Objective 5.5: Manage web authentication

Windows Store apps can implement a custom authentication and authorization mechanism for users to log on and access resources as well as to interact with specific content. With the popularity of online services many users access every day—such as Windows Live, Twitter, Facebook, Flicker, and others—Windows Store apps can authenticate users using these services. This is more relevant when the content from these services is being accessed with the Windows Store app. An app should be able to log on the user without requiring them to provide their credentials in the app itself.

WinRT APIs provide the Windows.Security.Authentication.Web namespace for supporting authentication of Windows Store apps with remote ...

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