I recently had the opportunity to deep dive on Azure Cosmos DB’s Change Feed feature for a project. In this post I’d like to share a few things I learned and provide clarity around change feed implementation details that were unclear to me from the docs.Continue reading
Deploying React web applications in Microsoft Azure with Azure Pipelines
This post is the second in a two part series on React JS. The first post covered design decisions to make before starting a project, and this post provides tips for building and deploying React web applications in Microsoft Azure with Azure Pipelines.Continue reading
Design decisions to make before starting a new React JS project
This post is the first in a two part series on React JS. Since there are already tons of great docs and training material for React, the focus of these posts is to highlight some common design decisions and Azure ecosystem build/deploy problems that folks new to React typically run into.
This particular post focuses on the key decisions you should make before you start writing any code.
Edit: Part 2 now is available here.Continue reading
OAuth 2.0 authorization code flow with a React SPA, ASP.NET Core Web API, RBAC roles, and MSAL
Earlier this year the Microsoft Identity Platform team shared new guidance that recommends using the OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code flow for browser based web applications. The reason for this is that new browser security changes are going to cause problems for the commonly used implicit grant flow pattern.
Although I found plenty of great code samples and quickstart material for using the authorization code flow with graph API, it took me a while to figure out how to use it against an ASP.NET Core Web API. The goal of this post is to provide an end-to-end setup guide with source code for the protected web API resource scenario that uses RBAC roles.Continue reading