After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Understand the components exposed by Windows Azure AppFabric.
Install and use the Windows Azure AppFabric Software Development Kit (SDK).
Build a simple solution that leverages the Service Bus feature to connect two applications.
Understand the Access Control Service.
Build a claims-based authentication mechanism in the cloud.
This chapter is dedicated to one of the most important components of the Windows Azure Platform: Windows Azure AppFabric. AppFabric consists of an Internet Service Bus and a claims-based Access Control Service. This chapter describes these components and then guides you through the process of creating a simple application that uses them. ...