The Microsoft Graph Webhooks .NET Sample Code by Microsoft shows the procedure for integrating webhook subscriptions functionality in .NET apps using the Microsoft Graph API. This way, the apps can listen to notifications about the data changes that occur in the Microsoft accounts of users. A developer must also have Visual Studio 2015, Azure Portal’s app ID and Key, a public HTTP endpoint for HTTP requests transmission, and a Microsoft account to be able to deploy the sample code.
The popularity of chat APIs has risen in recent years. Companies can use Chat APIs to help engage with customers during a sales process and the most popular ones enable organizations to provide real-time customer support, allowing them to offer greater overall customer-centricity.
Thanksgiving is one of those times of the year when everyone naturally gets a little more retrospective. With that in mind now is as good a time as any to reflect on what developers should be thankful for in 2012. To that end, arguably the thing that made developers in the last year more productive than any time in recent memory was RESTful APIs. After all, the value of any application rises in almost direct proportion to the number of other applications it can be integrated with. RESTful APIs have made it easier to integrate applications than ever.
Cisco announces a $150m Spark fund to fuel development on its Cisco Spark Platform, which provides a communication platform that combines messaging, call and meeting features. The service is similar to Slack with a focus on the Enterprise market. All 3 services are currently available in the US.