Brand New ACS Walkthrough on the New Windows Azure Developer Center

  By now, I am sure, you already heard about the flurry of improvements that swept the Azure Land. If you didn’t, please take a moment to go through Bob’s post here: socks will be blown, the Windows Azure team did an *amazing* job. If you explore the new developer center you’ll eventually land on…

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Identity Is Your Passion? We Are Hiring!

We have a number of open positions for developers and testers in the identity team. We are building something pretty awesome, which of course I can’t (yet) talk about, but if you are a regular reader of this blog I can tell you this: you *will* want to be part of it You can take…

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BlobShare Sample: ACS-Protected File Sharing

Weather is not that good this Sunday afternoon, and the wife warned me already yesterday that today she was going to catch up with the AI class; hence, I think I am going to break the blog-silence and spend some time describing BlobShare, a little jewel my DPE friends quietly released last week (and covered…

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TechEd 2011微软中国技术大会:下周与您相约

  亲爱的中国读者, 我很高兴地宣布今年我也将会出席在北京的TechEd技术会议! 我将会在10月13日星期四演讲几个话题;其中的一个话题跟我在几周前的//Build会议上展示的比较相似,另外一个话题将会是基于claims身份架构的深入浅出。 不过我来北京最重要的原因其实是见到你们!我想向你们学习一切有关如何处理你们应用程序身份的问题,这样我才能够把你们的要求带回雷蒙德。我将会有空出席于TechEd 会场星期三(12日)以及星期五(14日)的会议,如果您感兴趣,请跟我联系吧。 谢谢!期待下周与您相约! 维托里奥 附言:十分感谢我的好朋友兼同事 王超 帮我翻译这篇博客。 P.P.S.: last year’s keynote recording:

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Using ACS in Metro Style Applications

I am sure that many of you, amazed by the fantastic news about the Windows Developer Preview capabilities, wondered if it will be possible to take advantage of ACS even from Metro Style applications. The answer is “yes, absolutely”. We’ve been working with the appropriate Windows engineering team to make sure we connect to ACS…

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Guess what?

…and that’s as much as I can say for now

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Hands-on lab: Windows Azure Marketplace for Applications

  For the series “things I was working on before moving from DPE to the product team”. Today Wade’s gang released an update to the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit containing a new lab, “Introduction to the Windows Azure Marketplace for Applications”. Here there’s a bit of brain dump (not too long, it’s already past…

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A Digression on ACS and Rules

As you know, ACS offers a simple-yet-powerful rule engine which you can use for processing incoming claims and keep out of your application a considerable chunk of logic: claims set normalization, occasional policy decision point, and so on. The primitive there is the claim mapping rule: if an incoming claim matches the premise of a…

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Using the Windows Azure Access Control Service in iOS Applications

Nossir, there is nothing wrong with my blog the screenshot above is indeed taken from a Mac desktop, and the one you see on the center is actually an instance of the iPhone emulator. What you should notice, however, is the list of Identity Providers it shows, so strangely similar to what we have shown…

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New in ACS: Portal in Multiple Languages, a New Rule Type… and Wave Bye-Bye to Quotas

Big news in ACSland today! There few new key features that – I am sure – many of you will welcome with a big smile. As usual, for the full scoop take a look at the announcement and the release notes; here I’ll just give you few highlights & customarily lighthearted commentary. The Portal Comes…

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