I made you a token… but I eated it: or how to debug authentication issues in ASP.NET with SecurityTokenVisualizerControl

(in case Internet memes are not your thing: before you flame me for poor grammar, know that the “I eated it” is intentional: see http://icanhascheezburger.com/2007/01/15/i-made-you-a-cookie/) Another week, another sample ASP.NET control for identity! There are moments in the development of claims-based websites in which you want to take a good look at the token that…

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Announcing FabrikamShipping, in-depth semi-realistic sample for Geneva Framework

Do you remember the PDC session in which Kim announced all the new wave of identity products, including Geneva? During that session I showed a pretty comprehensive demo, where  all the products & services worked together for enabling a fairly realistic end-to-end scenario. You have seen demos based on the same scenario at TechEd EU,…

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More details about the Identity Developer Training Kit

After the packed schedule at EIC in Munich, and the frantic beta2 launch activities at teched this week, I have few relatively quiet hours in my office in Redmond before setting sails to the IIW this Sunday. While the eye of the storm lasts, I wanted to spend few more words on detailing what we…

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Geneva Beta 2 is out!

Ahh, *FINALLY* I can talk about it! Few minutes ago we announced from the Forefront blog the availability of the beta 2 release of the “Geneva” products: “Geneva” Framework, “Geneva” Server and Windows CardSpace “Geneva”. The new beta introduces new features, such as the seamless integration with Visual Studio, which make even easier for developers…

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