On January 24th 2011, Windows Azure Team,  released an update to the Identity Developer Training Kit.

Windows Azure Team also released the first MSDN-hosted Identity Developer Training Course, an online version of the kit where all the labs instructions and setup files are unbundled and individually accessible.

Windows Identity Foundation Guru Vittorio Bertocci also blogged about this announcement here.





January 2011 Identity Developer Training Kit


Besides the usual WIF workshop videos & decks and the labs on WIF + ASP.NET, WIF+WCF, delegation, WIF & Silverlight integration and ACSv1, the news in the January release are:


·       New lab on using the ACS December Labs release for federating with multiple business identity providers (ie ADFS2), using the ACS management API and more

·       The introductory lab on web identity providers, rules and HDR has been updated to the December Labs release of ACS

·       The Windows Azure Single Sign On lab and the WIF+WCF on Windows Azure lab have been updated to the Windows Azure SDK 1.3 and the new Silverlight portal


In addition to the update, the single, extra-long exercise in WIF+WCF on Windows Azure has been refactored in 3 different exercises


·       New slide deck on identity and the cloud, complete with speaker notes, ready for you to re-deliver (taken from this, but with all the ink transformed into PowerPoint animations ;-))

·       The setup of all labs have been revved to the latest version of the dependency checker

·       The resources list has been updated