Episode #117 – Using MSAL.NET to access Microsoft Graph – Part 1

Here you can find the transcript of Episode #117 of PiaSys TechBites. Welcome back to PiaSys Tech Bite. Today I want to talk with you about MSAL, the Microsoft authentication library, which is a library that helps developers to retrieve tokens to consume APIs secure with the Microsoft identity platform. I’m talking about the APIs […]

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Episode #115 – PnP ❤ Microsoft Lists

Here you can find the transcript of Episode #115 of PiaSys TechBites. Welcome back to PiaSys Tech Bites. Today, I want to talk with you about Microsoft Lists, the new service recently introduced by Microsoft in the Microsoft 365 offering. With Microsoft Lists you can create, share, and track items and activities through lists. Under […]

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Episode #113 – SharePoint Online Taxonomy API via Microsoft Graph

Here you can find the transcript of Episode #113 of PiaSys TechBites. Welcome back to PiaSys TechBites, I’m back from a short summer break. And while I was on vacation, Microsoft wanted to make me happy, really happy. In fact, in August 2020, they released under the beta endpoint of Microsoft Graph the support for […]

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Getting an Access Token for a service in SPFx

Since SharePoint Framework version 1.6 it is possible to consume either the Microsoft Graph or any other third-party API secured with Microsoft Azure Active Directory. Here you can see how to consume the Microsoft Graph, while here you can see how to consume any other third-party API. I will deeply cover the topic at the […]

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Understanding EU GDPR from an Office 365 Perspective

In the last few months, and for sure in the upcoming ones, there has been a lot of talking about the EU GDPR. In this article we will try to clarify the role of GDPR from an IT viewpoint, in particular with a Microsoft Office 365 perspective. Moreover, we will introduce an open source tool […]

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In Memory PnP Provisioning Templates in PowerShell

Last month we released some new cmdlets really useful to play with the PnP Provisioning Templates in memory. In this post I want to share with you how to leverage them in your everyday life, as well as while creating new PnP Provisioning Templates that you want to submit into the new PnP Templates Gallery. […]

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My book “Programming Office 365” is out!

I’m very happy to announce that my latest book “Programming Microsoft Office 365” published by Microsoft Press is out and available on book stores! For example, you can find it on Amazon, or on Microsoft Press. The main topics covered are: Overview of Microsoft Office 365, and development/extensibility areas. Microsoft Graph API, at the raw/REST […]

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Updated NuGet packages for PnP

This month in OfficeDev PnP together with the May 2016 monthly release, we introduced support for SharePoint 2016 and a new naming convention for all the NuGet packages. Now we have: SharePointPnPCoreOnline: which previously was called OfficeDevPnPCore16 and targets SharePoint Online. SharePointPnPCore2016: which is fresh new and targets SharePoint 2016 on-premises. SharePointPnPCore2013: which previously was called OfficeDevPnPCore15 […]

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SharePoint is back, SharePoint is beautiful … even for developers!

Just a few minutes ago Jeff Teper and the whole SharePoint Product Team announced some great news about the future of SharePoint! Let’s start from the main announcement – from a developer perspective, of course. As expected, the future of SharePoint will be mobile-first and cloud-first, and there is a new SharePoint Framework that will allow developers to create custom […]

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