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Building Bot Application With Azure AD Login Authentication Using AuthBot

The Azure AD is the identity provider, responsible for verifying the identity of users and applications and providing security tokens upon successful authentication of those users and applications. In this article, I have explained about creating Azure AD authentication and integrating into bot applications using AuthBot library.

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Azure Portal goes Native on iOS and Android

Since the beginning of Microsoft Azure with the initial General Availability in February 2010, then Azure Portal has always been a Web Application. It’s gone through a couple of different HTML5 / Javascript versions, including a Silverlight version back in the early days. One things has been constant the entire time, and that is that the Azure Portal has always been a Web Application.

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Azure Security Center previews new threat detections for Linux

Azure Security Center recently launched a limited preview of new analytics that leverage auditd records to detect malicious behaviors on cloud and on-premises Linux machines. Similar to Security Center detections for Windows machines, these new capabilities can be used to detect suspicious processes, dubious login attempts, kernel module loading/unloading, and other activities that could indicate that a machine is under attack or have been breached. These are in addition to network detections that were previously available for Linux, as well as Windows, VMs.

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Announcing improved support in SharePoint Framework for Office UI Fabric Core

The goal of the SharePoint Framework is to allow both Microsoft and customers to build rich, engaging, and consistent user experiences on top of SharePoint. Within the SharePoint product, Office UI Fabric delivers a robust and consistent design language across various experiences such as modern team sites, modern pages, and modern lists. Office UI Fabric is also available for developers using the SharePoint Framework when building custom SharePoint solutions. As new capabilities evolve in the SharePoint product – for example, new site theming options – Office UI Fabric evolves as well. Developers need a staged approach for how they integrate these changes over time into their SharePoint Framework projects.

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Transactional replication to Azure SQL Database is now generally available

We are excited to announce that transactional replication to Azure SQL Database is now generally available (GA). This feature allows you to migrate your on-premises SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Databases with minimal downtime.

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Microsoft to add free premium features to Outlook.com for Office 365 consumer subscribers

Microsoft is adding to Outlook.com for free new ad-free inbox, enhanced malware and phishing protection and larger mailbox sizes. The catch: Users must be Office 365 Home/Premium users to qualify.

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New SQL Server 2017 and Azure data services updates announced

It was barely a month ago that Microsoft announced the general availability of SQL Server 2017 after having released the product in preview and release candidate forms earlier in the year. Today, at PASS Summit 2017, the company has released information on a number of improvements headed for SQL Server and Azure data services.

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