Microsoft v2 Endpoint Primer

Microsoft v2 Endpoint Primer

For some time now, Microsoft has had two distinct systems for authenticating users; Microsoft Account (or MSA) and Azure Active Directory (or Azure AD); MSA for consumer services and Azure AD for enterprise services. The v2 Endpoint allow applications to authenticate both Microsoft Accounts and Azure AD accounts using a single OAUTH 2 endpoint. This allows developers to build applications that are entirely account-agnostic. This article covers the basics of using the v2 Endpoint and OAUTH2 to authenticate users.

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Edge Zoom Level

Edge Zoom Level

I recently ran into a odd problem where the Edge browser’s default zoom level got stuck at 80%. This is how I fixed it. Full disclosure, this happened on an Insider build. As I signed up to eat this dog food, I can’t really complain when it tastes like…. well, dog food.

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Live Writer [Mostly] Lives On

Live Writer [Mostly] Lives On

I include myself in a long list of Windows Live Writer lovers. I’ve tried switching to other editors on multiple occasions but always end up returning. To be perfectly clear, all of alternatives I’ve tied worked as advertised. And in many cases I seriously considered switching. In the end however, they all failed to match the ease and simplicity of Live Writer.

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