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Month: November 2014

Technical Debt – What Can You Do

The tenants of good software design suggest businesses seek to create minimal viable products. In other words, develop the most important core features that allow you to deliver a product, and no more. You can always come back and add on to the product at a later date, but time to market is more important. There is an inherent problem…


Use Azure Active Directory and Windows Identity Foundation to Authenticate in MVC

In my last post, I showed how to use Azure Active Directory sync to extend your local Active Directory into Azure. In this post, I’m going to show you how to use Azure Active Directory and Windows Identity Foundation to authenticate in MVC by leveraging the Azure Active Directory. I’ll then configure my MVC site to use Organizational Accounts.…


Using Azure Active Directory Sync to Extend your Local AD into Azure

Hosting a website in Azure that is secured with on-premise domain credentials has never been easier. In this post, I’ll walk you through how to setup Azure Active Directory and Azure AD Synchronization (AAD Sync). In a future post, I’ll show you how to use your extended Azure Active Directory to authenticate users to an MVC application using ASP.NET Identity.…


NHibernate Map by Code Examples – Part 2

This post is the second post in a multi-part series of examples for NHibernate‘s Map by Code feature.  Code in this series has been tested with NHibernate’s latest 4.0 as well as 3.3.3. Part One Many To Many Inverse Bag Part Two (you are here) JoinedSubClassMapping vs SubclassMapping (Discriminators) vs UnionSubclassMapping Part Three ForeignKey “none” IdBag Formula EnumStringType<> JoinedSubClassMapping vs…