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…

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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…

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Dell Venue Pro: a Jewel and a Race Horse in a Single Chassis

Long time readers know that, besides being far too interested in weird security protocols, I am kind of a gadget freak. Well, after much kicking and screaming I finally managed to put my fangs on a brand new Dell Venue Pro: and ho boy, was it worth the wait. The last phone I bought was…

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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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