• Definition “A Security Token Service (STS) is the plumbing that builds, signs, and issues security tokens using the interoperable protocols…” “The “Zermatt” Framework makes it easy to build your own STS. It’s up to you to figure out how to implement the logic, or rules that drive it (often referred to as security policy).” Active vs... read more
  • With Web Client Software Factory, when you require your application to store information in the session state, you can use the Composite Web Application Block class StateValue to store the information. This class supports code that runs both in a Web server environment (the session is available, and data is stored there) and outside of... read more
  • Symptom When you use a newer version of the AjaxControlToolkit in the AutoComplete QuickStart, a runtime error occurs: “Parser Error Message: Could not load file or assembly ‘AjaxControlToolkit, Version=1.0.10618.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=28f01b0e84b6d53e’ or one of its dependencies.” Root Cause Since the AjaxControlToolkit.dll assembly is strong named, you must use the same assembly version that the AjaxControlToolkit.WCSFExtensions... read more
  • How to: Upgrade to GAT/GAX July 2007 CTP

    Published by on August 6th, 2007 6:22 pm under GAT/GAX, How To

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    It is a minor update to the previous February 2007 CTP, and includes the following fixes and improvements: Support for both Visual Studio 2005 and Visual Studio 2008 Betas 1 and 2 (Orcas) Improved installer (using The Windows Installer XML (WiX)) Support for Registration as Normal User (RANU) and experimental hive Enhanced support for installing Visual... read more