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This article provides detailed steps to send emails via Microsoft Graph API using Microsoft/Office 365 account. This is a different approach compared with SMTP.
Are you a seasoned programmer? If yes, you may remember that in early 2000s, XML technologies are commonly used in web or API projects for data transfers before JSON. This article provides an example about using XSLT to transform XML to HTML. This idea was adopted by many early developers to create template engine before Fluid or Razor or other engines became popular.
Are you still using SSMS? Well, there is a better tool Azure Data Studio for data people. You can use it to connect to SQL Server databases to run queries and you can also use it to create Jupyter Notebooks using Python, Spark and other supported kernels. This can be a very good tool if you are using SQL Server Big Data Cluster (BDC).
With latest .NET 6 SDK, you can build Azure V4 serverless functions easily in Visual Studio 2022 preview editions. This article shows a HTTP request triggered Azure V4 function.
Thinking about configuring a Hadoop 3.3.0 cluster on your Windows 10 machine? It will provide you a smooth installation experience if you follow this article.
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