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App Registration of .NET Application in Azure AD
Now that we have validated that we are able to query the presence for the particular user, we proceed to building a tool to further validate the Presence API query and handling the various output. In preparation for our Windows .Net Forms application, we must Register our application in our Azure Active Directory admin center.
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Teams Presence Prototype in .NET
In this segment, my goal is to get the Teams presence in a stand-alone application. In this app, we will do the following:
Connect to the Graph Beta API programmatically.
Use the Client ID from my App Registration and validate the permissions.
Read my presence and display the presence retrieved.
Verify that the solution is displaying Status.
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Using the Microsoft Graph Explorer
Working from home has created new opportunities and challenges. In the following guide, the Microsoft Graph Explorer is used to access the Teams presence indicators. This is one of several blog posts leading towards the creation a visual indicator using LED RGB string for Teams presence in a home office scenario.
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Upgrading to the New Work Item Form in Azure DevOps
This blog post will highlight a case from the field to shed some light on what changes are made to the work item form, also known as the 'Best-effort transformation'. We'll walkthrough a case from the field where the custom work item was very different after upgrade.
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Managing Cloud Ready .NET App Secrets in Visual Studio
Secrets need to be handled with care and this is the responsibility of every developer. We’ve all read those news reports of someone accidently checking a production password into source control only to find out the next day that their credit card has been maxed out.
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Power Apps Build Tools for Azure DevOps
Given the dire need expressed by many of our enterprise customers for a complete ALM and DevOps support in to the Microsoft Power Platform I felt like writing this blog to give a very quick high-level overview of the tool and its capabilities.