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#AzureAD: Certificate based authentication for iOS and Android now in preview!

Howdy folks, It seems like hardly a week goes by these days without a new story of leaked credentials, malware and phishing hitting the news. These stories make it super clear that in many ways, passwords are one of the most vulnerable parts of many security regimes. In Microsoft’s Identity Division, we are doing a...

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Microsoft Identity at //build/ 2016

Hi everyone, happy //build/ week! First a quick introduction. Here in the Identity Division we’re focusing more than ever on making developers successful on our identity platform. From enterprises to startups to hobbyists, whether the software you’re writing is for sale or for use by your team. To further that focus, I’ve recently joined the...

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Developer Preview: ADAL Plugin for Apache Cordova

Howdy folks, Today marks another milestone in our quest to make it extra easy for you to take advantage of Azure AD in your applications. In collaboration with MS Open Tech, we are releasing the developer preview of a new plugin for Apache Cordova that wraps our native Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) for iOS,...

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Developer News Roundup: Identity Features in VS2015 CTP6, ADAL v3 Preview Refresh

Howdy folks, What a week it’s been here in the Identity and Security Division. Just so much cool stuff to tell you about. I thought I’d end the week with a post that rounds up a bunch of Azure AD news for developers. In the last couple of weeks we’ve been shipping new, productivity enhancing...

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Azure AD ADAL .NET v3 libraries with Xamarin support now in preview!

Howdy folks, The TechEd Europe 2014 news just keeps on coming! Less than 2 months ago we announced the GA of version 2 of ADAL .NET, the development library that makes it easy to use Active Directory (both Azure and Windows Server) in your .NET, Windows Store and Windows Phone 8.1 applications. Today I am...

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Azure AD Support for JavaScript Single Page Apps using OAuth2 implicit grant now in preview!

Howdy folks, TechEd Europe has just kicked off and to go along with the event, we have a ton of news to share this week. So I’ll be posting a couple times a day for the next few days. To kicking off our string of cool news, we are introducing an important addition to our...

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RC Preview of .NET Auth Libraries. Now 100% Open Source!

Howdy folks, We are one step away from releasing wave 2 of our authentication libraries for .NET! Today we published the release candidates of both our Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) for .NET/Windows Store/Windows Phone and (in collaboration with our ASP.NET friends) the new OWIN middleware components for OpenId Connect and WS-Federation. The important changes...

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Preview Release of ADAL for Windows Phone 8.1 Now Available!

Howdy folks, Today I am happy to announce that our SDK family just gained a new member: the Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) for Windows Phone 8.1! ADAL for Windows Phone further extends the reach of our client libraries, joining the ranks of ADAL for iOS, ADAL for Android, and of course ADAL for Windows...

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