Authenticating Your Users

The next two chapters show you how to secure your application. You’ll begin by learning about authentication —the process that determines the identity of your user. Once you identify your user, you can control the screens that they can see, and functions that they can perform, in your application. You’ll find out how to implement this type of access control in Chapter 17.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to

  • Choose an authentication method that suits your application type
  • Apply Windows or Forms authentication in your LightSwitch application
  • Share authentication credentials with other applications

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