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OAuth2 and OpenID Connect Strategies for AngularJS and ASP.NET

by Kevin Dockx

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.

What you'll learn

A typical application these days consists of (at least) a client application and an API. In this practical, demo-driven course, you'll learn how to work with authorization and authentication using today's widely-used standards: OAuth2 and OpenID Connect. The focus of this course is security, both for Angular and ASP.NET MVC-based applications, but it aims to go beyond that. Amongst other things, we'll look into finding a safe way to get identity-related information in your application over impersonation when accessing an API, right up to dealing with credentials and two-factor authentication.

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About the author

Kevin Dockx is a freelance solution architect, author & consultant, living in Antwerp (Belgium). He's mainly focused on solution/application architectures & security for web-based (API) applications built with .NET, but he also keeps an eye out for new developments concerning other products from the .NET stack. He's a Microsoft MVP and board member of the RD MS Community. He's also a regular speaker at various (inter)national conferences & user group events, and works on various open source pro... more

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