In this PnP Web Cast we concentrated on Azure Active Directory from the Office 365 developer perspective.
Azure Active Directory is used in numerous different ways as part of the cloud development and it’s important for the developers to understand it’s capabilities. It’s used for example to manage the permissions for applications which are using Office 365 APIs and Microsoft Graph.
In the demo we’ll have a look on the using Azure AD to grant permissions for the Microsoft graph API and how you can access available data from the graph.
Presentation used in this web cast is available from http://docs.com/OfficeDevPnP.
See following links for additional details around covered topics.
- Microsoft Graph
- Understanding Office 365 identity and Azure Active Directory
- Office 365 API reference
- Getting started with Office 365 APIs
What is Office 365 Developer Patterns and Practices (PnP) web cast series?
We have started this weekly Office 365 Developer Patterns and Practices (PnP) web cast series to cover different patterns, practices and topics around development with Office 365 and SharePoint. Majority of the topics are valid for the Office 365 and SharePoint on-premises. Our objective is to release new around 30-45 minute long web cast each Monday with few slides and live demo on the covered topic. All web casts are published at the PnP Channel 9 video blog with additional references on the existing materials.
PnP is community driven open source project where Microsoft and external community members are sharing their learning’s around implementation practices for Office 365 and SharePoint on-premises (add-in model). Active development and contributions happen our GitHub project under Dev branch and each month there will be a master merge (monthly release) with more comprehensive testing and communications. Latest activities and future plans are covered in our monthly community calls which are open for anyone from the community. Download invite from http://aka.ms/OfficeDevPnPCall.
This is work done by the community for the community without any actual full time people. It’s been great to find both internal and external people who are willing to assist and share their learning’s for the benefit of others. This way we can build on the common knowledge of us all. Currently program is facilitated by Microsoft, but already at this point we have multiple community members as part of the Core team and we are looking to extend the Core team with more community members.
If you have any questions, comments or feedback around PnP program or this blog post, please use the PnP Yammer group at http://aka.ms/OfficeDevPnPYammer.
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Vesa Juvonen, Senior Program Manager, Office 365, Microsoft