Jun 2nd 2015

Introduction to Office 365 APIs (edX)

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This course teaches you common APIs to access Office 365 data from your applications. This lab-focused course gives you hands-on education enabling you to create your own Office 365 applications.

The Office 365 APIs enable you to access the Microsoft Cloud from all devices and platforms — including those running iOS and Android, PHP, ASP.NET and node.js, and Linux and Mac OSX — by connecting using an open platform. If you’re already familiar with programming in one of those platforms you’re already well on your way to integrating Office 365 into your applications.

"The most strategic developer surface area for us is Office 365“

- Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corp.

In this course, you’ll see how to use the Outlook Services Client to expose mail, calendar and user objects to your apps. You’ll see how the SharePoint Client will allow access to users’ files and SharePoint data. And you’ll see how to authenticate users using Azure Active Directory and OAuth.

With these tools, you’ll learn how to implement complete experiences to satisfy business scenarios.