Episode 063 on unified authentication and Outlook APIs—Office 365 Developer Podcast

In this episode, Richard DiZerega talks to Venkat Ayyadevara about the new unified APIs for mail/contact/calendar and the converged consumer/commercial app registration and authentication offered in Azure AD’s “v2” application model.

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About Venkat Ayyadevara

VenkatAyyadevara_MEC2014-1024x1024Venkat is a program manager at Microsoft on the Outlook team and owns the mail, calendar, and contact APIs for Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com. He has been at Microsoft for over seven years and has worked on the developer platform, server-to-server OAuth framework, an Exchange protocol-aware request-routing frontend, Outlook Web App, and a recent transport for Outlook/Exchange connectivity called MAPI over HTTP. Prior to Microsoft, Venkat worked at Amazon Web Services, Evoxis (a startup in Pittsburgh, PA), and Trilogy Software in Austin, TX. He lives in the Seattle metro area and enjoys reading about current affairs, watching murder mysteries and music of all varieties.

About the hosts

An image of Jeremy Thake, a newly appointed tTechnical pProduct mManager at Microsoft responsible for the Visual Studio Developer story for Office 365 developmentJeremy is a technical product manager at Microsoft responsible for the Visual Studio Developer story for Office 365 development. Previously he worked at AvePoint Inc., a large ISV, as the chief architect shipping two apps to the Office Store. He has been heavily involved in the SharePoint community since 2006 and was awarded the SharePoint MVP award four years in a row before retiring the title to move to Microsoft. You can find Jeremy blogging at www.jeremythake.com and tweeting at @jthake.

RIchard diZerega
Richard is a software engineer in Microsoft’s Developer Experience (DX) group, where he helps developers and software vendors maximize their use of Microsoft cloud services in Office 365 and Azure. Richard has spent a good portion of the last decade architecting Office-centric solutions, many that span Microsoft’s diverse technology portfolio. He is a passionate technology evangelist and frequent speaker are worldwide conferences, trainings and events. Richard is highly active in the Office 365 community, popular blogger at†www.richdizz.com, and can be found on twitter at @richdizz. Richard is born, raised and based in Dallas,TX but works on a worldwide team based in Redmond. In his spare time, Richard is an avid builder of things (BoT), musician, and lightning fast runner.

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