Office 365 APIs and Python Part 1: OAuth2

Knowing absolutely nothing about Python (other than it is apparently named after Monty Python!), I’ve decided to build a Python web app that integrates with the Office 365 APIs, specifically, the Contacts APIs. For your amusement, I’ll be chronicling my misadventures as I learn Python and figure out how to use it to call the…


Guides for OAuth2 with Azure for Office 365 apps

As I started out learning about how to get an OAuth2 access token to use the Office 365 APIs, I created these “cheat-sheets” for myself. I realized that they might be helpful for others, so I’ve cleaned them up and posted them on GitHub. Right now I’ve got a guide for manually registering your app,…


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…


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,…