New Paper: Single Sign-On from Active Directory to a Windows Azure Application

I knooow, for many of you this is already Not News; but I can assure you that if you would have spent the last few days wrestling with the airlines & bad weather combo in EU, combined with the anechoic force field that seems to isolate my Mom’s house from the Internet,  you’d be lagging…

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More ACS Goodness coming your way

…just in time for the holidays! The ACS guys just rolled out an improvements-studded update to their service. Some of those improvements include: Improved error messages by adding sub-codes and more detailed descriptions. Adding primary/secondary flag to the certificate to allow an administrator to control the lifecycle. Added support for importing the Relying Party from…

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December Windows Azure Platform Training Kit & Course Out, Colors Your Holidays Azure

In this mid-December the magic of the training kit renews itself! Surf to our MSDN location for a cornucopia of updated labs, new presentations and new demos (with scripts!). For the most territorial among you, you can download on your machine the entire kit in all its glory. Yours truly’s contribution is around the updated…

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Intervista con Giorgio sul Corriere

Eccomi all’aeroporto di Seattle, dove sono giunto dopo una guidatona all’alba. Nevica da ieri sera, e spero proprio che l’aereo che mi accingo a prendere riesca a portarmi in vacanza come da programma (un paio di giorni a Honolulu per il Thanksgiving, dopo i quali andro dritto a Pechino per la keynote del TechEd in…

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在中国TechEd上演讲!

[thanks to Dan Yang for the translation :-)] 我将讲授两个课程,都在12月2日,下面是课程安排: Session Code COS-300-1 9:45-10:45 云计算中的身份认证以及访问控制 Identity & Access Control in the Cloud     Session Code ARC-300-4 17:00-18:00 利用Windows Azure Platform开发SaaS的解决方案 Developing SaaS Solutions with the Windows Azure Platform     我上次来北京还是在2009年1月:那已经是很久以前的事了。我迫不及待再次看看你们美丽的城市,见见优秀的开发者们!

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ACS and Windows Phone 7

I still need to finish packing for Berlin, but this is so good that it warrants taking a break from socks tetris and jolting few lines on the blog right away. Caleb just released the code of the WP7+ACS demo I’ve shown last week in my PDC session (direct link to the WP7 demo here)….

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Speaking @… PDC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yesterday we released the list of sessions for PDC2010. I am dazzled to be finally be able to say it: I have the honor to be the speaker for the identity breakout session! I had the pleasure to present at PDC09 as well, and speaking at PDC is always a Big Deal; but if you…

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Speaking @… PayPal Innovate X 2010

One of the parts in FabrikamShipping SaaS I’m most proud of is the integration with PayPal’s Adaptive Payments API. We’ve been collaborating directly with PayPal for few weeks, and specifically with Praveen Alavilli and  Shah Rasesh, for finding the best way to take advantage of the payment APIs in the FabrikamShipping scenario. Working with those…

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Speaking @… ØREDEV

As it often happens, this year two great events take place in the same time slot: both Tech.Ed Europe and ØREDEV are scheduled for the week of November the 8th. According to the Law of Inviolability of Events’ Time Slots, enunciated in a form or another by many professional speakers but usually boils down to…

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Speaking @… Tech.Ed Europe

It’s that time of the year again. After few months of Redmond-centric work, in early November I am scheduled to hop on a plane for Berlin and once again partake to the technology feast of Tech.Ed Europe, 2010 edition. I don’t have a really good memory of last year’s experience, but that’s entirely due to…

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