April 17, 2024

Azure CosmosDB Notebooks

I just found out about a cool feature on the Azure portal ‘data explorer’ for CosmosDB. You can interact with CosmosDB and visualise your data using notebooks. It’s free to …

Cloud authentication with Azure Active Directory B2C in ASP.NET Core

Azure Active Directory B2C (Azure AD B2C) is a cloud identity management solution for web and mobile apps. The service provides authentication for apps hosted in the cloud and on-premises. Authentication types include individual accounts, social network accounts, and federated enterprise accounts. Additionally, Azure AD B2C can provide multi-factor authentication with minimal configuration.

Useful links: Programmatically manage Azure Active Directory (AAD)

How to programmatically create an Azure AD user – https://stackoverflow.com/questions/44756742/how-to-create-azure-ad-user-programmatically Implement Azure AD B2C – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/core/security/authentication/azure-ad-b2c?view=aspnetcore-5.0 Microsoft Graph overview – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/use-the-api A Web API that calls other Azure Web APIs …

Authentication and authorization in Azure App Service and Azure Functions

Azure App Service provides built-in authentication and authorization support (sometimes referred to as “Easy Auth”), so you can sign in users and access data by writing minimal or no code in your web app, RESTful API, and mobile back end, and also Azure Functions. This article describes how App Service helps simplify authentication and authorization for your app.

Azure Event Grid Overview

Event Grid allows you to implement event-based architectures. Concepts Events Every event is comprised of common information such as event source, time of event, and unique id. The event may …

Azure Service Bus overview

Azure Service Bus is a fully managed message broker. Types of messaging scenarios: Messaging – Transfer of data from one component/service to another Decouple applications – Use a message broker …