Unified API

Building daemon or service app with the Microsoft Graph API

November 27, 2015

In my previous blog post I described the process how to create all day events with the Microsoft Graph API. I used this method for synchronizing an external planning system to Office 365. This enabled our users to go to a MVC site and manually start the synchronization process. The next thing on my to-do list was to create a daemon or service application which performs a synchronization on a scheduled basis via an Azure WebJob.

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Creating all day events with the Microsoft Graph on Office 365

November 18, 2015

Over the last couple of months I developed a calendar application that synchronized events from an external system to a user’s calendar in Office 365. For the event creation process I made use of the Microsoft Graph previous known as the Unified API which was still in beta at that time.

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Displaying the user’s profile picture in your Office 365 add-in

September 17, 2015

For one of our internal Office 365 add-ins I wanted to display the user’s profile picture via the Office 365 Unified APIs. Note: At the moment there is not much documentation about the Unified API and retrieving the user’s profile picture. You could fall back on the documentation about the Outlook User Photo REST API.

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