New sample: accessing OneDrive from a mail app

The Office 365 REST APIs (Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and Files) provide an easy way to integrate Office 365 features into your app. But what if your app is a mail app? With a little creativity, it’s not much different than any other app. Let’s take a look at how you can use the Files API…


OAuth2 in action with the release of Office 365 Calendar, Contacts and Mail

I bet everyone is equally excited like me to have the Office 365 API out of preview and generally available to start building super cool apps. For those entrepreneurs that worked with us through the preview,  my colleague Rohit Agarwal posted a blog that summarizes the changes done to the Calendar, Contacts and Mail APIs…


Zapier’s Office 365 API Journey

Since we first heard about the new Office 365 product suite, we at Zapier have been eager to dig into the APIs that would accompany it. So earlier this year, when the Office 365 APIs preview launched at http://dev.office.com/, we jumped at it! For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Office 365 APIs,…


Managing user consent for applications using Office 365 APIs

Now that the new Office 365 APIs are available in preview and ready for you to build exciting applications, you might wonder how these applications can be managed.   There are several aspects to managing applications that are built by using the Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD) OAuth2 framework, and in this blog I want…


EWS Managed API 2.2 now available

If you’re reading this, the EWS Managed API 2.2 is available for download. This version doesn’t add much to the 2.1 version, but if you’re working with attachments in a mail app, these changes were made with your scenario in mind. The 2.2 release adds an Attachment property to the GetAttachmentResponse class. This seemingly simple…


Enabling Microsoft Azure portal access to manage applications using the OAuth2 protocol

In my previous post about OAuth2 access to Calendar, Contact and Mail APIs I explained that applications need to be registered and configured in Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD). Furthermore, administrators for Office 365 organizations use Microsoft Azure Active Directory to manage OAuth2-enabled applications used by users in their organization. This management includes seeing which…


Customizing the compose experience with mail apps for Outlook

Today we bring you a guest post from Andrew Salamatov, a Program Manager with Exchange. Enjoy. Writing messages and scheduling meetings often requires users to look up and include content from outside of Outlook. Frequently, users have to use software that takes them outside of Outlook to complete the task, when it would be much…


What’s new in Exchange 2013 SP1

You might have heard the news that Exchange 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and the EWS Managed API 2.1 are now available. And you might be asking, what does that mean for me – and more importantly, what does that mean for my applications? Here’s the low down. For the Exchange 2013 SP1 release: The…

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