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Azure Active Directory for Secure Application Development

By : Sjoukje Zaal
Book Image

Azure Active Directory for Secure Application Development

By: Sjoukje Zaal

Overview of this book

Azure Active Directory for Secure Application Development is your one-stop shop for learning how to develop secure applications using modern authentication techniques with Microsoft Azure AD. Whether you’re working with single-tenant, multi-tenant, or line-of-business applications, this book contains everything you need to secure them. The book wastes no time in diving into the practicalities of Azure AD. Right from the start, you’ll be setting up tenants, adding users, and registering your first application in Azure AD. The balance between grasping and applying theory is maintained as you move from the intermediate to the advanced: from the basics of OAuth to getting your hands dirty with building applications and registering them in Azure AD. Want to pin down the Microsoft Graph, Azure AD B2C, or authentication protocol best practices? We’ve got you covered. The full range of Azure AD functionality from a developer perspective is here for you to explore with confidence. By the end of this secure app development book, you’ll have developed the skill set that so many organizations are clamoring for. Security is mission-critical, and after reading this book, you will be too.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Part 1: Getting Started with the Microsoft Identity Platform
Part 2: Authentication and Protocols
Part 3: Azure AD B2C

Chapter 8: Advanced Features of Azure AD B2C

In the previous chapter, we covered the basics and built-in functionalities of Azure AD B2C. We created an Azure AD B2C tenant and added a user to it. Then, we covered how to create user flows in the Azure AD B2C tenant using the Azure portal. And finally, we used a sample application to connect to the Azure AD tenant using the SDKs that Microsoft provides, and signed in to Azure AD B2C.

In this chapter, we are going to build upon the previous chapter. We are going to look into identity providers in Azure AD B2C, and how you can configure them and add them to your user flows. We will use the sample application from the previous chapter to test this. Next, we are going to cover how you can change the UI of the default Azure AD B2C authentication experience so that it can be fully integrated into your application and looks like the branding of your custom applications. We are also going to look into what Microsoft Graph offers in conjunction...