Windows CardSpace: FAQ for ASP.NET Developers

Few frequently asked question for ASP.NET developers: The Identity Selector dialog box is displayed only for SSL protected pages. Therefore you are required to deploy your application on a Web server and install a SSL Certificate. Windows CardSpace does not work with Self Signed Certificates and will die horribly. These certificates do not have CRL field. It contains a URL that CardSpace will check for the revocation list. For ASP.NET developers there is Toolbox control written by Christian Arnold. Add this to your Toolbox and you won’t need to write a single line of code. Watch demo. When you use…

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3D Full Screen Window and Dynamic XAML Sample with WPF

One nice feature of WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation, .Net 3.0) is the integration of 3D library with the existing framework. Today I worked with Viewport3D class. This class handles it all for managing 3D views. The “Hello World” example I coded here basically demonstrates three features: Loading XAML dynamically at runtime Playing with 3D objects using Viewport3D and make them rotate using mouse. Creating transparent and full-screen windows Let’s drill down to the technical details of above three aspects: Firstly, loading XAML runtime can be achieved using System.Windows.Markup.XamlReader class. The Load function takes a stream object (containing XAML source) and…

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