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Office 365 APIs: Overview, Authentication & the Discovery Service

by Andrew Connell

This course will introduce developers to the Office 365 APIs, a new set of APIs that will be constantly improved and updated by Microsoft. All four of the endpoints provided in the Office 365 APIs share common characteristics, such as tooling, authentication, interaction with Azure AD, and the discovery service covered in this course.

What you'll learn

This course will introduce developers to the Office 365 APIs, a new set of APIs that will be constantly improved and updated by Microsoft. These APIs will be used by developers to access and interact with an enterprises' data in Office 365, specifically mail, contacts, calendars, and files. And this list will grow over time. All four of the endpoints provided in the Office 365 APIs share common characteristics, such as the tooling, authentication, interaction with Azure AD, and the discovery service. This course will serve as the starting point for all other Office 365 API courses.

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About the author

Andrew Connell is a full stack web developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure and Office 365, specifically the Office 365 APIs, SharePoint Server, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft's .NET Framework, Angular, and Node.js that enjoys development, writing and teaching. Andrew has received Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award every year since 2005 and has contributed to numerous books, articles, and projects over the years. Andrew is a frequent presenter at numerous conferences around the g... more

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