Authenticating Users from Passive IPs in Rich Client Apps – via ACS

It’s been a couple of years that we released the first samples showing how to take advantage of ACS from Windows Phone 7 applications; the iOS samples, released in the Summer,  and the Windows8 Metro sample app last Fall demonstrated that the pattern applies to just any type of rich clients. Although we explored the…


“Mango” and the ACS+Phone Samples

Yesterday we released the Beta of the Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1, with a boatload of new awesome features (I’ll write about one of those in the next post). Beta versions are likely to have some known issues, and this one is no exception. In fact, there is a bug that you are likely to…


Live from TechEd Atlanta: Drew Shows Windows Azure, Windows Phone 7–Uses Identity to Glue Them

Just few hours ago Wade announced the new release of the Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone, with support for ACS. You can already see the bits in action from the stage of the TechEd keynote – nonetheless – from where a very elegant Drew Robbins is demonstrating Fabrikam Fiber, a really cool scenario scenario…


The New Hands-on Lab on ACS + WP7 + OAuth2.0 OData Service

After the new content storm of yesterday, here I’ll start to look at some individual pieces. The first one I’d like to feature is the new ACS+WP7 phone, based on the work of Caleb from the ACS team (hear the details from the man himself here). It’s available both online in out msdn course and…