/src/sql/azdata.proposed.d.ts.atom</a> </p>