Global Azure Austria 2021

Web API Security With Azure Active Directory

Friday, April 16, 2021 09:00 - 09:50 CEST

Getting started with Azure Active Directory (AAD) can be a bit confusing. Flows, app registrations, service principals, redirect URIs, scopes, client IDs vs. object IDs - the sheer number of concepts you have to be familiar with scares many people away. With his session, Rainer would like to bring some clarity into the auth jungle of AAD. He will not show slides. Instead, he will build an end-to-end application with Angular in the front-end and .NET 5 in the back-end. Rainer will demonstrate how AAD can be used to protect all application layers. On your way through the sample, you will learn about important concepts of AAD.

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About Rainer Stropek

Rainer Stropek is co-founder and CEO of the company software architects and has been serving this role since 2008. At software architects Rainer and his team are developing the award-winning SaaS time tracking solution “time cockpit”. Previously, Rainer founded and led two IT consulting firms that worked in the area of developing software solution based on the Microsoft technology stack.

Rainer is recognized as an expert concerning .NET development, software architecture and databases. He has written numerous books and articles on C#, database development, Microsoft Azure, XAML, and web development. Additionally he regularly speaks at conferences, workshops and trainings in Europe and the US. In 2010 Rainer has become one of the first MVPs for the Microsoft Windows Azure platform. In 2015, Rainer also became a Microsoft Regional Director. 2016, Rainer also got the MVP award for Visual Studio and Developer Technologies.

Rainer graduated the Higher Technical School Leonding (AT) for MIS with honors and holds a BSc (Hons) Computer Studies of the University of Derby (UK).

Rainer Stropek

Rainer Stropek

software architects

About Simon Opelt

Simon is a senior software engineer at software architects gmbh where his daily business is split between developing time cockpit (SaaS time tracking) and various consulting topics. With 10+ years of experience in Azure and related technologies he supports teams in their journey towards DevSecOps and the cloud. In recent years he is often focused on .NET, infrastructure as code, identity/authentication, and cloud service architecture.

Simon Opelt

Simon Opelt

software architects