Adding an opt-in feature to an Azure AD v1 app in a good way

Posted on: 18-04-2018

Opt-in features can be a bit hard to implement with Azure AD. Here we look at an example of doing that for an optional calendar integration.

Azure AD v2 and MSAL from a developer's point of view

Posted on: 10-04-2018

Introduction to the new Azure AD v2 endpoint and its capabilities

Using C# await against JS Promises in Blazor

Posted on: 07-04-2018

Showcases how one could call JavaScript functions returning Promises with await from front-end C# code.

Shared RESX file for data annotation localization in ASP.NET Core 2.0

Posted on: 20-03-2018

Shows a solution for sharing data annotation property name translations and error messages in a single RESX file.

Azure AD Multi-tenant Apps: API Chains and Cyclic Dependencies

Posted on: 17-03-2018

Explores some special scenarios where you have a multi-tenant app that is composed of multiple parts. First the "API Chain" scenario, and second a scenario where two apps require access to each other.

ASP.NET Core + Azure Key Vault + Azure AD MSI = Awesome way to do config

Posted on: 06-03-2018

Looks at an example for storing sensitive configuration in Azure Key Vault, and connecting it to the ASP.NET Core configuration pipeline.

How Device Code Flow works in Azure AD

Posted on: 27-02-2018

In-depth walkthrough on the device code authentication flow which can be used by browserless and input-limited devices.

How to detect a request is an Application Insights ping test

Posted on: 24-02-2018

Shows how to know if an HTTP request came from Application Insights availability tests.

Exploring ActionResult<T> in ASP.NET Core 2.1

Posted on: 18-02-2018

Checking out the new ActionResult<T> class coming in ASP.NET Core 2.1.

Creating an authentication scheme in ASP.NET Core 2.0

Posted on: 02-02-2018

How to make authentication handlers in ASP.NET Core 2.0, and walks through a naive implementation for HTTP Basic authentication.

Hi! My name is Joonas Westlin, I'm a software developer who blogs about ASP.NET, Azure, and Web development.

Azure MVP, MCT, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSD: App Builder