Web Services and Interop

A category for WCF and interop

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    +   In this article, I’m going to take a look at some ways you could generate documentation for ASP.NET Web API.  Unless you’ve never generated a Web API website, you’ll be aware that the default templates already include functionality to generate documentation for the API which you might implement, […]

Documenting a ASP.NET Web API with Swagger

Identity Server 3 supports the Client Credentials OAuth2 grant.  I wrote a brief introduction to both OAuth2 and IdentityServer3 last month, this is a follow-on article exploring some other facets of authentication. This is a little bit like basic authentication, in that the client (the application which wants to consume […]

How IdentityServer3 Handles Client Credentials Flow

Introduction Disclaimer: this article assumes the reader is already familiar with OWIN and OAuth standards.  It is published in three parts. Late last year I wanted to implement Open Web Interface for .Net (OWIN) OAuth  functionality for an administrative subdomain.  As it happened, I wanted to specifically integrate OWIN/OAuth authentication/authorization […]

A lightweight implementation OWIN OAuth for ASP.NET Web Forms using ...

Introduction This is going to be a multi-part series of articles with the end goal of producing a solution which handles security/identity claims across domain boundaries using WCF services and Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 (with a federation trust) and Active Directory.  In order to demonstrate an approach to handling […]

Building a Claims Aware Environment using ADFS 2.0 and WCF

Not long ago, I posed a question to the Stack Overflow community – (is there a) “Good Visio Template (or alternative) for SOA/Distributed Systems?”.  Surprisingly, there was only one response! Since then, I have been recently introduced to, of all things, a Java based tool called the ‘Quick Sequence Diagram […]

Quick Sequence Diagram Editor