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Modern Authentication with Azure Active Directory for Web Applications by Vittorio Bertocci

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Chapter 4. Introducing the identity developer libraries

In this chapter you'll become acquainted with the collection of developer libraries maintained by the Azure Active Directory team. These libraries are meant to help you take advantage of claims-based identity, and specifically Active Directory, in your applications.

I’ll begin by identifying the tasks that, if you coded them from scratch, would require a great deal of in-depth knowledge of authentication protocols. Those tasks are the best candidates to be packaged in reusable libraries.

I will proceed from there to enumerate the developer libraries that the AD team offers as of spring 2015, outlining their intended use. The list includes libraries that you’ll use throughout the book and ...

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