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IdentityServer3 1.0.0

January 26, 2015

After a lot of work, Dominick and I have released IdentityServer3. His post sums it up perfectly. And thanks to all of the feedback we’ve received.

Today is a big day for us! Brock and I started working on the next generation of IdentityServer over 14 months ago. In fact – I remember exactly how I created the very first file (constants.cs) somewhere in the Swiss Alps and was hunting for internet connection to do a check-in (much to the dislike of my family).

1690 commits later it is time to recap what we did, why we did it – and where we are now.

Having spent a considerable amount of time in the WS*/SAML world, it became more and more apparent that these technologies are not a good match for the modern types of applications that we (and our customers) like to build. These types of applications are pretty much a combination of web and native UIs combined with web APIs. Security protocols need to be API, HTTP and mobile friendly, and we need authentication…

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. January 27, 2015 9:54 am

    Congrats!!! great work…

  2. Tom A permalink
    April 12, 2015 10:28 am

    Thank you both for your hard work on this critically important subject and the gift which you give Asp.Net developers who are not as proficient at security issues. I hope and believe this project will gain traction the way did and kinda-sorta force Microsoft’s hand.

  3. WouterH permalink
    April 15, 2015 9:59 am

    I wonder what you think about this library:

    Is it something that could eventually replace IdentityServer in the future?

  4. Gino permalink
    May 12, 2015 1:50 pm

    Hi, excellent work! Do you have plans to update most of the samples with ASP.Net 5 ?

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