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Provisioning an Office 365 group with an approval flow and Azure functions-part 1

Office 365 groups span over various Office 365 services and provide a great way for collaborating. By default, every user can create an Office 365 group. While self-service is a good thing and many businesses adopted into that direction, some companies still prefer the controlled approach. In real world environments, organizations usually want to restrict the group provisioning so that IT can control the wild growth of groups. This article series shows how to create an Office 365 group with an attached approval process with SharePoint Online, Flow and Azure functions. See how this works here!

Add your local IP address to a SQL Azure Firewall easily

When working with SQL Azure you are aware that a connection is just established, if the client’s IP address is configured in the firewall of the SQL Azure database server. You needed to open the Azure Portal-SQL servers service, and add your IP address manually. Well, the good story is, now the SQL Server 2016 Management Studio does this for you!

Tips for PowerApps-issues and status

Recently I got an error in my PowerApp when trying to get an Office 365 User Profile, although this was working before: The service returned an error: Office365Users!MyProfile: {"status":402,"message":Insufficient privileges to complete the operation.","source":"127.0.0.1"}”. See here how to deal with such scenarios!

All you need to know about Visual Studio Code-Tips and Tricks

Visual Studio Code (VSC) provides developers with a fast and powerful code editor.VSC is available as cross-platform development tool, supporting OS X, Linux, and Windows and is a cost free part of the Visual Studio family. Download the Visual Studio Code Tips & Tricks Vol. 1 document to get 26 pages of tips and tricks for this great code editor.