Another identity development widget brought to you by Vittorio’s team. This time it’s a very tiny control called SecurityTokenVisualizer that helps debugging claims-aware web applications. But the thing I like of this control is that it can also be used as a teaching tool, very useful for demos by the way. Last week we “dogfooded”... read more
Vittorio just announced it in his blog… we helped writing an experiment of raising the level of abstraction to work against claims. We created a server control that allows you to work with claims. There are three types of expression: Claim Value: set the value of a property with the value of a specified claim... read more
In my last post I talked about an identity roadmap and how we are helping companies to achieve Level 1: Externalizing Authentication. In this first level, we only care about checking the credentials of a user in a Security Token Service and issue a token with a couple of claims. That token will be enough... read more
The following table shows an analogy of identity concepts between a single application and a federated application. The single app has its own identity silo and the federated app relies on an STS (like Geneva Server). I find this analogy useful to explain how things differ from the non-federated non-claim-based world.