How to ignore Self Signed Certificate errors in Windows Store apps (8.1)


For developers there is a rare occasion where ignoring Certificate errors is needed during the development of a new project.  One of our experts, Jeff Sanders, has put together a short video blog that shows how to do this in Windows 8.1 apps.

There are some very limited times you need to ignore Server Certificate errors.  In fact the dangers of doing this are published here: The most dangerous code in the world: validating SSL certificates in non-browser software.  Up until Windows 8.1 you could not do this in Windows Store apps with our HTTP classes.  Now you can do this in .NET, C++ and JavaScript Windows Store apps!


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