This C# and .Net sample code shows how to build applications that call the Azure AD Graph API to read and write directory data. It is a console application that uses the differential query in the Graph API to get periodic changes to user objects in an Azure AD tenant. Microsoft Azure Active Directory, "Azure AD" is used to add authentication and authorization to your web applications and web APIs.
StdLib has announced the launch of Code.xyz, a web-based code editor for creating serverless APIs. Developers can choose to create a new API from scratch, or create a project based on an existing source (template) such as MessageBird SMS Hubs, Slack applications, and Stripe webhooks and backends.
The latest release of San Francisco-based MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform includes a version that's optimized for mobile application integration. The lighter-weight edition of the software makes it much easier for IT organizations to set up back-end-as-a-service mobile application platforms.
A new company, Secful, aims to help companies identify attacks against their APIs and respond in an automated fashion with a "custom-tailored" security-layer. According to the company, existing security solutions don't sufficiently protect APIs and often fail to detect attacks before it's too late.