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Working With OAuth2 and OpenID Connect from a Xamarin Forms Application using IdentityServer3

Recently a few people asked me on Twitter if OAuth2/OpenID Connect, using IdentityServer as STS, can be used from a Xamarin application, and if yes, how that should be done. So I promised to create a sample app – for the first one, I used Xamarin Forms (iOS, Android, WinPhone). The sample comes in two… Read more »


NDC London: REST Best Practices slides + code

I just finished my session at NDC London – for those of you who were there, here’s the code + slidedeck. For those of you who weren’t, a short description: REST used to be a buzzword, but these days, it’s a given: we’re all building REST-ful API’s (or want to be building them). Yet there’s… Read more »


Pluralsight Course: OAuth2 and OpenID Connect Strategies for Angular and ASP.NET

I’m very happy to announce that during the holiday season my latest Pluralsight course was published!  This one covers all you need to know about OAuth2 and OpenID Connect, whether you’re working on an Angular application or an ASP.NET (MVC) application. A typical application these days consists of (at least) a client application and an… Read more »

My Pluralsight Courses

When you’re building an Angular or ASP.NET MVC-based application, sooner or later you’ll want to secure it – preferably sooner rather than later. In this course, you’ll learn how OAuth2 and OpenID Connect, today’s widely-used standards, can help you with that.

  • Intermediate

  • December 21st, 2015

We all seem to be building RESTful APIs these days. But REST is bigger than that: it’s an architectural system. If you’re looking to learn what REST really is and how to build a RESTful API with Web API, aimed at multiple client types (web/mobile), this is the right course for you.  

  • Intermediate

  • March 5th, 2015

XAML is the language of choice for WPF, Windows Phone, Windows Store, and Silverlight apps. This course is a very demo-driven, practical introduction to XAML, aimed at anyone who wants to get started with XAML.

  • Beginner

  • July 16th, 2014

This course covers the different aspects of performance in Windows 8 applications, a definite must for any Windows 8 developer. Learn about the impact of how your XAML is structured, working with large collections & virtualization, async, analytics, and much more.  

  • Intermediate

  • August 30th, 2013

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