Azure AD B2C Error Code: AADSTS50011 Tip: Don’t botch the Reply Address

Application ID ‘c8f9a6ef-a5c6-4d19-993d-2c4ded2b55d6’ is a Web app / API. AADSTS50011: The reply address 'https://localhost:44318/' does not match the reply addresses configured for the application: 'c8f9a6ef-a5c6-4d19-993d-2c4ded2b55d6'. Do not get reply URL confused with home page URL. There is a dedicated place for Reply URLs and you can have more than one!

Azure Active Directory B2C Global Administrator can’t login to B2C tenant app

I have been doing some testing with the Azure Active Directory Graph API and encountered some issues when using my global administrator account to attempt login to one of the application’s I registered within the B2C tenant. In doing so, I discovered something interesting about the Global Administrator accounts within the Azure AD B2C tenant. … Continue reading Azure Active Directory B2C Global Administrator can’t login to B2C tenant app

Setting up and Managing Azure Active Directory B2C: The Complete Guide to Azure Portal Weirdness

So I’ve been working a lot with Azure Active Directory B2C recently and thought I would jot down some of the idiosyncrasies I’ve found while using the Azure Portal. The implementation leaves much to be desired and can be very jarring and seem disjointed to new users. I’ll focus on a few of the common … Continue reading Setting up and Managing Azure Active Directory B2C: The Complete Guide to Azure Portal Weirdness

File Upload Handler built using Azure Service Fabric

I’ve been experimenting with different scenarios on Service Fabric and one came to mind immediately. Uploading large, multi-part files. I got a working prototype working in short order. I still need to fully vet it to ensure that it scales but it “works on my machine”. 😊 You can go get my code from GitHub. … Continue reading File Upload Handler built using Azure Service Fabric

Service Fabric Samples Dissection: Visual Objects

Azure Service Fabric is not for the faint of heart. It is extremely cool but it’s a bit different than the traditional way of doing things in .NET projects. Thanks to a particularly persuasive client of mine, I’ve decided to dissect some of the samples available from Microsoft so that someone new to Service Fabric … Continue reading Service Fabric Samples Dissection: Visual Objects

Hosting a Console Application as a Guest Executable in Service Fabric

I’ve been experimenting with the efficiency of Guest Executable workloads hosted in Service Fabric. One of the key benefits of Service Fabric is that you can host applications that weren’t originally designed for the cloud but enable them to be hyper scalable. That’s great but could it be done with an application that was designed … Continue reading Hosting a Console Application as a Guest Executable in Service Fabric

TripleA for UWP: Cross-Platform Turn-Based Strategy Game

I started a new open source project where I am going to be experimenting with creating a UWP client application that takes full advantage of the Windows stack in a cross-form factor way. I will be doing custom tailoring of the game experience for Mobile, Desktop, Xbox One, and HoloLens experiences. The open source project … Continue reading TripleA for UWP: Cross-Platform Turn-Based Strategy Game

Streaming Content using Azure Media Services to a Windows Universal App

I have been dabbling at the intersection of Windows Universal apps and Azure Media Services. I uploaded a video file that I produced using Camtasia Studio. I encoded it as H264 Adaptive Bitrate MP4 1080p output. The final video was about 6GB in size. So I found a few great resources and was able to … Continue reading Streaming Content using Azure Media Services to a Windows Universal App