OWIN and Katana: the new HTTP host for .NET web applications

A session at SDD 2014

Tuesday 20th May, 2014

2:00pm to 3:30pm (GMT)

OWIN is a fairly new specification for modelling an HTTP server API for hosting web applications. The intent is to decouple the host from the application with the goal of providing a simpler programming model with potentially better performance than traditional web servers. While OWIN is a specification, Katana is Microsoft’s implementation of an OWIN host.

In this session we will further discuss OWIN, Katana and how to write applications and middleware that take advantage of this new and exciting hosting environment.

About the speakers

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Brock Allen

Brock is an independent consultant based in the US

Brock specialises in web technologies. He holds three degrees (one of which is in Computer Science), and has been working in software development since 1995. In the unmanaged world he has done development with COM, COM+, MFC and VB6, but once .NET was released he shifted to C# and ASP.NET. He has been focusing on the web (and particularly security) ever since, with a broad set of skills covering JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, IIS, WebForms, MVC and WebAPI. Brock is an author and instructor for developer training company DevelopMentor, where he manages the web curriculum, and is also a thinktecture associate. He frequently posts to the ASP.NET forums, is a MVP for ASP.NET/IIS, a member of ASPInsiders, and a contributor to the ASP.NET platform.

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Dominick Baier

Dominick works as an associate consultant for the Germany-based company thinktecture

Dominick's main area of focus is software security in general, and identity & access control in particular. He helps customers around the world to implement claims-based identity, single sign-on, authorisation and federation in their web applications, services and APIs. Dominick is the author of Developing More-Secure ASP.NET Applications, the co-author of the Microsoft Patterns & Practices Guide to Claims-Based Identity and Access Control and founder of the IdentityModel, IdentityServer and AuthorizationServer open source projects.

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SDD 2014

England England, London

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Time 2:00pm3:30pm GMT

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  • A Guide to Claims-Based Identity and Access Control: Authentication and Authorization for Services and the Web (Microsoft patterns & practices)
  • Developing More-Secure Microsoft® ASP.NET 2.0 Applications (Pro Developer)

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