Major update to ACS now available

Today I’m excited to announce a major update to ACS. It’s available in our labs environment: http://portal.appfabriclabs.com. Keep in mind that there is no SLA around this release, but accounts and usage of the service are free while it is in the labs environment. This release includes many of the features I discussed late last…

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ACS integration with Windows Live ID & Facebook Connect

I’ve received several requests regarding ACS and Windows Live ID integration for websites. This post describes what you can do with ACS and Windows Live ID today (with the new release of ACS). It takes a bit of code, but the integration is pretty straightforward. Note that this code isn’t hardened and it relies heavily…

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Interesting article on Azure Services

Today I caught up on some press material on Azure Services. For those that haven’t seen it, the picture version of Azure Services is below: One article published in late February popped out at me: http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/?p=2173. Among other things, this article brings good questions regarding how aligned and integrated the Azure Services platform is today….

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