Sending LOB Events to Yammer Open Graph – demo App #BIWUG

Hi,

Here is the demo code of a solution I showed at BIWUG. As a reminder, here is what the App does:

  • When installed into a Host Web, it attaches security event receivers to the Calendar list of the Host Web in order to send Calendar events to Yammer OpenGraph

In this case, I prefered to show something simple rather than actual LOB events but the principle remains the same.

From a technical point of view, the App makes use of :

  • An Azure Storage Queue to log events
  • An Azure Web Site to host SharePoint Remote Event Receivers
  • A Yammer App that you must create on your Yammer Tenant to retrieve a ClientID and a Global Admin Token (as explained during my session)

In order to test it, the only absolutely required step is to create a Yammer App and grab the ClientId+GAT. You also need to create a ClientId/ClientSecret in SharePoint and update the web.config file of the remote web. In the demo code, find all occurrences of Your_, these are all the placeholders in which you have to provide your own values.

You can download the code here

Happy Coding

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About Stephane Eyskens

Office 365, Azure PaaS and SharePoint platform expert
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