IntroductionLive SDK

The previous article, Getting Started with the Live SDK: Authorization, shows you have to request a user’s permission to access parts of their Live ID, including SkyDrive.

Time to take a closer look at what we can do with the REST API and SkyDrive. Listing a user’s folders and files stored in his SkyDrive seems like as good as any place to start.

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IntroductionLive SDK

In a move to compete with DropBox, Google Drive…etc. Microsoft revamped SkyDrive this week incorporating most of Mesh‘s features. If you signed up for SkyDrive before April 22nd, and have uploaded at least one file, be sure to apply for the free upgrade to 25 GB.

I wrote a couple of articles on the use of the DropBox REST API. Microsoft’s revamp made me curious to see if I could do the same with the SkyDrive API.

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