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Authenticate to the Graph API as a service

This walk through demonstrates authenticating to the Microsoft Graph API using a non-interactive account. Once the required token is obtained, the Graph API is used to retrieve a PDF file from a SharePoint document library.

David Grooms by David Grooms

Plan Ahead: Microsoft Ignite 2019

As we wrap up Ignite 2018. Dates for Ignite 2019 have been posted. Here is the information for the next Microsoft Ignite Conference from Microsoft. November 4th - 8th | Orlando, FL The biggest, most comprehensive Microsoft technology event is headed back to Orlando in 2019. If you’re inspired by all that’s happening, you won’t want to miss being among the first to know when registration opens up. You can already pre-register for the event, which sold out again this year and boasted some 30,000 attendees.

Hozafa Motiwala by Hozafa Motiwala

The Internet of Things is just getting started

The Internet of Things (IoT) is just getting started. Honestly though, if you think about it, IoT has always been here. In the beginning, we had the internet. Traditionally, the internet’s purpose was to allow devices to serve content from the internet. Now with IoT, we simply alter the paradigm and consider that the device is sending sensor data to the internet. In other words, we have always had the ability to do IoT, but what has changed is the notion around how devices and device data can be used.

Eric Franz by Eric Franz

Azure Blockchain Workbench

Bitcoin prices may be falling, but blockchain is on the rise. The general public associates blockchain with cryptocurrencies, but business leaders are focused on blockchain for much different reasons.

Mark Rentmeester by Mark Rentmeester

Using IoT on a Beer Kegerator

Being born and raised in the great state of Wisconsin, beer has been a part of most of my adult life. Couple that with my love of technology, I always wondered how I could leverage some cool tech with a beer theme. Since the proliferation of inexpensive hardware and the Internet of Things (IoT), it has now become easy (and cheap!) to provide solutions that can be used to monitor (among other things) beer-related activities. This article will describe and detail the steps I took to create a solution for monitoring beer consumption on a beer kegerator.
 

John Adali by John Adali

Why your peers are adopting cloud storage solutions

While I was at Microsoft in the early Cloud adoption days, there was a lot of celebration surrounding a shift to the Azure. Here we are - eight years after I first started working in Cloud services and going on three years removed from Microsoft - many customers are still adopting basic elements, such as storage, while others are creating new business models leveraging Cloud technologies.
 

Chad Alexander by Chad Alexander